Attack the Block’ is a fast, funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters. It turns a London housing estate into a sci-fi playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And teenage street kids into heroes.

It’s inner city versus outer space.

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

Writer/Director: Joe Cornish
Producers: Nira Park and James Wilson
Executive Producers: Matthew Justice, Tessa Ross, Jenny Borgars, Will Clarke, Olivier Courson and Edgar Wright

UK Distribution: Optimum Releasing – DVD/Blu-ray Out Now

North American Distribution: Sony Screen Gems – DVD/Blu-ray Out Now

  • Breakthrough British Film-maker / Joe Cornish – 32nd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards
  • Young British Performer Award / John Boyega – 32nd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards
  • Nominated, John Boyega Outstanding Actor & Outstanding Breakthrough – The Black Reel Awards 2011
  • Winner, Best First Feature – The Toronto Film Critics Association 2011
  • Winner, Best Debut Director – NY Film Critics Online 2011
  • Winner, Best Midnight Audience Award | Austin SXSW Film Festival 2011
  • Nominated, Best Directorial Debut – Joe Cornish | British Independent Film Awards 2011
  • Nominated, Most Promising Newcomer – John Boyega | British Independent Film Awards 2011
  • Winner, Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature | Los Angeles Film Festival 2011
  • Winner, Melies d’Argent | Lund International Fantastic Film Fest 2011
  • Winner, Audience Award – Best European or American Feature | Montreal Fantasia International Film Festival 2011
  • Winner, Best Motion Picture | Sitges Film Festival 2011
  • Winner, Special Jury Award | Sitges Film Festival 2011
  • Winner, Jose Luis Critics Award | Sitges Film Festival 2011
  • Winner, Best Original Soundtrack | Sitges Film Festival 2011
  • Nominated, Outstanding British Debut of 2012 / BAFTA
  • Nominated, Best First Film of 2012 / The Guardian
  • Nominated, Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture / The 43rd NAACP Image Awards 2012

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