See it in
Digital 3D

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Serves up all the requisite elements with enough self-deprecating humor to suggest it doesn't take itself too seriously.
Full Review

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Reynolds makes Hal a perfectly functional comic-book hero, but there's a big difference between functional and super.
Full Review

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
There are pros and cons to this Green Lantern, a half-campy, half-compelling adaptation of the superheroic DC comic books.
Full Review


The film splinters into three near-discrete storylines that don't play all that well together.
Full Review

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The effects are so omnipresent it's like Reynolds' perfect hair is floating in CGI limbo. Yet when they need punch, as in a "Superman"-ish display-of-powers scene involving a helicopter, there's no flair.
Full Review

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
What has Campbell wrought? An intermittently amusing, interminable affair that for sheer ugliness and a scenery-chewing performance by Peter Sarsgaard has a certain Camp appeal.
Full Review

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
For a movie that touts the importance of humanity, Green Lantern is a strangely lifeless spectacle.
Full Review

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Green Lantern was meant to be a sci-fi adventure, but it proves to be a genuine mystery. How could its megamoola budget have yielded a production that looks almost as tacky as "Flash Gordon" (which had the good grace to deprecate itself at every turn)?
Full Review

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Hal claims that a Lantern's only enemy is fear itself. The thought of a sequel to this shamelessly soulless Hollywood product scares me plenty.
Full Review

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film is remarkably stunted.
Full Review
39 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.