Tower Block
Tower Block (2012)

When Jimmy is brutally murdered by two hooded figures, Becky, Kurtis, Neville and the other residents of the Serenity House tower block are witnesses to the killing but, fearing retribution, are too scared to give detectives any information… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 21, 2012
DVD Release Date: July 2, 2013
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Though suspension of disbelief is a pre-requisite, [this] is a rather gripping thriller...

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Rich Cline

Gritty and claustrophobic, this British horror-thriller holds our interest with well-played characters rather than the wobbly plotting.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)

The ending is a letdown but this is still a very promising debut from directors James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

It is an expertly crafted thriller with a mastery of tension-building techniques.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Contains some effective jolts and engaging characters. But after setting up the premise, it doesn't really have anywhere to go. Kind of like the characters themselves

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The Sun (UK)

Tower Block doesn't rise high enough to match its ambitions.

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Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

Thanks to the muddled plot motivations Tower Block really struggles in the final third.

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

The film is efficiently made and more realist than some of its ilk, in that the desperate inhabitants seem credible. What it lacks is directorial flair.

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Phelim O'Neill

It's not a bad idea for a movie, but what we get is undercooked, with poor logic and even poorer pacing conspiring to prevent any much-needed tension to build.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Dean King
A decent very low budget UK film, featuring a few well known faces to UK TV audiences. The story is very basic with a group of residents held captive in a Tower… More
Daniel Parsons
A decent premise is let down by a terrible script, dour colour scheme and some shockingly bad acting (even the usually fantastic Sheridan Smith is a little… More
The Movie Waffler
The biggest influence on the current crop of low budget film-makers, particularly those from Britain and France, seems to be John Carpenter. This should be a… More
Jamie Clarke
A low budget British thriller that is pretty tense and gripping, With some good performances from the cast especially Jack O' Connell, The story has been… More