Playboy Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) becomes the new publisher of Los Angeles' "The Daily Sentinel" after the sudden death of his father. Britt's party life is about to change when he and his driver and kung fu expert, Kato (Jay Chou), stop a robbery. With the help of Kato, Britt starts a new career of fighting crime as the masked superhero "The Green Hornet". Written by
Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)
Protect the law by breaking it.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action, language, sensuality and drug content
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14 January 2011 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: £1,878,905
(14 January 2011)
(15 April 2011)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Asian pop star Jay Chou
got the role of Kato after a video conference with Seth Rogen
was set up. He was invited to do a screen test - the filmmakers did not know he was a famous singer in Asia up until the last moments. See more
The shot of the Green Hornet's car burning rubber after shooting the red light camera shows several identical "burn-out" marks in the street from previous takes. See more
[on the phone
Tell the Mayor, I'm insulted. I would never jeopardize the journalistic integrity of this newspaper for some rent-a-mayor's political agenda.
[to his son
So Britt, here we are again. Sent home after another schoolyard fight. I know you miss your mother. So do I. But I have to take care of 750 employees, and you have to take care of yourself. Still that seems to be asking too much.
But I was trying to stop some bullies...
Written by David Bowie
and Brian Eno See more