For his fifth effort as a feature-film director, one-time cinematographer Barry Sonnenfeld brought his cartoonish visual style and darkly humorous sensibilities to this adaptation of, appropriately enough, a tongue-in-cheek sci-fi comic book. Will Smith stars as James Darrel Edwards, a New York City cop with an athletic physique and a flippant, anti-authoritarian attitude toward law enforcement. After chasing down a mysterious perpetrator one night who turns out to be an alien, James is recruited by "K" (Tommy Lee Jones), a veteran of a clandestine government agency secretly policing the comings and goings of aliens on planet Earth. Nicknamed the "men in black" for their nondescript uniform of black suit, shoes, tie, and sunglasses, the agents are assigned to recover a bauble that's been stolen by an intergalactic terrorist (Vincent D'Onofrio). It seems the item is none other than the galaxy itself, and its theft has plunged humanity into the center of what's shaping up to become an interstellar war, unless K and his new wisecracking partner, now renamed "J," can stop the bad guy. On their side but somewhat in the dark is a pretty, unflappable city medical examiner (Linda Fiorentino) who has been zapped one too many times by K's ingenious memory-sapping device. Men in Black was a box office smash, inspiring an animated children's television series and a hit soundtrack album that featured a performance by star (and rapper) Smith.~Karl Williams
Visual and audio commentaries
Tommy Lee JonesK
Sean WhalenPassport Officer
Richard Arthur2nd First Contact Alien
Becky Ann BakerMrs. Redgick
Patrick BreenMr. Redgick
Willie C. CarpenterPolice Inspector
Debbie Lee CarringtonAlien Father
David CrossMorgue Attendant
Kent Faulcon1st Lt. Jake Jensen
Bernard GilkeyBaseball Player
Michael GoldfingerNYPD Sergeant
Jon GriesVan Driver
Norma Jean GrohMrs. Edelson
Michael KaliskiFirst Contact Alien
Fredric LaneINS Agent Janus
Peter LinariTow Truck Driver
Alpheus MerchantSecurity Guard
Harsh NayyarNews Vendor
Mike NussbaumGentle Rosenberg
Sean PlummerFirst Contact Alien
Andy ProskyINS Agent
Steve RankinINS Agent
Charles C. Stevenson, Jr.MIB Agent Bee
Ken ThorleyOrkin Man
Verne TroyerAlien Son
Mykal Wayne WilliamsScared Guy
Michael WillisCop In Morgue
Ed SolomonScreen Story
Danny ElfmanComposer (Music Score)
Bo WelchProduction Designer
Robert W. Welch IIIProduction Designer
Thomas A. DuffieldArt Director
Steven R. MolenAssociate Producer
Steven SpielbergExecutive Producer
Cheryl CarasikSet Designer
Lawrence HubbsSet Designer
Marco RubeoSet Designer
Patrick M. Sullivan, Jr.Set Designer
Sean HaworthSet Designer
Mary VogtCostume Designer
Peter KurlandSound/Sound Designer
John CameronFirst Assistant Director
David Leroy AndersonMakeup
Eric BrevigSecond Unit Director
Rick BakerMakeup Special Effects
Sci-Fi Comedy,Alien Film
Men in Black
Year of Release
WS, P&S, Single Disc Version, DVD
Dolby Digital w/ sub-woofer channel
Cantonese, English, French, Mandarin, Spanish
Men in Black [WS] [P&S] [Single Disc Version] [DVD] 
Arguably the best MIB out of the entire series!!! Loved this movie back in 1997, got to see it in theaters and Will Smith meshed well with Tommy Lee Jones. Agent J & K saved the day; along with dominating the box office.
If you are looking for special features/supplemental content on a blu-ray for Men in Black then you will need to look elsewhere.
This is the film only but it is mastered in 4K resolution.
It actually has a very sharp picture and the sound in the movie has always been excellent.
For something that came out in 1997, this is about as "new" as the movie has looked to me in a while.
I recommend this to someone looking for top picture quality. At least until a higher resolution is created, which it may already have been.
The special effects in this movie are great. I've watched this movie several times before, I decided to buy the DVD. Now I can watch it whenever I want.
I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Love this movie in 4K BD Remaster!
This is one of my favourite films and now I get to see it in 4K Mastered! Definitely recommend but it's important to note that this is "mastered in 4K" on BD and that this is not a 4K film on BD. You must have a BD Player that has the capability of playing back xv.YCC color, a 4K UHDTV and the cables to get the full benefit of the expanded color!