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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)
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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Witness the Color of Will


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

Lanterna Verde: Cavaleiros Esmeralda See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Color:

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

At the end of the film Hal Jordan tells Arisia he will tell her the story of an adventure where the only backup he had was a squirrel. This is a reference to Ch'p, the squirrel-like Green Lantern from the comic book series who appears in background shots in this film. See more »

Quotes

Atrocitus: There are things worse than death, Green Lantern.
Sinestro: If I had a Power Ring for every time I heard that, I would have my own Corps.
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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.

4.5/10


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