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Attack the Block

The inner city takes on outer space when a gang of street kids in London discovers savage aliens are invading their neighborhood. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 887
Theater Release: 28 Jul 2011
Video Release: 25 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Attack the Block Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Violent acts shown in a realistic and detailed manner.

- Depictions of mutilation, shooting, stabbing and explosion.

- Frequent weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a monster context, with some blood and gore shown.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, once in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang

- Infrequent use of profanity and mild sexual language

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Depictions of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

- Substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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