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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
South London teenagers (John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Leeon Jones) defend their neighborhood from malevolent extraterrestrials.

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

Director: Joe Cornish

Genres: Action, Science fiction, Comedy

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Attack the Block (2010)

Release Date: July 29th, 2011|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's hot, fierce, funny, vicious and ready to bite, baby. show more

  • NA
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Attack the Block is the other alien-invasion movie opening today, the lousy one, the one from Britain. In Britain, it's probably just a regular bad movie, but here - with accents that are barely comprehensible and in-jokes about council flats, not to mention a swerving handheld camera and some of the cheapest effects since "Night of the Lepus" - it's surprising this thing ever got released. show more

  • 80
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The cast is splendid, the script quick-witted and the action satisfying. show more

  • April 19, 2013 zm00000000082492
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    This movie ROCKS! Funny, action and sci-fi...it was awesome

  • November 12, 2011 om00000000105432
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    I loved this movie! The script, the acting, the slang, the soundtrack and the aliens were awesome! Rented the movie, then bought it, then bought the soundtrack. Trust!

  • October 28, 2011 fb00000000104566
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    Very different. Not absolutely amazing, but definitely worth watching. Soundtrack and score are also pretty top notch.

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'Cowboys & Aliens' or 'Attack the Block': Which Genre-Bending Alien-Invasion Movie Should You See?

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jul 28th, 2011 1:30PM

We're no strangers to watching movies that sound exactly like other movies, but it's pretty rare that we get to watch them on the same weekend. Chances are you've already heard about 'Cowboys...

Weekend Movie Preview: Stud Muffins, Smurfs, and Aliens Galore (VIDEO)

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jul 28th, 2011 12:00PM

With not one, but two alien invasion movies coming out this weekend, yet another big screen adaptation of a cartoon we grew up with, and Ryan Gosling taking his first stab at the world of comedy,...

'Attack the Block' Review: If Only Every Alien Invasion Were This Awesome

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jul 27th, 2011 5:30PM

First we had kids making nice with big bad aliens in 'Super 8,' then we had some buckaroos breaking out their lassoes and wrangling 'em some outer-space invaders in 'Cowboys & Aliens', and...

'Attack the Block' Gets a Red Band Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jun 16th, 2011 4:30PM

After nabbing the Midnight Screening Audience Award at the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival and generally garnering rave reviews across the board, we now have our hands on the first red band...

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