Playboy Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) becomes the new publisher of Los Angeles' "The Daily Sentinel" after the sudden death of his father. Britt's party life is about to change when he and his driver and kung fu expert, Kato (Jay Chou), stop a robbery. With the help of Kato, Britt starts a new career of fighting crime as the masked superhero "The Green Hornet". Written by
Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)
Protect the law by breaking it.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action, language, sensuality and drug content
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14 January 2011 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: £1,878,905
(14 January 2011)
(15 April 2011)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
In late 2008, Stephen Chow
was set to direct and co-star as Kato. However, creative differences prevented him from doing so although, for a while, it seemed he was still set to play Kato when Michel Gondry
became attached. Seth Rogen
stated the reason for Chow's departure was that the director wanted Kato to implant Britt with a microchip and control him with a joystick, something Rogen wasn't keen on. See more
When Kato and Britt are fighting in the pool house, Britt tumbles over the knight and knocks over the wooden weapon in his hand. The wooden weapon falls on the couch behind Kato. The camera changes from Kato to Britt and when it changes back to Kato, the weapon is gone. See more
[on the phone
Tell the Mayor, I'm insulted. I would never jeopardize the journalistic integrity of this newspaper for some rent-a-mayor's political agenda.
[to his son
So Britt, here we are again. Sent home after another schoolyard fight. I know you miss your mother. So do I. But I have to take care of 750 employees, and you have to take care of yourself. Still that seems to be asking too much.
But I was trying to stop some bullies...
References Popeye the Sailor
Written by Stevie Wonder
, Doug Rasheed, Lawrence Sanders and Artis Ivey, Jr.
Performed by Coolio
Courtesy of Tommy Boy Music
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing See more