December 6, 2023
Review | DC's Blue Beetle (2023)

Blue Beetle, the DC superhero’s first film will be available on PVOD on September 25th ahead of an October 30th physical release.

Are you ready for the arrival of Blue Beetle on PVOD?

Prepare for the action-packed, modern origin story that takes a fresh, fun look at the superhero genre in a can’t-miss spectacle of vibrant visuals, humor, and heart when “Blue Beetle” arrives for purchase Digitally at home on September 25. The film is directed by Ángel Manuel Soto (“Charm City Kings”). Xolo Maridueña (“Cobra Kai”) stars in the DC Superhero’s first-ever standalone feature film. The film will also be available to purchase on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD on October 30. (Read our review here.)

Blue Beetle Review

On September 25, the film will be available for early Premium Digital Ownership at home and for 48-hour rental via PVOD on participating digital platforms where you purchase movies.  On October 30, the film will be available to own on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD. It will also continue to be available to own in high definition and standard definition from participating digital retailers.

Blue Beetle Review


The ensemble cast also includes Adriana Barraza (“Rambo: Last Blood,” “Thor”), and Damían Alcázar (“Narcos,” “Narcos: Mexico”). Elpidia Carrillo (“Mayans M.C.,” the “Predator” films), Bruna Marquezine (“Maldivas,” “God Save the King”). Raoul Max Trujillo (the “Sicario” films, “Mayans M.C.”), with Oscar winner Susan Sarandon (“Monarch,” “Dead Man Walking”). And George Lopez (the “Rio and “Smurf” franchises). It also stars Belissa Escobedo (“American Horror Stories,” “Hocus Pocus 2”) and Harvey Guillén (“What We Do in the Shadows”).

The film is written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, based on characters from DC. The film is produced by John Rickard and Zev Foreman and executive produced by Walter Hamada, Galen Vaisman, and Garrett Grant.


Recent college grad Jaime Reyes returns home full of aspirations for his future, only to find that home is not quite as he left it. As he searches to find his purpose in the world, fate intervenes when Jaime unexpectedly finds himself in possession of an ancient relic of alien biotechnology: the Scarab. When the Scarab suddenly chooses Jaime to be its symbiotic host, he is bestowed with an incredible suit of armor capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero Blue Beetle.


The 4K UHD and Blu-Ray contain the following special features:

“Generations: Blue Beetle” – 4-part documentary

Told in distinct chapters, explore the journeys of actors and filmmakers bringing “Blue Beetle” to the big screen for the first time ever. Audiences will be immersed in the POV of filmmakers who showcase their experiences on set and in their creative studios making the story of this DC character a reality.

Nana Knows Best – featurette

Witness Nana’s transformation from an adorable ‘abuelita’ into a machine gun-wielding revolutionary, and stop in for a few of her most fun moments on set throughout production.

Scarab Vision – 2-part featurette

Xolo Maridueña hosts this series of scene study walk-throughs that showcase how the scarab works and the role it plays in some of Blue Beetle’s most epic moments.


Premium Digital Ownership: September 25, 2023

The 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: October 30, 2023

4K Languages: English, Castilian Spanish, Parisian French, English Audio Descriptive Service

4K Subtitles: English SDH, Castilian Spanish, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Parisian French, Swedish

BD Languages: English, Castilian Spanish, Italian, English Audio Descriptive Service

BD Subtitles: English SDH, Italian SDH, Castilian Spanish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish

DVD Languages: English, Castilian Spanish, Czech, Polish, Slovakian, English Audio Descriptive Service

DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Castilian Spanish, Czech, Danish Finnish, Norwegian, Polish, Slovakian, Swedish

Running Time DVD: 122 minutes

Running Time Blu-ray, 4K: 127 minutes

Rating: 12


Blu-ray, 4K: ATMOS TrueHD


But wait! There’s more! From apparel to collectibles, discover the ultimate collection of official Blue Beetle merchandise, only at Warner Bros Shop. Some of the fans’ favorites include our exclusive Blue Beetle Funko or our free Blue Beetle hat with the purchase of the jumping Beetle t-shirt. What are you waiting for, become a part of the DC universe today!

The Link to the collection: Warner Bros Shop / BB

Link to the free hat with the purchase of the BB t-shirt: Blue Beetle Tee!

Link to Funko bundle: Funko Fun!

So, what are you waiting for? Preorder your physical copy of the film today! Or why not order one of the brilliant bundles available at Shop Warner Bros.





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