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Green Lantern

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 17 Jun 2011
Video Release: 14 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Green Lantern Rated PG-13?

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.

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