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Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011)

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As the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps faces a battle with an ancient enemy, Hal Jordan prepares new recruit Arisia for the coming conflict by relating stories of the first Green Lantern and several of Hal's comrades.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Fillion ... Hal Jordan / Green Lantern (voice)
Jason Isaacs ... Sinestro (voice)
Elisabeth Moss ... Arisia (voice)
Henry Rollins ... Kilowog (voice)
Arnold Vosloo ... Abin Sur (voice)
Tony Amendola ... Kentor / Appa Ali Apsa (voice)
Steve Blum ... Kloba Vud / Palaqua / Ranakar / G'Hu (voice)
Grey Griffin ... Ree'Yu / Ardakian Trawl / Boodikka (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
Kelly Hu ... Laira (voice)
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson ... Ganthet (voice)
Peter Jessop ... Salaak (voice)
David Kaufman ... Rubyn (voice)
Sunil Malhotra ... Bolphunga's Ship (voice)
Roddy Piper ... Bolphunga (voice)
Andrea Romano ... Abin Sur's Ring / Deegan's Ring (voice)
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Storyline

On Oa, the headquarters planet of the intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps, the Guardians of the Universe see alarming evidence that the feared villain, Krona, is coming to destroy the planet. While the Guardians move to evacuate, Green Lantern Hal Jordan helps the unsure new recruit, Arisia, by telling her several stories of fellow Lanterns and the challenges they faced. Through him, we see the adventures of Avra the first Lantern, Princess Laira, Kilowog, the unsociable Mogo and Jordan's immediate predecessor, Abin Sur. When Krona arrives, those stories prove more valuable than anyone expects as Arisia draws a special inspiration from them. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG for sci-fi action violence throughout, and for some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights See more »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Although character and production design is copied directly from Green Lantern: First Flight (2009), this is essentially a reboot of the previous film happening in a different time line. For example, in First Flight, Arisa is already established as a Green Lantern and Hal Jordan is the newcomer while in Emerald Knights, she is the rookie and Hal Jordan is the trainer. In First Flight, Sinestro obtains the yellow power ring and becomes the villain while in Emerald Knights, he's still a member of the Green Lantern Corps and his fate as leader of the Sinestro Corps is predicted to happen much later. Finally in First Flight, the individual power batteries were eliminated as was the need for regular recharging and the Oath was only used on special occasions. In Emerald Knights, the individual batteries are restored, the rings are recharged at regular intervals and the Oath is recited with each recharging (which is more consistent with the comic book story lines). See more »

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Kilowog: Ardakian Trawl, do you realize you got patrol?
Ardakian Trawl: Oh, and I thought I was coming 500 million light-years to give you a sponge bath, Kilowog.
Kilowog: Knock it off, you poozer.
Ardakian Trawl: I'm in your star system, so quit flaring your nostrils.
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Version of Green Lantern: First Flight (2009) See more »

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It's a pass, unless maybe if your a hardcore Green Lantern fan
16 February 2015 | by KineticSeoulSee all my reviews

If you are a viewer that is a huge fan of the Green Lantern and want to see more about the history of few teammates of the Green Lantern Corps. Besides that I don't see how anyone can really enjoy this movie. Yes, it has one main mission that the story has, but it's far from it being the focus. And it seemed like it's just there for the teammates to show what they can do in the short amount of running time this movie has. There is just nothing really exciting or interesting about this DC installment. The back-story of the characters doesn't bring anything special, the only somewhat memorable back- story is Laira's, but even that was boring to sit through. Overall, unless you are a hardcore Green Lantern fan and want to know more about Hal's teammates, then I guess it's worth a watch.

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