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Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)

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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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Lauren Montgomery

Writer:

Alan Burnett
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Meloni ... Hal Jordan / Green Lantern (voice)
Victor Garber ... Sinestro (voice)
Tricia Helfer ... Boodikka (voice)
Michael Madsen ... Kilowog (voice)
John Larroquette ... Tomar-Re (voice)
Kurtwood Smith ... Kanjar Ro (voice)
Larry Drake ... Ganthet (voice)
William Schallert ... Appa Ali Apsa (voice)
Malachi Throne ... Ranakar (voice)
Olivia d'Abo ... Carol Ferris (voice)
Richard Green ... Cuch (voice)
Juliet Landau ... Labella (voice)
David L. Lander ... Ch'p (voice)
Richard McGonagle ... Abin Sur (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Weaponers (voice)
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Storyline

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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Beware his power. See more »


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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 July 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Green Lantern: First Flight See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The Guardian Appa Ali Apsa is a major player in the DC Comics crossover event "Millennium". See more »

Quotes

[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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Always a treat from the animation studio
6 August 2009 | by JoeB131See all my reviews

I've said it before, I'll say it again. The people who put together Warner Brothers animated DC universe movies have a lot more on the ball than the people who spend millions of dollars putting together the live action films.

Fans already know the story... A dying aliens finds test pilot Hal Jordan (the second of five Green Lanterns) and bestows upon him the ring of the Green Lantern. He is teamed with Sinestro, a Green Lantern with ambitions of his own. Sinestro makes a deal with the Weaponers of Qwad to develop a Yellow Power Ring that gives him the ability to beat the Lantern Corps.

Okay, that's the basics, but this movie really elevates an old story into an art form. Christopher Meloni of Law and Order Fame does a respectable job as the voice of Jordan. The action scenes are quite intense for an animated film (almost being on par with Anime) and I'm almost inclined to say too intense for small children, but what do I know.


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