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Jackboots on Whitehall -- On the English South Coast, Chris (Ewan McGregor, Star Wars: Episodes 1-3), a young farm worker, dreams of the chance to join the army and fight in exciting new lands. His chance comes when the three top Nazis--the enormous Goering, the malnourished Goebbels and the scarily campy Himmler--hatch a plan to invade England by drilling under the English Channel and into the heart of London. With the entire British army stuck in Dunkirk and no military support to defend the country, Churchill (Timothy Spall, The King's Speech) issues a final radio broadcast from his bunker in Downing Street. Upon hearing the broadcast, Chris rallies the reluctant villagers, aided by American pilot Billy Fiske (Dominic West, The Wire), demanding that they help save England--and the world! Tom Wilkinson (Michael Clayton), Alan Cumming (X-Men), Rosamund Pike (Barney's Version), and Richard E. Grant (Withnail and I) round out the all-star voice cast of this riotous supermarionation epic.
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The smallest epic film you'll ever see!
A satirical alternative history of World War II where the Nazis seize London and England must band together to prevent a full on invasion. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Hugh Fraser ... BBC Newsreader / Gaston (voice)

Alexander Armstrong ... Red Leader (voice)
Rory McHenry ... Johnny (voice)

Ewan McGregor ... Chris (voice)

Stephen Merchant ... Tom (voice)

Richard E. Grant ... The Vicar (voice)

Tom Wilkinson ... Albert / Goebbels (voice)

Tobias Menzies ... Captain English / Monty (voice)
Caroline Duff ... F.A.N.Y. Girl 1 (voice)

Charlotte Moore ... F.A.N.Y. Girl 2 / Dairy Maid / Heidi / Helga (voice)

Rosamund Pike ... Daisy (voice)
Martyn Ellis ... Zeppelin Captain / A.R.P. Wardens / Cumberland Farmer / Scottish Savages (voice)

James Hicks ... Igor / Joseph Kaplinsky / Farmer 1 / Skinny Guard / Scottish Savages (voice)

Pam Ferris ... Matron Rutty (voice)
Brian Conley ... Zeppelin Crewman / Farmer 2 / Stupid Farmer / Erummel / Squire / Hereford Farmer (voice)

Richard Griffiths ... Hermann Goering (voice)

Richard O'Brien ... Himmler (voice)

Dominic West ... Fiske (voice)

Timothy Spall ... Churchill (voice)
Jimmy Boyle ... Pinkypoo (voice)
Edward McHenry ... Charlie / Rat Catcher (voice)

Sanjeev Bhaskar ... Rupee / Old Gil / King (voice)

Neil Newbon ... Tank Driver (voice)
Benedick Blythe ... German Soldiers (voice)

Alan Cumming ... Hitler / Braveheart (voice)

Stephen Lord ... Yorkshire Farmer (voice)
Jonathan Barlow ... Scottish Savages (voice)
Jana Agnew ... Nazi Girls (voice)
Karl Richards ... Camp Nazis (voice)
Mark Taylor ... Camp Nazis (voice)

Directed by
Edward McHenry 
Rory McHenry 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Edward McHenry 
Rory McHenry 

Produced by
Peter Bevan .... co-producer
Cara Cheeseman .... associate producer
Ibon Cormenzana .... executive producer
Marc Dando .... associate producer
Jamie English .... executive producer
Ignasi Estapé .... executive producer
Lukas Klein .... executive producer
Frank Mannion .... executive producer
Debbie McWilliams .... executive producer
Tim Muhlenbach .... executive producer
Adrian Politowski .... executive producer
Karl Richards .... producer
Patrick Scoffin .... producer
Nigel Thomas .... executive producer
Charlotte Walls .... executive producer
Gilles Waterkeyn .... executive producer
Original Music by
Guy Michelmore 
Film Editing by
Chris Blunden 
Casting by
Debbie McWilliams 
Production Design by
David McHenry 
Art Direction by
Sam Stokes 
Costume Design by
Elizabeth Marcussen 
Production Management
Cara Cheeseman .... post-production supervisor
Cara Cheeseman .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Bispham .... third assistant director
Will Cummins .... second assistant director: daily
Greg Furber .... assistant director: second unit
Richard Lake .... third assistant director
Steve Murphy .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jack Berk .... art department assistant
Hannah Boyton .... charge hand painter
Matthew Hudson .... caster
Simon Lewis .... head sculptor
Jorge Martinez .... caster
Erick Sosa .... head sculptor
Dean Spicksley .... art department assistant
Andrew Tapper .... graphic designer
Amyas Varcoe .... model maker
Sound Department
James Boyle .... sound design consultant
Tim Cavagin .... sound re-recording mixer
Simon Diggins .... adr recordist
Peter Hanson .... sound effects editor
Craig Irving .... sound re-recording mixer
Chris Sturmer .... dolby sound consultant
Mark Taylor .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Taylor .... supervising sound editor
Philip Young .... adr recordist
Special Effects by
Paul Gorrie .... pyrotechnician
Rick Jotle .... special effects: equipment
Mike Kelt .... special effects supervisor
Will Wyatt .... special effects technician
Robbie Payne .... runner (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Jonathan Cheetham .... visual effects supervisor: uFX
Giorgia Graziadio .... visual effects artist: uFX
Clare Heneghan .... visual effects producer: uFX
Harrison Ly .... visual effects assistant
Natalie MacDonald .... visual effects artist
Kieran Nicholas .... visual effects editor
Ben O'Dell .... visual effects assistant
Zissis Papatzikis .... visual effects
James Rose .... visual effects artist
Yolanda Rubio .... visual effects artist
Theajodharan .... visual effects artist
Dellisse Virginie .... visual effects artist
Richard Worsley .... visual effects assistant
Camera and Electrical Department
Sam Alberg .... gaffer: second unit
Gilles Collart .... lighting technician
Richard Copeman .... focus puller
Marc Dando .... digital lab supervisor
James Eggleton .... digital lab supervisor
Mike Farr .... electrician: dailies
Ben Goldschmied .... motion control supervisor
Dan Goldschmied .... motion control camera operator
Pawel Polak .... gaffer
Editorial Department
Peter Bernaers .... colorist
William Blunden .... first assistant editor
Kieran Nicholas .... conforming editor
Jodie Davidson .... dailies: additional colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Mikael Carlsson .... soundtrack producer
Jon Grave .... choir conductor
Jan Holzner .... orchestra recording engineer
Rachel James .... copyist (as Rachel Grave)
Rachel James .... orchestrator (as Rachel Grave)
Rachel James .... score preparation (as Rachel Grave)
Tony Lewis .... music editor
Guy Michelmore .... orchestrator
Anne Miller .... music publisher
Nic Raine .... conductor
Nic Raine .... orchestrator
Amanda Street .... score supervisor
Lucie Svehlova .... orchestra leader
Other crew
Caroline Bowker .... additional script supervisor
Tim Carter .... production assistant: puppeteering department
Paula Casarin .... script supervisor
Vika Evdokimenko .... runner
Caroline Frank .... post production runner
Aashish Gadhvi .... script proofreader
Megan Guy .... assistant to producers
Megan Guy .... post production coordinator
Spencer Hall .... accounting services: Lee Associates
Benjamin Hanley .... assistant: BDM
Pierre Philippe Hendrickx .... legal advisor: Belgium
François-Régis Jeanne .... epk director
Nessa McGill .... legal services: Hammonds LLP
Dominic McHenry .... production assistant: puppeteering department
Martin Metz .... production executive
Jon Miller .... production accountant
Justin Miller .... assistant accountant
Angus Ogilvie .... production assistant: puppeteering department
Karen Payne .... production coordinator
Iwona Sellers .... production executive
Daniel Stephenson .... production assistant
Sarah Townsend .... production office runner
Jeremy Burdek .... special thanks
Nadia Khamlichi .... special thanks

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91 min
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Did You Know?

One of the Germans in the hindenburg is named igor and has eyes pointing of in different directions and is possibly a nod to the igor from Mel Brooks young Frankenstein played by Marty FeldmanSee more »
Anachronisms: The movie features the German airship Hindenburg which was destroyed in 1937 while the movie is set in 1940See more »
Churchill:My dear countrymen, dear friends. Never in the field of human conflict, was so buggered up by so few for so many!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The King's Speech (2010)See more »
JerusalemSee more »


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20 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant!, 28 July 2010
Author: Eric Butler from United States

My friends and I waited over an hour in line for tickets to this movie at the Edinburgh Film Festival as it was touted as one of the top 10 to see. The trouble was finding tickets as both screenings were sold out! The organisers added it to best of show on the last day of the festival - luckily. I absolutely loved it! Brilliant! Stan Steel how did you see the movie again in July??? EIFF ended June 26th and I was at the last screening. I know it definitely hasn't been released because I've been tracking its status online. The art direction and animation were mind-blowing! At points I even had to remind myself that these were in fact puppets! I definitely recommend seeing this whenever it's out in theatres. Tally ho!

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