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Overall B

Even though Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) is a cocky test pilot, he finds himself feeling less than confident when he is chosen by an alien race to join the ranks of the Green Lanterns -- an intergalactic squadron that uses the power of a green ring to keep peace in the universe.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.

Why is Green Lantern rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Green Lantern is rated PG-13 for for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.

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Violence: Frequent scenes of action violence include explosions, weapon use and combat between characters. Three men viciously attack and beat a man. A man intentionally incinerates his father. A woman is thrown against a glass pane. A plane crashes and explodes, killing the pilot. A helicopter nearly crashes into a crowd of partygoers. A character suffers pain and some injury during training. A man ejects from his plane just before it hits the ground and explodes. A character nearly causes an accident while driving irresponsibly.

Sexual Content: A man’s propensity for sleeping with many women is discussed on several occasions. A couple kisses passionately. A man is seen in bed with a woman. A female character wears low cut clothing on several occasions. Some brief sexual innuendo is included in the dialogue.

Language: The script contains nearly two-dozen mild and moderate profanities, as well as one sexual hand gesture given in a comedic context.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A nervous man guzzles a glass of liquor at a party. Alcohol is served at social events. A couple goes for drinks. Characters are injected with tranquilizers.

Green Lantern
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG