Metacritic Movie Ratings
Attack the Block Reviews

4.0

75

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    There could be a few more scares and laughs, but it's a blast to be drawn into this urban ecosystem that is, to us Yanks, itself a bit alien.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    There's a vaguely Spielbergian quality to Cornish's skill at balancing the sense of shared adventure with genuine danger.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    The movie, which should have been titled "Defend the Block," illustrates once again that zombie, horror and monster movies are a port of entry for new filmmakers. The genre is the star.

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