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Attack The Block

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Attack The Block

Certificate
15 Certificate
Title
84 Mins
Released
2011
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Packshot of Attack The Block
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
84 Mins
Released
2011

A gang of hoodies from a council estate in South London are are causing trouble as usual. But tonight is like no other. Strange meteors fall from the sky. Their block of flats has been invaded by aliens. The gang decide that there is only one thing to do. They arm themselves with weapons and get ready to fight. It's up to them to stop the creatures before it's too late. With Nick Frost. Strong language, strong bloody violence, drug dealing & consumption.

Cast & Connections

Cast

  • Jodie Whittaker,
  • John Boyega,
  • Alex Esmail,
  • Leeon Jones,
  • Simon Howard,
  • Luke Treadaway,
  • Jumayn Hunter and
  • Nick Frost

Director

  • Joe Cornish

Screenwriter

  • Joe Cornish

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What kind of alien would invade some council estate in south London?

Did you know?

  • Writer/director Joe Cornish said in an interview that he got the idea for this movie after getting mugged by a group of kids in South London.
  • The music to this film was composed by Basement Jaxx.
  • Joe Cornish also co-wrote The Adventures Of Tintin with Edgar Wright and Stephen Moffat.
  • Nick Frost, who plays Ron, also starred in Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz.

Awards

  • 1 BAFTA Awards nominated

    • 2012 Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer - Joe Cornish

Box Office

U.K.
£2.47 million

Source: Rentrak EDI

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