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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The Green Hornet doesn't suck. But don't expect it to hang together either, what with the clashing tones and melting logic. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    There's nothing here but a concept and a marketing and merchandising strategy, at the center of which somebody - oh, no - had to come up with an actual movie. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Some of the car gadgetry, Kato's specialty, looks cool...The Green Hornet is otherwise colorless, numbing and sluggishly paced. show more

  • 10
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The film's only unqualified success is the end title sequence-because it's genuinely stylish, because it looks like it was shot in genuine 3-D and, most of all, because it's the end. show more

  • 38
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Hiring this sensitive fantasist (Gondry) to make the superhero saga The Green Hornet is like hiring satirist John Waters to make "Rambo." Hard to think of a more mystifying mismatch of filmmaker and material. show more

  • 70
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Turns out, Michel Gondry has crafted an irreverently funny, ultramodern take on the 1930s radio serial. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Never achieves sufficient traction to go the blockbuster distance. show more

  • 45
    Movieline

    While this latest Rogen-penned iteration is a game try, it feels a bit like he's trying to make a volume out of a footnote. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    A big, boisterous action-comedy - a funny, exciting and intentionally goofy summer movie that just happens to arrive in the middle of January. show more

  • 75
    Dan Kois Washington Post

    Kato's often the best part of the movie. Britt calls him a "human Swiss army knife," and he's right; Kato is not a sidekick, but a fully formed hero who's full of surprises. show more

  • June 02, 2012 hannahbanana5998
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    Eh, this movie was OK. Not the best I have seen. I laughed a couple times in this movie, but definately not worth to buy.

  • May 12, 2012 qo00000000123197
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    I\'ve had the movie for about a month now, and never saw it till tonight. In all honesty, It was not nothing like the tv series. The writers/ producers made Britt Reid out to be nothing but an alcohilic, as well as a playboy, sleeping/making out w/girls every he could. To me, this movie, was not worth the money, tha I spent it. I\'d be better off watch\'n a Smurf\'s movie, or, Pee Wee Herman movie, in place of this one. But of colurse, I\'ll keep it, and add it tomy collection of movies, from tv shows that I liked to watch as a kid. But please, don\'t make anymore of these kinda m ovies, or, I\'ll not even spend 1 cent on them! YUCK!

  • April 06, 2012 am00000000118010
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    Surprisingly good. Seth Rogan was excellent as the dumb rich playboy who falls into the Batman role - very funny. His sidekick Kato (originally played in the TV series by Bruce Lee), played by Jay Chou, is great too. The Villain is hilarious too - a total badass who finds him self constantly underestimated by everyone. Cameron Diaz was disappointing as Lenore Case. Edward James Olmos was good in his supporting role.

  • October 09, 2011 choro73851
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    Funny and well done. The signoff song, \"Saying Goodbye,\" by the Greenhornes (get it?) alone was a thrill.

  • September 23, 2011 cy00000000102345
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    Stupid, but entertaining.

  • September 19, 2011 wintervision
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    It was a really bad movie, they ruined a classic

  • August 16, 2011 yx00000000098550
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    Stupid, and not true at all to the comic.

  • August 01, 2011 hokiefan649
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    Not a very good movie at all. For one there is way too much language for this movie to be PG-13. If you call saying the word Sh@#$ more than a dozen times and d@#$ and the worst p@#$% then somebody needs to re-evaluate the PG-13 rating. I know I don\'t want my 13 year old or younger exposed to this kind of language. I did not enjoy this movie at all and I am glad I only rented this for a $1.00 because it certainly isn\'t worth any more than that. Parents beware of this movie.

  • July 28, 2011 josephbeagle2
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    This movie is no Dark Knight or Spider-man or even Iron man. But did i enjoy it, yeah because it is a staight out good movie. It is not the best but it is was still worth the price of admission. P:S I dont see Seth Rogen as a crime fighter.

  • July 06, 2011 mm00000000052500
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    Great movie, loved the cast

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