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Attack the Block (2011)

88 min  -  Action | Comedy | Horror  -   13 May 2011 (Ireland)
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A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.

Director:

Joe Cornish

Writer:

Joe Cornish
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Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 17 wins & 20 nominations See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jodie Whittaker ...
Sam
John Boyega ...
Alex Esmail ...
Leeon Jones ...
Franz Drameh Franz Drameh ...
Simon Howard Simon Howard ...
Maggie McCarthy Maggie McCarthy ...
Margaret
Danielle Vitalis Danielle Vitalis ...
Tia
Paige Meade Paige Meade ...
Gina Antwi Gina Antwi ...
Dionne
Natasha Jonas Natasha Jonas ...
Gloria
Sammy Williams Sammy Williams ...
Michael Ajao Michael Ajao ...
Luke Treadaway ...
Flaminia Cinque ...
Italian Woman
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Storyline

A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.

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Plot Keywords:

Alien Invasion | Alien | Motorcycle | Car Crash | Violent Youth  | See more »

Taglines:

Inner City vs. Outer Space

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for creature violence, drug content and pervasive language See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

(Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Útok na vezák See more »

Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,133,859 (UK) (15 May 2011) (352 Screens)

Gross:

$1,024,175 (USA) (25 September 2011)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital  | DTS (as Datasat Digital Sound) | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Writer/director Joe Cornish interviewed various kids in youth groups in order to find out what kind of weapons they would use if an alien invasion occurred. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sam: [on phone] Hi mum!
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Connections

Featured in "Projector: Attack the Block (#1.12)" (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

"Get That Snitch"
Lyrics by Doc Brown
Music by Mikis Michaelides
Performed by Jumayn Hunter and Mikis Michaelides See more »