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Flight of the Butterflies

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    76
    from 2 reviewers
  • Flight of the Butterflies
    2012
    40 min
    Not Rated
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Mike Slee

    Actors: Gordon Pinsent, Patricia Phillips, Shaun Benson, Stephen Bogaert

    Plot: A film of hundreds of millions of monarchs in their remote overwintering sanctuaries and along their migratory routes from Canada and across the U.S. to Mexico.

    Disc Release Date: 12 July 2016

    • Video
      78
    • Audio
      78
    • Extra
      51
    • Movie
      76

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Jeffrey Kauffman
    • Video
      90
    • This two disc version of Flight of the Butterflies contains a 4K UHD disc offering Flight of the Butterflies with an HEVC / H.265 encoded 2160p transfer in 1.78:1, and another standard Blu-ray disc offering...

    • Audio
      100
    • Audio options are similarly widespread when one considers both of the discs on this release, not to mention the still perplexing inability of PS3s to handle simultaneous 3D playback with lossless Dolby...

    • Extra
      40
    • Both the 4K UHD and standard Blu-ray discs contain the same supplements: Special Message from the President of Mexico (1080p; 1:28) features Felipe Calderon Hinojosa discussing the interconnectedness of...

    • Movie
      80
    • Early in my reviewing career here at Blu-ray.com, I was assigned to a couple of niche labels that released what I termed "ambient television" product, offerings like HD Moods Aquarium which, as I overtly...

    • Total
      90
    • Flight of the Butterflies is that rare kind of documentary that not only imparts bounteous information, but which also speaks directly to the heart�repeatedly. Urquhart's story is mind boggling, with an...

    High-Def Digest review by Bryan Kluger
    • Video
      100
    • 'Flight of the Butterflies' comes with three options. One disc has the 4K UHD version with a HEVC/H.265 encoded 2160p transfer and is presented in 1.78:1 aspect ratio. The other disc has both a 3D version...

    • Audio
      90
    • Like the video above, this comes with a quite a few options in the audio department, but for this review, I will be discussing its fantastic, yet simple Dolby Atmos track, where I used a 7.1.2 Atmos speaker...

    • Extra
      40
    • Behind the Scenes (HD, 29 Mins.) - There are some interviews with the filmmakers, talking about the movie and the real-life story, as well as some footage of the butterflies and how they used the iMAX...

    • Movie
      100
    • IMAX films are always fun to watch. I'm not talking about the latest superhero franchise to be shown in IMAX, but rather the educational and entertaining short films that are filmed and shown specifically...

    • Total
      90
    • 'Flight of the Butterflies' soars high with heartfelt characters, animals, and emotions from start to finish. It also has a wealth of information on butterflies and their lives and journey across three...