Published On: August 9, 2011

X-Men: First Class Comes to Blu-ray

Published On: August 9, 2011

X-Men: First Class Comes to Blu-ray

X-Men: First Class sets the stage for the other movies in the franchise with style and very well executed action, directed by Matthew Vaughn and starring James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender

xmen_first_class_bluray.jpgBefore they were superheroes, the fate of humanity depended on an extraordinary group of youngsters who went on to become X-MEN: FIRST CLASS. This action packed blockbuster comes to Blu-ray on September 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. X-Men fans will have the opportunity to choose between Professor X and Magneto with two versions of collectible Blu-ray packaging.

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Director Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, Kick Ass) tells the origins of the multi-billion dollar film franchise, guiding exceptional performances by James McAvoy (Atonement), Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds), and Kevin Bacon (Mystic River). X-MEN: FIRST CLASS has drawn $150 million at the domestic box office and nearly $350 million worldwide.

Before Charles Xavier (McAvoy) and Erik Lensherr (Fassbender) took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time, working together to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. The film features a star-studded supporting cast, including Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone), January Jones ("Mad Men"), Rose Byrne (28 Weeks Later), Zoë Kravitz ("Californication"), Nicholas Hoult (A Single Man), Lucas Till (Walk the Line), and Oliver Platt ("The West Wing").

Notable features on the X-MEN: FIRST CLASS Blu-ray include:
• 10 Marvel X-Men Digital Comics with exclusive X-Men: First Class Backstory Comic
• Cerebro Mutant Tracker: An interactive Mutant with videos to learn more about the mutants of the X-Men franchise
• Children of the Atom: An eight-part behind-the-scenes featurette, charting the film from pre-production through post-production, including visual effects techniques and cataloguing X-Men transformations through prosthetic make up and costume design
• Extended and Deleted Scenes
• Composer's Isolated Score
Theatrical trailer

Additional Resources
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• Explore Blu-ray players to play the X-Men: First Class Blu-ray on.
• See more about LED HDTVs and Plasma HDTVs in our review sections.

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