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Rated R
121 minutes

Hot Fuzz (2007)

September 8, 2007 at 7:00 and 10:00 pm in 26-100
September 9, 2007 at 10:00 pm in 26-100

Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) is the finest cop London has to offer, with an arrest record 400% higher than any other officer on the force. Heís so good, he makes everyone else look bad. As a result, Angelís superiors send him to a place where his talents wonít be quite so embarrassing -- the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford.

Once there, he is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman (Nick Frost). The son of amiable Police Chief Frank Butterman (Jim Broadbent), Danny is a huge action movie fan and believes his new big-city partner might just be a real-life "bad boy," and his chance to experience the life of gunfights and car chases he so longs for. Angel is quick to dismiss this as childish fantasy and Dannyís puppy-like enthusiasm only adds to Angelís growing frustration.

However, as a series of grisly accidents rocks the village, Angel is convinced that Sandford is not what it seems and as the intrigue deepens, Dannyís dreams of explosive, high-octane, car-chasing, gunfighting, all-out action seem more and more like a reality.

It's time for these small-town cops to break out some big-city justice.

Hot Fuzz is the action-packed new comedy from the makers of the hit movie Shaun of the Dead. With the same razor-sharp combination of humor and attention to detail they used to breathe new life into the undead, Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright have set their sights on Action Movies for their next uniquely funny vision. [www.rottentomatoes.com]

Wright brings you close to the characters as well as to the action. It makes all the difference, as the dream team of Pegg and Frost lace the mayhem with mirth. It's a blast.
      -- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone. Read this review.


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