The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet (2011)

In the 3D action-comedy The Green Hornet, Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) is the son of LA's most prominent and respected media magnate and perfectly happy to maintain a directionless existence on the party scene - until his father (Tom… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 3, 2011
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's sporadically entertaining, but The Green Hornet never approaches the surreal heights suggested by a Michel Gondry/Seth Rogen collaboration.

Leah Rozen
TheWrap

[It] clocks in at a bloated 118 minutes. There is not, I promise you, 118 minutes worth of vital plot, special effects or comic business in this movie.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Despite its obvious angling to become a franchise, this Green Hornet offers little that's worth committing to even the "cult flick" chamber of your brain.

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Will Chadwick
We Got This Covered

The whole film feels fairly self indulgent on Seth Rogen's part. It's rather dull and quite a letdown.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

Part origin story, part spoof, part bromance -- the movie can't decide. It winks at itself constantly, but only to hide its cluelessness.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

The Green Hornet doesn't seem worth the outrageous 3-D-glasses surcharge. In all senses, there's little that jumps out at you.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

Aside from the James Franco cameo, this story is one disappointment after another.

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David Denby
New Yorker

A facetious industrial product, and the first out-and-out bore of the year.

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Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly

Can a genius and an average Joe pair up and put egos aside to serve mindless adventure? Gondry and Rogen have.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

This movie would a helluva lot better with paper mache sets.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
To me this was an interesting comedy-drama-action movie that if anything showed off the acting chops and skill of Jay Chou here in the states. The movie was… More
Phil Hubbs
To be honest I think they simply made this film purely to see the 'Black Beauty' (the car) realised and looking sexy as hell in a modern action film.… More
Carlos Magalh„es
A pointless action-packed movie that lacks the retro style and doesn't even resemble the TV series, with a messy script co-written by Seth Rogen that never… More
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Cast: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, Tom Wilkinson, Christoph Waltz, David Harbour, Edward James Olmos, Jamie Harris, Chad Coleman, Edward Furlong… More
Jim Hunter
A spoiled playboy becomes a super-hero after his father leaves him a newspaper fortune. Seth Rogen proved in Take this Waltz that he can play a character that… More
Megan S
Meh, it was okay.