Green Hornet

Rogen, Seth

SKU: 043396376823

UPC 043396376823
Release Date 2011-05-03
Studio Sony Pictures Home
Discs 1
Length 119
Format Color
MPAA Rating PG-13 (MPAA)
Synopsis The hard-partying son of L.A.'s most powerful media magnate realizes his true calling as a crime-fighting vigilante after his father perishes under suspicious circumstances in this big-screen adaptation of the popular radio serial, comic book, film, and television series originated by LONE RANGER creators Fran Striker and George W. Trendle. James Reid (Tom Wilkinson) single-handedly built a media empire, but unfortunately his industrious genes weren't passed down to his son, Britt (Seth Rogen). Irresponsible, slovenly, and frequently inebriated, Britt is shaken out of his drunken stupor upon receiving word that his father has died. Shortly after Britt learns that he has inherited the family business, he forges an unlikely alliance with Kato (Jay Chou), one of his father's star employees, and together the pair hatch a plan to pose as villains in order to get close to the city's most high-powered criminals. Outfitting their indestructible custom-made car, The Black Beauty, with the absolute latest in technology and high-tech weaponry -- and arming themselves to the teeth with an array of gadgets that would make Batman blush -- the masked duo hit the streets as The Green Hornet and Kato. As the public's fascination with the mysterious crime fighters hits an all-time high, Britt's resourceful secretary, Lenore Case (Cameron Diaz), helps them to gather intelligence on notorious underworld kingpin Benjamin Chudnofsky (Christoph Waltz), a criminal who holds the entire city in the palm of his hand, and represents everything that Britt's father fought against. Little do the Green Hornet and Kato realize that Chudnofsky is already on to them, and that he's not about to go down without a fight. Rogen and frequent writing partner Evan Goldberg provide the screenplay, with visionary Michel Gondry (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND) handling directing duties.3 stars out of 4 -- [The] movie's fun. It's light-hearted. It's full of jokes.James Franco's cameo is the film's funniest sequence....Some of the car gadgetry, Kato's specialty, looks cool...3 stars out of 5 -- [T]here is plenty of action and 3D hijinks to make this a fanboy hit...3 stars out of 5 -- [HORNET] works as breezy, irreverent entertainment that makes a virtue of its unlikely elements.[T]he film is a blast....[The filmmakers] reinvent the retro vigilante to their rowdy, irreverent specs, delivering the goods for a punchy 3D breakout.The fight between Britt and Kato is a 3D whiz-bang, with objects flying everywhere.
Cast Neal H. Moritz (Producer)
Seth Rogen (Star)
Evan Goldberg (Screenwriter)
Seth Rogen (Screenwriter)
Michel Gondry (Director)
Jay Chou (Star)
Cameron Diaz (Star)
Christoph Waltz (Star)
Tom Wilkinson (Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Note: Awesoom - Gag Reel Filmmaker's Commentary The Black Beauty: Rebirth Of Cool Writing The Green Hornet Exclusive To Blu-ray: Deleted Scenes The Green Hornet Cutting Room Trust Me: Director Michel Gondry Finding Kato The Stunt Family Armstrong The Art Of Destruction Movie IQ + Sync Widescreen - 2.39 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish DTS HD Master Audio - English, French, Spanish Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.20000
Height 0.50000
Width 5.75000
Depth 7.00000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Action Adventure
Attribute Audio Described Content,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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