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Smurfs: The Lost Village

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    75
    from 3 reviewers
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village
    2017
    90 min
    PG
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Kelly Asbury

    Actors: Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello, Jack McBrayer

    Plot: In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest, leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.

    Disc Release Date: 11 July 2017

    • Video
      82
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      72
    • Movie
      68

    all scores

    • Video
      90
    • The Lost Village looks to have been finished with a 2K Digital Intermediate (DI), resulting in a 4K upscale on this Ultra HD Blu-ray disc, although the 2160p presentation, framed in the movie's original...

    • Audio
      90
    • The accompanying Dolby Atmos track rides high on an impressive Dolby TrueHD 5.1 core, making the most of the boisterous and frenetic mix with a the score and pop music tracks that pepper the piece, and...

    • Extra
      70
    • Whilst retaining the Audio Commentary track, the Ultra HD Blu-ray release of Smurfs: The Lost Village is otherwise bare bones, lazily - but unsurprisingly - relegating all of the multitude of bitty extras...

    • Movie
      60
    • The Smurfs drop their live action characters in favour of a fun fully animated affair set apart from its predecessors, for better and worse. Whilst it has accrued some measure of controversy in certain...

    • Total
      80
    • It may be a fun diversion but it'll never compete with bigger scale Pixar-esque productions without more ambition That's perhaps the trouble with the perfectly watchable Smurfs: The Lost Village. It's...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Smurfs: Lost Village was reportedly finished at 2K, making this UHD, presumably, an upscale from that master. The UHD, clocking in at the basic 2160p resolution, offers a mild upgrade in textural nuance...

    • Audio
      100
    • The Blu-ray release of Smurfs: The Lost Village delivers a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless soundtrack that's pretty much perfect under those parameters, but it takes only a few key moments in the UHD's...

    • Extra
      60
    • Beyond Sony's usual cast and crew photo gallery and collection of Moments (2160p/HDR/Atmos) which include Gargamel & Azrael, The Forbidden Forest, The Lost Village, and Smurfy Moments, all of the extras...

    • Movie
      60
    • It's The Smurfs as everyone knows and loves them, but it's not The Smurfs as audiences have come to embrace them in recent years. While The Lost Village follows the (further/re-imagined) adventures of...

    • Total
      70
    • Smurfs: The Lost Village is perfectly serviceable, and even generally fun, family entertainment. It's not particularly unique in structure or even style, maintaining the same core digital pieces as the...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      90
    • Smurfs: The Lost Village comes with a 2160p UHD transfer, which according to IMDB, was up-converted from a 2K master transfer. This is presented in 1.85:1 aspect ratio and does not feature a 3D option....

    • Audio
      90
    • This release comes with an excellent Dolby Atmos track that fully utilizes the sound design and atmospherics of Smurf village. It's easy to see how the extra speakers in this Dolby Atmos mix truly delivers...

    • Extra
      70
    • The only extra on the UHD Disc is the Commentary track. The rest of the extras can be found on the standard Blu-ray Disc.Audio Commentary - Directory Kelly Asbury, the animation supervisor Alan Hawkins,...

    • Movie
      60
    • We've all grown up with the Smurfs in the form of comic strips, cartoons, and feature films. Back in 2011, The Smurfs got a major overhaul in the form of a live-action crossed with the latest in CGI that...

    • Total
      70
    • Smurfs: The Lost Village is a fun film, for the most part, and looks gorgeous. There are some major flaws with the story and characters, along with the fact they chose to gear everything towards young...