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  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: French, English
  • Dubbed: French
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region A/1
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B005J4TLQG
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #26,522 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)
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A London street gang tries to protect its housing project from an alien invasion.

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Format: Blu-ray
When a puny and decidedly smelly alien crashes into the wrong council estate one night in south London, the delinquent neighbourhood teens make short work of it. But nobody - not the teens, not the local drug gangs, not the police - is prepared for the ensuing invasion of much larger, sharper-teethed, and numerous partners of the first alien. A night of bloody mayhem ensues, in which the youths - particularly brooding and determined leader Moses - must reckon not only with vicious aliens but predatory adult criminals, the prejudice of the police and their neighbours, and ultimately, Responsibility.

Yes, Responsibility with a capital R. The movie also tackles Important Social Questions, but to its credit, Attack the Block never gets hackneyed or preachy; there's far too much suspense and danger for that. (The likeable and well-differentiated heroes are constantly in real danger, and - spoiler alert - they don't all make it.) The movie also brims over with the irrepressible energy of the young protagonists; once you get used to their accents and slang, the humour is infectious.

Terrific and satisfying flick. Buy buy buy.
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By Brian Maitland TOP 1000 REVIEWER on April 6 2013
Format: DVD
Even if you can't wrap your ears around the "Souf Wondin" (South London) accents spoken by the actors like they have marbles in their mouths, then don't worry. There is plenty of good action and nice interplay between all the actors here.

Just in case you're wondering why all the action occurs around a singular apartment building and not the entire "block," it's a Britglish. The block refers to that building known as a tower block (think the projects on the South Side of Chicago and you'll get the picture).

Anyway, the creatures are terrifying as rabid aliens. The kids are first-rate in their ability to band together and defend their block. There is also a terrific social commentary on the state of Britain snuck in based on the interplay between the police and the kids. Also, be forewarned the start of the movie which contains no aliens is a pretty sinister mugging that you wonder if you've got the right movie.

The extras are worth getting the DVD for. There's a full hour on the making of the movie and it's beyond terrific. There's a full four more extras thrown in as well on the movie including a reason why a huge chunk was not filmed at all after being storyboarded and location scouted.
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im on the fence when it comes to this one. I liked the characters even though they were a bunch of young trouble makers and the movie was paced well. There just wasnt anything that made it over the top amazing for me. The aliens were really origonal and cool looking and i would say that i liked attack the block i just didnt love it like i wish i had.
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Not exactly family fun but a classic in its own right.
Characters are somewhat not easy to like at first,
they warm you over though.
Impressive creature design and a generally entertaining film.

Enjoy! :D
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Awesome movie !!
This is a cult classic and a must see. I can't wait to see john boyega in Star Wars this Xmas !!
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