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Green Lantern

Released

Jun 17, 2011

Latest Home Video

Oct 14, 2011

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Martin Campbell

Cast

Ryan Reynolds
Blake Lively
Peter Sarsgaard

Studio

2011 Warner Brothers Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Green Lantern.

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Synopsis

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.

Content Details

Why Is Green Lantern Rated PG-13?

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

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

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.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Green Lantern.

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.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Violence.
AB PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children.
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 Green Lantern...

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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Jada Martin says: Jul. 03, 2011

We went to see this because it was paired up with Cars2 at the drive in with our 8 year old, intending that he would be asleep by the time Green Lantern started. That didn’t happen. Instead I spent the whole time in the back of the truck keeping my son from looking at the movie while husband watched. It is pretty scary for a child under 10 or 12. There was this large black alien mass with a glowing face that tries to eat people and engulf a city. There are also these characters with bloated disfigured heads that are some what disturbing to see.
Definitely don’t bring a child under 12. The computer animated creatures are frightening. I didn’t like looking at them and I’m not a kid!

jo_steen@comcast.net says: Jul. 20, 2011

I would not even bring a child over 13 to this dirty language film. Using the word G—-D—- within 30 min of starting the movie was enough for me! I had to walk out of the movie. This was only the beginning of the foul language!

Not PG13 R rating

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