They Came From Outer Space: Attack the Block
Now Playing - Sep 26, 2023
A South London housing estate becomes a battleground when a gang of young delinquents, led by Moses (John Boyega), face off against ferocious extraterrestrial invaders. With pulse-pounding action and clever humor, they prove that heroes can emerge from unexpected places.
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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
The neon-lit streets of a South London housing estate set the stage for an unexpected clash of worlds. When a gang of young delinquents, led by Moses (John Boyega), confronts an otherworldly threat, they find themselves entangled in an epic battle for their lives. As the extraterrestrial invaders descend upon their turf, the group must unite and channel their street-smarts to defend their block and protect the neighborhood they call home. With heart-stopping action, witty humor, and a fresh twist on the alien invasion genre, Attack the Block delivers a wild ride that blends urban realism with intergalactic mayhem, proving that the most unexpected heroes can emerge from the unlikeliest of places.
- Director: Joe Cornish
- Principal Cast: Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Luke Treadaway, Jumayn Hunter and Nick Frost
- Country: United Kingdom
- Year: 2011
- Running Time: 88 min.
- Producer: Nira Park, James wilson
- Screenplay: Joe Cornish
- Cinematographers: Thomas Townend
- Editors: Jonathan Amos
- Music: Steven Price
- Filmography: Debut Feature
- Language: English
- International Sales: Studio Canal