Green Lantern parents guide

Green Lantern

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.

Release date June 17, 2011

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

Why is Green Lantern rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Green Lantern PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.

Run Time: 114 minutes

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Green Lantern
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Green Lantern rated PG-13? Green Lantern is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.

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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Green Lantern
Canadian Movie Rating Info
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

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Cast and Crew

Green Lantern is directed by Martin Campbell and stars Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Green Lantern movie is October 14, 2011. Here are some details…

Green Lantern releases on home video on October 14, 2011. Bonus extras include:

- Deleted Scenes

- Maximum Movie Mode with PIP

- The Universe According to Green Lantern

- Ryan Reynolds Becomes Green Lantern

- “Justice League #1” Digital Comic

- Preview of Green Lantern: The Animated Series

- Access code for Sinestro Corp Batman Skin on the Warner Bros. Interactive video game

- Batman: Arkham City

- BD-Live 2011

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Visitors from other galaxies have shown their extraordinary abilities in movies such as Race to Witch Mountain, Superman, and I Am Number Four. Though it is aimed at a younger audience, Monsters, Inc. also depicts characters that collect energy from the fears of others. A ring proves to be a powerful force in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.