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The Green Hornet

Released

Jan 13, 2011

Latest Home Video

May 03, 2011

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Michel Gondry

Cast

Seth Rogen
Jay Chou
Christoph Waltz

Studio

2011 Columbia Pictures / Sony

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Synopsis

Finding no purpose in his life as the inheritor of a prosperous newspaper empire, Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) is inspired to secretly reinvent himself by Kato (Jay Chou), his father's former mechanic. Together the pair creates a masked superhero known as The Green Hornet.

Content Details

Why Is The Green Hornet Rated PG-13?

The Green Hornet is rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action, language, sensuality and drug content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Green Hornet...

Violence: The film contains the frequent depictions of graphic crime and bodily violence. Characters are threatened with weapons, gunned down, beaten, blown up, impaled, buried alive and squashed under falling cars, cement trucks etc.A man has his hand cut off with a saw (partially seen on screen). One man has his head intentionally crushed under a garage door. A father yells at his son and adult characters argue on several occasions. Men engage in hand to hand conflicts. Characters are kicked in the groin, thrown through windows and hit with flying objects. A woman punches a man after he makes advances on her. Thugs ambush a young couple on the street. Characters deface public property. Collateral damage, including destroyed homes, businesses and vehicles, results from criminal activities.

Sexual Content: Two characters are shown in bed together. Comments are made about a man’s numerous sexual encounters with women. Women are seen in bikinis or underwear. A man makes unwanted sexual advances on a woman.

Language: The script contains frequent scatological slang, moderate profanities, crude sexual dialogue, terms of Deity and name-calling. Jokes containing sexual themes, including homosexuality, are also used. A man makes rude hand gestures.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink on numerous occasions, including at wild parties. A main character is depicted as being drunk on several occasions. A man smokes a cigar. The production of crystal meth is portrayed. Characters attempt to sell drugs on the street.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Frequent Violence.
AB 14A Violence, Coarse Language
MB PG Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
ON PG Violence.
QC G Not recommended for Young Children.
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Green Hornet...

The Green Hornet releases to DVD and Blu-ray on May 3, 2011, with the following packages:

Green Hornet: 3-Disc Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack Bonus Material

Disc 1 (Blu-ray 3D):

- Feature Film in 3D

- 3D Animated Storyboard Comparisons (exclusive to the 3D Blu-ray)

- Filmmakers’ Commentary

Disc 2 (Blu-ray):

- Feature Film in 2D

- The Green Hornet Cutting Room

- Deleted Scenes

- Gag Reel

- Filmmakers’ Commentary

- Featurettes: Trust Me (Director Michel Gondry), Writing The Green Hornet, The Black Beauty: Rebirth of Cool, The Stunt Family Armstrong, Finding Kato and The Art of Destruction.

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- Jay Chou Audition (Easter Egg)

- Double Barrel (Easter Egg)

Disc 3 (DVD):

- Feature Film

Green Hornet: Blu-ray Bonus Material

- Feature Film in 2D

- The Green Hornet Cutting Room

- Deleted Scenes

- Gag Reel

- Filmmakers’ Commentary

- Featurettes: Trust Me (Director Michel Gondry), Writing The Green Hornet, The Black Beauty: Rebirth of Cool, The Stunt Family Armstrong, Finding Kato and The Art of Destruction.

- movieIQ

- Jay Chou Audition (Easter Egg)

- Double Barrel (Easter Egg)

Green Hornet: DVD Bonus Material

- Gag Reel

- Filmmakers’ Commentary

- Featurettes: Writing The Green Hornet and The Black Beauty: Rebirth of Cool

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