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Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Adventure  -  28 July 2009 (USA)
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Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.

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When pilot Hal Jordan accepts a mysterious, powerful ring from a dying alien creature, it transforms him into a Green Lantern - one of an elite force of heroes. These heroes patrol the universe to ensure peace and justice under the leadership of the Guardians of the Universe. Unsure of their newest recruit, the Guardians assign Hal to their most-honored Green Lantern Sinestro for training, unaware that Sinestro wants to overthrow the Guardians and create a new order he'll control. It's a battle of might and willpower as Hall must prove his worth by defeating Sinestro to save the Green Lantern Corps. Written by Anonymous

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Superman was born a hero. Batman became a hero. But only Green Lantern was chosen. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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According to director Lauren Montgomery, Hal Jordan's origin story had been previously covered in Justice League: The New Frontier (2008): "We really didn't want to spend a whole lot of time telling that same story over again. So here, the origin story is over and done before the opening credits." See more »

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[first lines]
Hal Jordan: I'll tell you, Carol, it's quite a sight up here. All those stars, the blue water. Reminds me of that night in Cabo. Remember the restaurant?
Carol Ferris: Hal, stay on the flight.
Hal Jordan: A lot of sangria that night. Boy, could you put it away.
Carol Ferris: Hal.
Hal Jordan: I don't know how we ever made it back to the hotel...
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One of D.C.'s worst films....
3 August 2010 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

OK, well I've never been the biggest of G.L. fans - I still couldn't help but be disappointed with this film. My expectations were never really that high to begin with but so far the DC animated films have been so good that I couldn't help think this film could have been great if not better than it was.

I'll be quick:

The animation is OK. Not great. Not horrible. Lacks the detail that other DC films have and relies a little too much on very average CGI effects.

The story is similar to the comic but adds in silly rip-offs from better science fiction films such as "Star Wars" and "The Fifth Element".

The action scenes are few and nothing special.

Voice acting is fine.

All up, worth a watch if you like G.L. but honestly - he is portrayed better in the 'Justice League' series and films.

Not up to standard of some of DC's previous works.


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