“Kick-Ass” Gets 4K Ultra HD Release For The First Time On October 3, 2017!
Lionsgate Home Entertainment is releasing Kick-Ass on 4K Ultra HD for the first time on October 3, 2017!
Director and co-writer Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class, Kingsman: The Secret Service) gave fans a very interesting superhero film with Kick-Ass, released in 2010. Now, fans can own Kick-Ass on 4K Ultra HD (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD) for the first time. Released on October 3, 2017, courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
The film is an adaptation of the comic-book franchise of the same name written by Mark Millar. Kick-Ass stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicholas Cage, and Chloe Grace Moretz. The upcoming combo pack will be available for a suggested retail price of $22.99.
Here’s the official synopsis!
Dave Lizewski (Taylor-Johnson) is an ordinary teenager who goes unnoticed in high school until he takes a chance to “do something” and dons a mask and becomes “Kick-Ass” to fight real-life crime. Bruised and beaten and without any real super powers, he is saved by a father-daughter duo (Cage as “Big Daddy,” Moretz as “Hit-Girl”) who know all the right moves and have a vendetta against a vicious crime lord, D’Amico (Mark Strong). After a fiery internet storm of publicity for Kick-Ass, D’Amico wants to meet the masked man, and his son (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) dons a costume of his own and becomes “Red Mist” to befriend him and get in his father’s good graces. The story comes to a head when D’Amico succeeds in luring the crime fighters to his home and ass-kicking destruction ensues.
The 4K Ultra HD Special Features
- “A New Kind of Superhero: The Making of Kick-Ass” 4-Part Documentary
- “It’s On! The Comic Book Origin of Kick-Ass” Featurette
- Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Matthew Vaughn
- Marketing Archive
Blu-ray and Digital HD Special Features
- Ass-Kicking Bonus View Mode (Blu-ray Disc Exclusive) – Synchronous with the feature film, this innovative multi-media presentation incorporates video and audio commentary, behind-the-scenes clips and illustrative graphics with Co-Writer/Producer/Director Matthew Vaughn, plus cast and crew providing an all-access perspective on Kick-Ass
- “The Art of Kick-Ass” Gallery
Some Program Information
- Type: Theatrical Release
- Rating: R for strong brutal violence throughout, pervasive language, sexual content, nudity and some drug use – some involving children
- Genre: Action / Comedy
- Closed Captioned: English SDH
- Subtitles: English and Spanish
- Feature Running Time: 117 minutes
- 4K Format: 2160p Ultra High Definition 16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation
- Blu-Ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation
- 4K Audio Status: English Dolby Atmos, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening
- Blu-ray Audio Status: English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™, French 5.1 Dolby Digital
What are your thoughts about Kick-Ass getting a 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack release? Let us know!
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