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?
When Britt and Kato are watching themselves on the news running away from vandalizing the statue, Kato does not see himself on screen. He reasons he is "too fast for the camera". When Bruce Lee
played Kato in The Green Hornet
(1966) TV series they filmed his fight scenes at a faster rate because he was "too fast for the camera". See more
When Kato and Britt are being chased by the police, the police fires a gun into the window of the car.
Britt pushes the bullet out of the window and a sound is played of the bullet bouncing on the ground .
This is wrong because they are in a chase for speeding, at that speed you would not hear the first bounce let alone the second or third.
The sound does not match up with what is happening around them. 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...
Referenced in The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
Green Hornet Theme
Written by Billy May
Produced and Performed by David Sardy See more