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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.
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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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
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