Pssst, want to check out Green Book in our new look?
See all comments
It's good. It's not life changing or close to the best of anything, but it's funny and charming. Both Viggo and Mahershala are terrific and deserve acclaim, but the film itself is nothing special if not at least entertaining. It'll probably age better than Driving Miss Daisy, though, even with some of the issues it has presenting racism in a palatable way to an (assumedly) mostly white audience.
Edit: And much like Driving Miss Daisy before it, the Academy loved it, because they're a bunch of dumb, old, white people.
Generic as hell. In a year in which we got the far better and more interesting BlacKkKlansman this feels really dated. Hopefully the awards circuit won't do the same thing it did to Spike in 1989.
Edit: They fucking did it.
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!
In 11 official lists
View all lists this movie is in
This movie ranks #6 in IMDb's Music Top 50
This movie ranks #11 in IMDb's Biography Top 50
This movie ranks #21 in IMDb's 2010s Top 50
This movie ranks #24 in IMDb's Comedy Top 50
This movie ranks #88 in National Board of Review Award - Best Film
This movie ranks #92 in Academy Award - Best Picture
This movie ranks #130 in IMDb's Top 250
This movie ranks #148 in Golden Globe Award - Best Motion Picture
This movie ranks #213 in FOK!'s Film Top 250
This movie ranks #434 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Worldwide Box Office
This movie ranks #554 in Academy Award - Best Picture Nominees