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Attack the Block (2011)

 -  Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  13 May 2011 (UK)
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A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.

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Attack the Block follows an unlucky young woman and and a gang of tough inner-city kids who make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into a war-zone. Written by GK

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Inner City vs. Outer Space


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Rated R for creature violence, drug content and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Napad na kvart  »

Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$137,580 (USA) (29 July 2011)

Gross:

$1,024,175 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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The bulk of this film was shot in 67 days. See more »

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[first lines]
Sam: [on phone] Hi mum!
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References Naruto (2002) See more »

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Ire Feelings (Skanga)
Written by Rupie Edwards
Performed by Rupie Edwards
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Worst movie of the year because of the main "heroes"
9 September 2011 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This movie was disgusting because the heroes (the people that the movie wants you to think you are so you follow the story, am I wrong about this ?) are a group of teenage criminals who steal from a girl at the beginning of the movie.

This made me want during the entire movie that the aliens kill these bastards and then invade Earth as quickly as possible.

I was expecting that the heroes were some lost kids with no future and they could have become big kids with this alien chase, but since they were always selling drugs or harassing people in the streets, I could not get interested less in their fate.

The movie was not interesting for anything apart from a few camera angles.


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