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The inner city takes on outer space when a gang of street kids in London discovers savage aliens are invading their neighborhood.

MPAA Rating: R for creature violence, drug content and pervasive language.

Why is Attack the Block rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Attack the Block is rated R for for creature violence, drug content and pervasive language.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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.

Attack the Block
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Gory Violence, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children Violence Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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