Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)

PG-13  |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sinestro (voice)
Boodikka (voice)
Kilowog (voice)
Tomar-Re (voice)
Kanjar Ro (voice)
Ganthet (voice)
Appa Ali Apsa (voice)
Ranakar (voice)
Carol Ferris (voice)
Cuch (voice)
Labella (voice)
Ch'p (voice)
Abin Sur (voice)
Weaponers (voice)


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 »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

28 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Zöld Lámpás: A kezdet  »

Box Office


$3,500,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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Abin Sur's appearance is modified to make him look more alien, with various horn-like appendages attached to his face and only four digits on each hand. See more »


[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 my favorite DC animated movies
25 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

I am a big fan of DC's original animated movies. I love seeing fan-favorite story arcs such as Batman:Year One or All-Star Superman being translated to animation form. This is one release that doesn't follow any specific story arc but instead takes inspiration from all parts of GL mythos. The plot was well-written, better written than the live-action movie. the animation was nice and sleek. The voice acting was great with Victor Garber as Sinestro and Tricia Helfer as Boodikka especially. I loved that they used a secondary villain besides Sinestro too. Hal Jordan's character also develops better here than in the live action movie. The final fight between the corps and Sinestro is also great. SO, In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night, this is one release that should not escape your sight.

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