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Attack the Block (2011)

R  |   |  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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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$1,024,175 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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The areas and surrounding roads are named after well-known British science fiction authors: Wyndham Tower (John Wyndham); Moore Court (Alan Moore); Huxley Court (Aldous Huxley); Wells Court (H.G. Wells); Clarke Court (Arthur C. Clarke); Ballard Street (J.G. Ballard); Adams Street (Douglas Adams); Clayton Street and Clayton Estate (Jo Clayton); and Herbert Way (Frank Herbert). James Street may allude to horror writer M.R. James. See more »

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Sam: [on phone] Hi mum!
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Ready Or Not (Here I Come)
Written by Thom Bell (as Thomas Bell) and William Hart
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I thought this movie was scary and hilarious at the same time, actually creepy enough to make me jump several times while at the same time spoofing horror movies. The main characters are better developed and deeper than typical "spoofs" making this a good movie as well as fun. Very interesting and surprisingly intellectual twist at the end. It's filled with hilarious one-liners that I'll remember for awhile. On a side note, I am grateful for closed-captioning: as an American, I would've missed a lot of the dialog and humor if I hadn't been able to read along; silly as it seems, British English can sound as foreign as a foreign language!


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