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Attack the Block 2011 15

87 mins United Kingdom Director. Joe Cornish

A tower block is terrorised by aliens and Sam (Jodie Whittaker) is forced to depend on the five teenagers who have just mugged her. Funny, heart-stoppingly thrilling and with a dash of social commentary, Attack the Block pushes the British urban film out of its po-faced rut into the type of genre-blending made famous by executive producer Edgar Wright (The Worlds End). With Nick Frost.

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Directed by

Joe Cornish

Featuring

John Boyega

Jodie Whittaker

Alex Esmail

Franz Drameh

Leeon Jones

Simon Howard

Genres

Science Fiction

Collection

Contact! Features Black Star Best of BAFTA

Certificate

15 Contains strong language, violence, gore and soft drug use

Released

2011

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Big Talk

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