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X-Men: First Class

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    78
    from 4 reviewers
  • X-Men: First Class
    2011
    131 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10

    Director: Matthew Vaughn

    Actors: James McAvoy, Laurence Belcher, Michael Fassbender, Bill Milner

    Plot: In the 1960s, superpowered humans Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr work together to find others like them, but Erik's vengeful pursuit of an ambitious mutant who ruined his life causes a schism to divide them.

    Disc Release Date: 4 October 2016

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      56
    • Movie
      79

    all scores

    • Video
      80
    • X-Men: First Class was shot on 35mm film but it was finished using a 2K Digital Intermediate (DI). That 2K DI presumably formed the basis for this Ultra HD Blu-ray release and was then upscaled by 20th...

    • Audio
      90
    • X-Men: First Class was released theatrically with a Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack and that formed the basis of the lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1-channel soundtrack used on the original Blu-ray release....

    • Extra
      80
    • The Ultra HD Blu-ray release of X-Men: First Class comes in a two-disc set with the Full HD Blu-ray included, although this disc is locked to Region A. The extras are included on the regular Blu-ray and...

    • Movie
      80
    • After the disastrous X-Men: Last Stand and the terrible X-Men Origins: Wolverine, director Matthew Vaughan had the unenviable task of saving the franchise. The fact that Vaughan was chosen was all the...

    • Total
      70
    • X-Men: First Class is a great film that manages to reboot the ailing franchise whilst remaining true to the spirit of the comics and the earlier films. A great script and some excellent casting, along...

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      70
    • X-Men: First Class is presented on 4K UHD courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment with an HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer in 2.35:1. X-Men: First Class was shot on film and finished at a 2K...

    • Audio
      90
    • This 4K UHD disc utilizes the same DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 track that Casey assessed in his X-Men: First Class Blu-ray review....

    • Extra
      20
    • The 4K UHD disc ports over the Composer's Isolated Score from the standard Blu-ray supplemental package, albeit still in Dolby Digital 5.1. The 1080p Blu-ray disc included in this package includes all...

    • Movie
      80
    • Fox has arguably been just a little random or at least haphazard with regard to releasing films in the X-Men franchise on 4K UHD. X-Men: Days of Future Past 4K was part of Fox's first wave of releases...

    • Total
      80
    • X-Men: First Class...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      70
    • 20th Century Fox delivers a 4K UHD release of 'X-Men: First Class', which has a HEVC H.265 encode in HDR10 with a 2.35:1 aspect ratio. This release has a digital download code as well as the standard Blu-ray...

    • Audio
      80
    • Did 20th Century Fox not care about this release? Usually with these 4K releases, we get an updated audio presentation, usually with a Dolby Atmos presentation or a 7.1 mix. That is not the case here....

    • Extra
      10
    • The 4K UHD Disc and the standard Blu-ray version has a composer's isolated score audio option, but that's it. The standard Blu-ray version comes with all of the imported extras from the previous release,...

    • Movie
      90
    • This summer saw its fair share of superhero movies. Like most summers, there were some that were better than others. It's my opinion that 'X-Men: First Class' eclipsed all those other superhero movies...

    • Total
      60
    • 'X-Men: First Class' is an excellent film in my opinion. It definitely kick-started the revamp of the 'X-Men' franchise and it has been great ever since. The origin stories are all excellent and it was...

    AVSForum review by Ralph Potts
    • Video
      76
    • UHD Presentation: 76 (Each rating is worth 4 points with a max of 5 per category)...

    • Audio
      92
    • Extra
    • Disc 1: X-Mn First Class Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc 2: X-Men First Class Blu-ray (HD) X marks the spot: Explore the creation of X-Men First Class in this interactive in movie experience that looks behind the...

    • Movie
    • Before they were superheroes, the fate of humanity depended on an extraordinary group of youngsters who went on to become X-Men: First Class. This prequel tells the origins of Charles Xavier (McAvoy) and...

    • Total
      84
    • As a fan I am pleased to own it in Ultra HD. For those considering an upgrade I would recommend a rental prior to purchase as the difference in video quality may not justify it....