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3.8
1,589 Ratings
28
Feb

Four Lions

directed by Christopher Morris
United Kingdom, 2010
  • 94
  • English
  • No subtitles

Synopsis

In this satire, a group of bumbling, fundamentalist suicide-bomber wannabes who couldn’t organize a backyard firework display to save themselves plan to execute a terrorist attack in the heart of London—as long as they don’t accidentally kill themselves first.

Our take

Irreverent and sardonic, Christopher Morris’s controversial black comedy dares to poke fun at terrorism. As insensitive as it is hilarious, you may have trouble deciding whether to be offended or impressed by Four Lions—but what’s wrong with being both?