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Hot Fuzz (2007)

 -  Comedy  -  20 April 2007 (USA)
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Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.

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Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. And to stop the rest of his team looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford. He is paired with Danny Butterman, who endlessly questions him on the action lifestyle. Everything seems quiet for Angel, until two actors are found decapitated. It is called an accident, but Angel isn't going to accept that, especially when more and more people turn up dead. Angel and Danny clash with everyone, whilst trying to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the apparent "accidents". Written by Film_Fan

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In a town where nothing much goes on, a whole lot is about to go down See more »

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Rated R for violent content including some graphic images, and language | See all certifications »

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20 April 2007 (USA)  »

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Arma fatal  »

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£8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,848,464 (USA) (20 April 2007)

Gross:

$23,618,786 (USA) (20 July 2007)
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Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright spent 18 months writing the script. See more »

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When Nicholas and Danny are observing the locals from their patrol car, we see Danny finish his cornetto down to the chocolate tip twice. See more »

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Narrator: Police Constable Nicholas Angel: born and schooled in London, graduated Canterbury University in 1993 with a double first in Politics and Sociology. Attended Hendon College of Police Training. Displayed great aptitude in field exercises, notably Urban Pacification and Riot Control. Academically excelled in theoretical course work and final year examinations. Received a Baton of Honour, graduated with distinction into the Metropolitan Police Service and quickly established an ...
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In the UK version, which is released by Universal Pictures, sound effects of police whistles, bells and sirens are perfectly timed to accentuate the graphics of both the Universal Pictures and Working Title logos. The US version, released by Rogue Pictures, misses out on this little bit of a joke. See more »

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References The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) See more »

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Caught by the Fuzz
Written by Gareth Coombes, Daniel Goffey (as Daniel Goffy), Michael Quinn
Performed by Supergrass
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Hot Fuzz
2 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was Lucky enough to be invited to a special trade show of Hot Fuzz and there is little to say that could begin to describe it, awesome is a first step.

Thankfully the majority of trailer material happens in the first 15 minutes so you get the bits you know out of the way. i cant really say a lot as it may spoil the film. but if you loved Shaun of the dead you should certainly want to see this.

if you have seen spaced and Shaun of the dead you will appreciate the handywork of Edgar Wright. and you will see the return of some of the of the old faces such as spaced landlady Marsha

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost both fit into the roles of policemen, sorry officers, well, and Pegg is the usual High Flying guy who is too good for his job, While Frost plays that tag-along soon to become sidekick who doesn't really know uite why he's there.

This is totally one you have to see or you will be missing out. if comedy is your thing, this is your film.


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