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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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Storyline

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:

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,133,859 (UK) (13 May 2011)

Gross:

$1,024,175 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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Writer/director Joe Cornish had to remove fifteen pages of the script prior to the shooting of the film because of budgetary constraints. See more »

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[first lines]
Sam: [on phone] Hi mum!
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Sound of Da Police
Written by Alan Lomax, Eric Burdon, Bryan Chandler, Lawrence Parker, Erick Sermon, and Showbiz (as Rodney Lemay)
Performed by KRS-One
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
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Great movie!
14 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It kind of bothers me that so many people have given this excellent film bad reviews. It's too bad you couldn't enjoy and appreciate it the way I did. At first I had somewhat low expectations for this movie but I was hooked within the first 5 minutes and fully entertained throughout. I don't understand how some of you hate these characters, for me they reminded me the kids I knew growing up so I could really relate to them. Great cast, and even though aliens in movies are played out ATB really breathed new life into the genre. I wouldn't compare it to movies like Super 8 because Super 8 was crap compared to this movie. It's one of new favorites and I recommend that everybody watch it.


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