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Attack the Block
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Leeon Jones Leeon Jones
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Simon Howard Simon Howard
Maggie McCarthy Maggie McCarthy

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Flawed but playful British alien invasion movie

4 years, 8 months ago at Oct 15 10:08
6 votes
"You'd be better off calling the Ghostbusters, love."

A curious mixture of The Goonies and War of the Worlds filtered through Assault on Precinct 13, Attack the Block is not exactly a typical alien invasion movie. Rather, this directorial debut for Joe Cornish is a more playful motion picture concerned with a bunch of British youths and stoners armed with whatever makeshift weapons ... read more

Basically, Shaun Of The Dead but with chavs.

5 years ago at Jun 1 0:17
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To start off with, this really looked like your vintage alien-invasion film that is just a bit of fun nothing else. However, at first despite that the story is still a rather weak one, I did think that there is something special that Attack The Block will deliver or maybe even surprise the viewers. It really is the perfect film that one would describe as a film that is ridiculously stupid; but at ... read more

A good movie

4 years ago at Jun 2 7:46
3 votes
Since I kept hearing some good things about this flick, I thought I should check it out. When Nick, my step-son, found out it was dealing with an alien invasion, he was even more enthusiastic than I was so we basically had to watch it as soon as possible. Of course, when watching this, it is obviously reminiscent of 'Shaun of the dead' as it is an action horror comedy combining this time a hood fl... read more
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Description: A group of London teens find themselves in the middle of an alien invasion and fight to defend their tower block from some evil extraterrestrials in this stylish sci-fi romp from the producers of Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Beset by a gang of young thugs as she passes through a South London housing estate, Sam (Jodie Whittaker) is in the midst of being robbed when a ball of light falls out of the sky, and destroys a nearby car. Frightened, she flees from the scene just before an unearthly beast emerges from the wreckage and attacks Moses (John Boyega), the leader of the youthful gang. In retaliation, Moses ... (more)
Release date: 13 May 2011
Tags: Sci-fi (22), Comedy (15), 2011 (13), Action (12), British (10), Aliens (9), Alien (6), Teen (6), London (5), 2010s (5), Alien Invasion (4), UK (4), Violence (4), South London (3), France (3), Gangs (2), Housing Estate (2), Guns (2), Horror (2), Mugging (2)
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