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Hot Fuzz (2007)

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town that's harbouring a dark secret.

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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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They're bad boys. They're die hards. They're lethal weapons. They are... 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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Budget:

£8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,918,149 (UK) (18 February 2007)

Gross:

$23,637,265 (USA)
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Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright also prepared for the film by studying Roger Ebert's "Bigger" Little Movie Glossary. See more »

Goofs

Sargent Angel confronts the suspected shop lifter while he is still in the supermarket. At that stage, no actual crime had been committed. It is only when shop lifter passes the checkout and leave the store without paying for items that the crime is committed. Angel throws a can at the suspect, bringing him down with a blow to the head. This could be classed as unreasonable force by Angel. Even when using their baton, British Police officers are restricted as to where they should strike a suspect. 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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Referenced in Southland: See the Woman (2009) See more »

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Hostage Situation
From the motion picture "Bad Boys II (2003)"
Written by Trevor Rabin
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Yarrp!
19 February 2007 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Hot Fuzz: The story tells us of an over-active 'policeman officer', Nicholas Angel (Played by the co-star of Shaun of the Dead, Simon Pegg) who is sent to work his duties out in the countryside, to avoid his use of excessive arrests. Suspicions arrive in the town however, as people start getting killed 'accidentally'. Coupled with his rather unprofessional partner Danny Butterman (Similiarily played by Shaun of the Dead star Nick Frost) they get themselves into suspicious circumstances Nicholas Angel fails to ignore.

But what can I say? It's just hilarious! An incredibly funny, witty, intelligent British comedy that manages to bring you to tears with laughter and also offers extremely well directed and executed action scenes! If you liked the likes of Shaun of the Dead, you'll love this, simple as that. I was oddly surprised to find that it was incredibly violent, albeit, in a cartoony way, but it will definitely make you squint. Plenty of cameo's by the likes of the hilarious Bill Bailey and a great cast will make this a action/thriller/comedy hard to forget! Excellent.


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