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Underworld: Blood Wars

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    73
    from 3 reviewers
  • Underworld: Blood Wars
    2016
    91 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Anna Foerster

    Actors: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver

    Plot: Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.

    Disc Release Date: 25 April 2017

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      87
    • Extra
      58
    • Movie
      60

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      90
    • Underworld: Blood Wars was filmed digitally using Red Weapon Dragon cameras, with a resolution of 6K and finished using a 4K Digital Intermediate (DI), meaning we’re seeing the full native resolution on...

    • Audio
      90
    • The DTS-HD MA 5.1 track on the Full HD Blu-ray is tremendous in terms of the surround envelope and bass reproduction; but the Dolby Atmos track (only on the UHD disc) betters it at almost every turn in...

    • Extra
      50
    • Disc 1 – UHD Moments – Four ‘highlight’ reels taken from the film: Selene (@ 13 minutes), Semira (@ 9 minutes), Lycans (@ 11 minutes) and David (@ 10 minutes) Cast and Crew – A number of production photos....

    • Movie
      50
    • There is no beginning, there is no end. There is only becoming. Yes, there is another Underworld film! Underworld: Blood Warsis the fifth in the burgeoning franchise that only seems to exist so that producer...

    • Total
      80
    • Yes, there is another Underworld film! Delving deeper and deeper into DTV territory Underworld Blood Wars is pretty much a rehash of the previous four instalments; this time around a new charismatic Lycan...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Underworld: Blood Wars was reportedly shot at 6K, finished at 4K, and is presented on the 2160p UHD format with a true 4K presentation. The film makes for very good UHD material, even as the movie is rather...

    • Audio
      100
    • While the Blu-ray features a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless soundtrack, this UHD release of Underworld: Blood Wars offers a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. Much like the video comparison, it's not fair to say...

    • Extra
      50
    • As with most Sony UHD releases, Underworld: Blood Wars contains no supplements unique to the 4K disc beyond the cast & crew photo tab and the collection of Moments: Selene (2160p, HDR, 13:16), Semira (2160p,...

    • Movie
      40
    • One of the most common reactions to learning of Underworld: Blood Wars isn't excitement, it's "they're making another one of those movies?" The longstanding franchise, previously four films strong and...

    • Total
      70
    • Underworld: Blood Wars amounts to little more than franchise filler, a movie that's a step away from DTV fodder. It never sparks the imagination or tries to do anything different; even the Nordic Vampires...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The fifth installment of the sexy gothic vampire franchise sinks its teeth into Ultra HD with a strong HEVC H.265 encode that doesn't really drive a stake through its Blu-ray counterpart. To be fair, there...

    • Audio
      100
    • The battle between vampires and werewolves takes a stab at 4K with a bombastically engaging Dolby Atmos soundtrack that's exclusive to the Ultra HD version. Like its DTS-HD counterpart, the object-based...

    • Extra
      20
    • The Official Graphic Novel (HD): As suspected, this a graphic novel version of the movie where users can flip through the pages via their remote cursors.Building a Blood War (HD, 12 min): The standard...

    • Movie
      40
    • At this point in the still-apparently-popular vampire saga, do moviegoers really require a brief recap of the events leading up to Underworld: Blood Wars? As the fifth installment of the millennia-long...

    • Total
      60
    • Underworld: Blood Wars is the fifth installment to the horror-fantasy soap-opera series, detailing the millennia-long battle between the stylishly gothic undead and the wooly, uncouth werewolf pack. Continuing...

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