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Ryan Reynolds movie which actor himself rates as a '1 out of 10' is rising to the top of Netflix

Ryan Reynolds movie which actor himself rates as a '1 out of 10' is rising to the top of Netflix

It's proving popular with viewers, despite what he thinks

A movie that Ryan Reynolds gave a one out of 10 has landed on Netflix and - despite what he thinks - is proving popular with viewers.

Reynolds has had a long and impressive movie career, with roles in Deadpool, The Hitman's Bodyguard and Red Notice.

However, it turns out that he’s no fan of one of his most well-known roles, which has recently landed on Netflix and made its way into the top-10 most watched movies this week - sitting in fourth place.

One viewer even took to X [Twitter] to share that the movie 'wasn't that bad'. Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but better than nothing, right?

Green Lantern, released in 2011, is a superhero flick based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

A synopsis from Netflix explains: “Test pilot Hal Jordan (played by Reynolds) harnesses glowing new powers for good when he wears an otherworldly ring and helps an intergalactic force stop a powerful threat.”

Ryan Reynolds rated the movie one out of 10.
DC/Warner Bros

The movie was one of the biggest Box Office flops of all time, pulling in $220 million against a production budget of $200 million.

As well as being a commercial disaster, it was widely panned by critics, and holds a 25 percent score on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes where a critics’ consensus reads: “Noisy, overproduced, and thinly-written, Green Lantern squanders an impressive budget and decades of comics mythology.”

And it turns out that Reynolds isn’t a fan, either.

During an appearance on Plead the Fifth, Reynolds was asked to rate Green Lantern out of 10, with one being the worst and 10 being the best.

He responded: “I would give it a scant four… maybe. Three or four.”

But Reynolds couldn’t hold back from what he really thought as he then screamed: “It’s a one!” Ouch.

Reynolds says he doesn’t regret making the movie because he met his future-wife Blake Lively on set.
DC/Warner Bros

Although Reynolds might not believe the flick is his best work, he has no regrets about starring in it, as it's where he met his now-wife, Blake Lively.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, he said: “Look, the movie obviously didn’t work but it’s one of those things…”

He added: “No regrets, it was amazing. Met my future wife. We were buddies then - it was funny because for about a year after Green Lantern had come and gone, we were both single. We went on a double date. She was on a date with another guy and I was on a date with another girl. And that was the most awkward date for our respective partners, because we were just like fireworks coming across.”

If you fancy checking out for yourself, Green Lantern is currently streaming on Netflix.

Featured Image Credit: DC/Warner Bros

Topics: Ryan Reynolds, Netflix, TV and Film