Captain America: The First Avenger

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    79
    from 3 reviewers
  • Captain America: The First Avenger is a fun, faithful adaptation of the original comics that epitomizes the comic book movie genre better than its contemporaries.

    Captain America: The First Avenger
    2011
    124 min
    PG-13
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos
  • Video
    81
  • The visuals of "Captain America: The First Avenger" were shot digitally with an upgrade to 2K, and the film has been upgraded for Ultra HD home theaters with an HEVC H.265 encode.

  • Audio
    83
  • Disney's UHD release of Captain America: The First Avenger includes a Dolby Atmos soundtrack which provides some nice three-dimensional audio enhancements.

  • Extra
    74
  • The Ultra HD edition of Captain America: The First Avenger contains no new supplemental content and is the same as the previous release, with all extras being on the included Blu-ray.

  • Movie
    81
  • Captain America is a fan-favorite superhero whose 2011 film has been released in UHD format with Blu-ray copy, eight years after being the fifth entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Joe Johnston

    Actors: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson

    Plot: Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier, transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a warmonger and a terrorist organiza...

    Disc Release Date: 26 February 2019

    all scores

    avforums review by Simon Crust
    • Video
      80
    • Captain America TFA was shot digitally using a combination of Arri Alexa, Arriflex 235 and Arriflex 435 cameras with a resolutions of up to 2K and finished as a 2K DI which has been used for this Ultra...

    • Audio
      80
    • The English Dolby Atmos track is also a nice improvement, opening up the soundscape to include some decent three-dimensionality. The overhead channels are used sparingly but to good effect during the action...

    • Extra
      60
    • All the extra features are on the included Blu-ray, with nothing new or added, and are the same as have been previously available. Audio Commentary – With director Joe Johnston, director of photography...

    • Movie
      60
    • Captain America! How exciting! I'm a great fan of your films! The little guy, with a big heart, standing up for what he believes is right is quite literally who Captain America is. Steve Rogers is a 7...

    • Total
      70
    • Captain America: The First Avenger is first and foremost an origin film, not only of the titular character but of the Avengers themselves. As a film, it is, compared to what is to come, rather ordinary,...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      80
    • Captain America: The First Avenger's visual construction does not allow for prototypical "eye candy" imagery. The film is inherently drab and dull, notably flat, and without much enticing color saturation...

    • Audio
      80
    • For its UHD debut, Disney has encoded Captain America: The First Avenger with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack, replacing the Blu-ray's well regarded DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 audio presentation. As with most every...

    • Extra
      70
    • Captain America: The First Avenger's UHD disc contains no supplemental content. The included Blu-ray, which is identical to that released back in 2011 (and still even bears the Paramount logo on the label),...

    • Movie
      90
    • Cap'n 4K.Disney has released the fan-favorite 2011 Superhero film 'Captain America: The First Avenger' to the UHD format with new 2160p/HDR video and Dolby Atmos audio. The package includes a Blu-ray copy...

    • Total
      80
    • Captain America: The First Avenger certainly isn't at the head of the pack in terms of comic book movie greatness, but it epitomizes that genre better than any of its contemporaries. The movie is playfully...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      70
    • The Cap storms into Ultra HD home theaters with the aid of a strappingly handsome HEVC H.265 encode. It's a strong and generally satisfying enhancement over its former HD self, looking slightly sharper...

    • Audio
      80
    • The First Avenger is injected with the powerful Dolby Atmos serum, providing a few nice and mostly welcoming enhancements, but the upgrade is frankly not the rip-roaring, gung-ho step up fans were probably...

    • Extra
      60
    • All the same set of supplements from the previous release are ported over for this Ultra HD edition and can be found on the accompanying Blu-ray. Only the commentary track is shared between the UHD and...

    • Movie
      80
    • Captain America: The First Avenger came out eight years ago, the fifth entry in Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the last standalone feature before assembling the team together in The Avengers....

    • Total
      70
    • Feeling very true and faithful to the original comics, Captain America: The First Avenger is just loads of fun, a pure cinematic joy told as a classic tale of good versus evil and making those lines very...