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Four Lions (23-Jan-2010)

Director: Chris Morris

Writers: Chris Morris; Jesse Armstrong; Sam Bain; Simon Blackwell

Producers: Mark Herbert; Derrin Schlesinger

Keywords: Comedy, Terrorism

British satire follows four jihadists as they aspire to commit an act of terror.

Omar, Barry, Waj, and Faisal, four "radicalized" young Muslim men living in modern-day Great Britain, aspire to commit an act of terror against the Western world in their home country. To that end, they engage in a series of preparatory missions ranging from attending a terrorist training camp in Pakistan to constructing improvised explosive devices, foiled by their own idiocy at seemingly every turn.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Riz Ahmed
1-Dec-1982   Four Lions
Benedict Cumberbatch
19-Jul-1976   BBC's Sherlock Holmes
Julia Davis
1966   Nighty Night


Riz Ahmed   ...   Omar
Arsher Ali   ...   Hassan
Nigel Lindsay   ...   Barry
Kayvan Novak   ...   Waj
Adeel Akhtar   ...   Faisal
Benedict Cumberbatch   ...   Negotiator
Julia Davis   ...   Alice
Craig Parkinson   ...   Matt
Preeya Kalidas   ...   Sofia
Wasim Zakir   ...   Ahmed
Mohammad Aqil   ...   Mahmood
Karl Seth   ...   Uncle Imran
William El-Gardi   ...   Khalid
Alex MacQueen   ...   Malcolm Storge MP
Shameem Ahmad   ...   Chairwoman
Jonny Maitland   ...   Newsreader
Marcus Garvey   ...   Marathon Policeman
Darren Boyd   ...   Sniper
Kevin Eldon   ...   Sniper
Adil Mohammed Javed   ...   Nabil
Toby Longworth   ...   Heimlich Man
Danny Ashok   ...   Phone Shop Assistant
Will Adamsdale   ...   Alex


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