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twelve tenants. one sniper. no escape. See more »
Several months after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival. | Add synopsis »
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Sheridan Smith ... Becky

Ralph Brown ... Neville

Russell Tovey ... Paul

Jack O'Connell ... Kurtis

Jill Baker ... Violet

Julie Graham ... Carol

Christopher Fulford ... Kevin (as Chris Fulford)
Kane Robinson ... Mark

Nabil Elouahabi ... Gary

Harry McEntire ... Daniel
Montserrat Lombard ... Jenny
Ralph Laurila ... Jimmy

Michael Legge ... Jeff
Tony Jayawardena ... Eddie

Jamie Thomas King ... Ryan

Steven Cree ... DC Devlin
Loui Batley ... Amy (as Loui Anne Batley)

James Weber Brown ... Brian
Jordan Long ... Ormond
Ceyda Mustafa ... Little girl
Edward Baker ... Little boy

Johnny Lynch ... Police officer
Vinny Banton ... Police officer
Lee Carroll ... Police officer
John Beton ... Paramedic
Sophie Nunn ... Paramedic
Caroline Artiss ... Liz
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Nunn ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
James Nunn 
Ronnie Thompson 
Writing credits
James Moran (written by)

Produced by
Simon Crowe .... executive producer
Suki Dulai .... producer
Patrick Fischer .... co-producer
Kate Glover .... line producer
James Harris .... producer
Matthias Hoene .... co-producer
Alex Joseph .... associate producer
Richard Kondal .... associate producer
Mark Lane .... producer
James Moran .... co-producer
Ronnie Thompson .... producer
Original Music by
Owen Morris 
Cinematography by
Ben Moulden 
Film Editing by
Kate Coggins 
Casting by
Colin Jones 
Gail Stevens 
Production Design by
Kajsa Soderlund 
Art Direction by
Dave Tincombe 
Set Decoration by
Chloe James 
Costume Design by
Matthew Price 
Makeup Department
Elle Baird .... makeup designer
Stuart Conran .... prosthetics artist
Lynn Doron .... makeup artist
Robbie Drake .... prosthetic artist
Cecilia Herlin .... makeup artist
Production Management
Clare Finnegan .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brashna Agha .... third assistant director
Louise Caruana Galizia .... second assistant director
Alexander Holt .... first assistant director
Dylan Fox Kearney .... additional assistant director
Art Department
Nick Ashby .... carpenter
Peter Bennett .... carpenter
Sam Chafer .... art department runner
James Hamilton .... carpenter
Ashley Murray-Fowler .... head carpenter
Kate O'Sullivan .... art department assistant
Luke Reece .... art department runner
Kate E. Sullivan .... art department assistant
Ollie Tiong .... set designer
Simon Walker .... stand-by art director
Sound Department
Frank Barlow .... sound trainee
Jean-Michel Beranger .... french dubbing mixer
Merlin Bonning .... sound maintenance engineer
Merlin Bonning .... sound maintenance
Louise Brown .... foley editor
Ed Coltman .... dialogue editor
Naomi Dandridge .... adr mixer
Paul Hanks .... foley artist
Craig Irving .... re-recording mixer
Alex Joseph .... re-recording mixer
Alex Joseph .... supervising sound designer
Richard Kondal .... re-recording mixer
Richard Kondal .... supervising dialogue editor
Ashok Kumar Kumar .... sound recordist
Akash Kumar .... sound runner
John MacDonald .... sound trainee
Xan Márquez Caneda .... sound trainee (dailies)
Daniel Tudor Owen .... boom operator (dailies)
Lionel Strutt .... adr coordinator
Simon Trundle .... foley mixer
Julian Willson .... sound mixer: dailies
Special Effects by
Stuart Conran .... prosthetics artist
Robbie Drake .... prosthetics artist
Paul Hyett .... prosthetics
Scott McIntyre .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Rodrigo Echevarría .... digital compositor
Richard Frazer .... visual effects supervisor
Sascha Fromeyer .... visual effects producer
Caroline Pires .... digital compositor
Andrew Savchenko .... compositor: lenscarefx
Jason White .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Javier Santos Audera .... camera trainee: dailies
Nicholas Britt .... electrician: dailies
Liam Butler .... camera trainee dailies
Dan Cloake .... electrician: dailies
Marc Covington .... a camera operator
Marc Covington .... steadicam
Jason Cuddy .... second assistant camera
Craig Davis .... gaffer
Andy Dorwart .... grip
Salvador Gomez-Lopez .... electrician
Scott Heapy .... best boy
Trevor Henen .... first assistant camera
Anthony Holt .... camera facilities coordinator
Raz Kahmesefhi .... electrician
Theo Milford .... additional gaffer
Ian Ogden .... grip trainee
Simon Olney .... electrician: dailies
Jonathan Spencer .... gaffer
Scott Sullivan .... camera trainee
Iain Thomson .... second assistant camera: dailies
Sophie Wilson .... first assistant camera: dailies
Casting Department
Darren Baba .... extras casting assistant
Johnny Lynch .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Toria Hunt .... costume assistant
Eloise Park .... standby costume
Hannah Wood .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Riccardo Bacigalupo .... assistant editor
Pat Wintersgill .... colorist
Location Management
Christopher Hutchins .... location manager
Other crew
Monique Brown .... production assistant
Sean Connolly .... runner
Mark Corden .... runner
Roxanne Cuenca .... script supervisor
Eddie Dias .... special thanks
George French .... runner
Daniel Len Frost .... medic
Ben Galster .... epk director
Paul Hillier .... insurance
Tom Kissock .... floor runner: dailies
Adán Latonda .... dubbing director: spanish version (2014)
Kasia Malipan .... production coordinator
Geoffrey Morgan .... floor runner
Matthew Riley .... epk cameraman
Daisy Rooke .... runner
Mark Rowan .... health & safety advisor recce
Joe Sharp .... edit trainee
Lloyd Stonard .... runner
Derek Warman .... fire officer
Russell Webber .... international sales & distribution: SC Films International
Mark Yeshin .... dit
Joe Bowman .... special thanks
Richard George .... thanks
James Player .... thanks

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90 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

The opening credits originally unfolded over a long unbroken crane shot of Sheridan Smith.See more »
Revealing mistakes: In long shots of the tower block there is always an aircraft in the same part of the sky off to the right.See more »
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References Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Decent single location thriller, 5 August 2013
Author: Leofwine_draca from United Kingdom

TOWER BLOCK follows in the footsteps of plenty of recent low-budget thrillers in having a single location as its setting. I always enjoy the possibilities of such story lines, which require the writers to work harder on the dialogue to bring the characters and the situation to life. It also makes it trickier for the director to elicit suspense from such a scenario, but when it works it works really well. And that's the case here.

Writer James Moran also did the dues on COCKNEYS VS ZOMBIES and this film has much the same feel to it: a respect of B-movies and a genuine love of the genre. The story is simple and extremely shocking, punctuated with moments of in-your-face violence that lend gritty realism to the proceedings. In essence, it's a bunch of disparate characters trapped in a corridor by a sniper, and yet maximum tension is generated from such a scenario.

The actors are fine in their roles, with Sheridan Smith's resourceful heroine a modern-day Ellen Ripley, and Jack O'Connell's would-be villain undergoing a particularly interesting character arc. Also nice to see Ralph Brown on the screen some twenty years after ALIEN 3. The directors handle the material well, generating plenty of excitement, and even when the story dips into cliché – as at the climax – it still works well. TOWER BLOCK is hardly original, but it's nonetheless a well made and gripping little thriller.

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