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Attack the Block (13-May-2011)

Director: Joe Cornish

Writer: Joe Cornish

Music by: Steven Price

Producers: Nira Park; James Wilson

Keywords: Sci-Fi

A teenaged street gang must work to protect their working-class South London neighborhood from an alien invasion on Guy Fawkes Night.

Pest, Dennis, Jerome, Biggz, and Moses, a rough-and-tumble street gang in the gritty South London neighborhood of Brixton, find their mugging of nurse and new community arrival Samantha Berrins interrupted on Guy Fawkes Night when a mysterious object falls from the sky and crashes into a parked car. Approaching the car to see if there is anything worth stealing from the decimated vehicle, Moses is attacked by a strange, unidentifiable creature, an incident that foreshadows the ultimate all-out alien invasion of Brixton that Moses's gang must somehow attempt to repel if they are to survive.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nick Frost
28-Mar-1972   Shaun of the Dead
Jodie Whittaker
3-Jun-1982   13th Doctor Who


John Boyega   ...   Moses
Jodie Whittaker   ...   Sam
Alex Esmail   ...   Pest
Franz Drameh   ...   Dennis
Leeon Jones   ...   Jerome
Simon Howard   ...   Biggz
Luke Treadaway   ...   Brewis
Jumayn Hunter   ...   Hi-Hatz
Danielle Vitalis   ...   Tia
Paige Meade   ...   Dimples
Michael Ajao   ...   Mayhem
Sammy Williams   ...   Probs
Nick Frost   ...   Ron
Maggie McCarthy   ...   Margaret
Gina Antwi   ...   Dionne
Natasha Jonas   ...   Gloria
Flaminia Cinque   ...   Italian Woman
Selom Awadzi   ...   Tonks
Adam Buxton   ...   Documentary Voice Over
Haneen Hammou   ...   Bubbles
Paisley Thomas   ...   Roxanne
Jacey Salles   ...   Biggz's Mum
Yvonne D'Alpra   ...   Pest's Nan
Karl Collins   ...   Dennis' Dad
Joey Ansah   ...   Policeman
Adam Leese   ...   Policeman
Lee Long   ...   Patrick
Jermaine Smith   ...   Beats
Dylan Charles   ...   Police Constable
David Cann   ...   Detective Superintendant


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