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Blitz (2011)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  20 May 2011 (UK)
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A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicky Henson ...
Superintendent Brown
Steven Harwood-Brown ...
Metal (as Steven Harwood Brown)
Bill Champion ...
Dr. Leonard
Richard Riddell ...
Sandra (as Ellie Fairman)
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Detective Sergeant Tom Brant who is dispatched to take down a serial killer hell bent on killing off the police force one by one. "The Blitz" manages to slip through the grasp of Tom every time, and with the precious lives of his colleagues diminishing one by one, Tom is led to the question: if we can't protect our own, then what good are we? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


It's cop-killer versus killer-cop.


Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong brutal violence, language, some drug use and nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 May 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Blic  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£266,148 (UK) (20 May 2011)


£542,981 (UK) (27 May 2011)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2007 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year. See more »


Brant is driving a Mercedes 560SEC Coupe. Near the end of the movie he is being followed by "Blitz" away from a funeral when his stock (period) 15-inch wheels suddenly become modern 19-inch shiny rims. See more »


Barry Weiss: I want a lawyer and a sandwich. Oh, and I want to update my Facebook status.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) See more »


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29 May 2011 | by (Lincoln, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Having read the reviews, and agreeing with most of them, I'm a little surprised the film scores so highly. Surely it rates mid-range obscurity at best? The comments about unnecessary/unresolved sub-plots, completely unrealistic event turns, and lack of character depth are all absolutely spot on, as is the 'Ronseal' analogy. But the weak, predictable and incredibly rapid ending left us quite empty. It was more suited to an American TV series where an advert break happens just before 'Columbo gets his man'. There were also some terrible continuity gaffs, especially relating to time of day and weather (look especially before, during and at the end of the hotel to trains chase). Come on British cinema, you can do better than this!

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