Green Book

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Green Book takes audiences on a surprisingly smooth ride through potentially bumpy subject matter, fueled by Peter Farrelly's deft touch and a pair of well-matched leads.

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When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

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Critic Reviews for Green Book

All Critics (341) | Top Critics (49) | Fresh (266) | Rotten (75)

  • Yet Farrelly and his cast deliver the cliches with such sincerity and good cheer that the film won me over anyway.

    February 22, 2020 | Full Review…
  • An enthusiastic and well-intentioned but ultimately clichéd approach is abundantly evident in the final product.

    January 11, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Green Book is a glib, caricatured and insensitive movie that reduces an enduring, dangerous societal problem to a calculated fable with a happy ending. [Full review in Japanese]

    May 3, 2019 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Is it a feel-good charmer poised to rake in greenbacks and Oscar gold? You bet! But don't let that keep you away from this overall well balanced (and timed) look forward from the safe distance of America's motley past.

    March 8, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • The screenplay essentially turns Shirley into a black man who thematically shapeshifts into whoever will make the story appealing to white audiences - and that's inexcusable.

    February 18, 2019 | Full Review…
  • [A] flawed but oddly joyful movie elevated far above its limitations by two sublime performances.

    February 4, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Green Book

  • Jan 02, 2020
    This film proves why movies can be so powerful with a touching, poignant and some times funny story of opposites attract. Enjoyed every moment although it isn't always easy to watch. Mortenson and Ali shine and there are strong supporting roles as well. A great way to start off the new year. 01/01/2020
    Christopher O Super Reviewer
  • Jun 17, 2019
    While it may feel to lighthearted or safe for play there's no denying the impact Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali's chemistry and comradery guides this film. Green Book is beautifully directed and exceptional in their performances that's meaningful and heartwarming 4.1/5
    Eugene B Super Reviewer
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  • May 27, 2019
    Interesting film and character study. Did the film deserve best picture at the Oscars? Probably not, but we all know the Oscars don't get the best picture correct. The film contains great acting and filmmaking, don't let my thought of best picture deter you from what is still a great film. It is still very relevant and topical for our generation as racism still exists, even if it is more behind closed doors. Mortensen maintains the character actor model from his early days and rewards the viewer with a character who grows over the course of the film. Ali is amazing as always and deserves bigger roles, he continues to shine as the support, even though he has a central presence like Washington. 24/05/2019
    Brendan N Super Reviewer

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