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A comedy directed by Edgar Wright and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

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Who was the first Alien in The Worlds End?

In The Worlds End, the 5 main characters' town gets taken over by aliens who convert the inhabitants into what they call "blanks". Later on, after reaching the last pub they find themselves talking to ...
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When did Oliver get replaced?

In The World's End we eventually discover that humans are being replaced by "blanks." Later in the movie it turns out that at some point Oliver was replaced with a blank, but I don't think it's shown ...
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Is there any story link between Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End?

The "Blood and Ice Cream" series is a group of three movies that have very different themes in each, but at the same time, share many similarities. For example: The Cornetto: In Shaun of the Dead, ...
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Why does Andy drink the shots in the “Cross Hands” pub?

I was wondering about a scene in The World's End. Why did Andy drink those shots in the “Cross Hands” Pub since he's supposed to be teetotal? I have my theories but feel free to post your own. He ...
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What does Gary King become in the end? Why team up with blanks?

What does Gary King become in the end? Is he happy now that he has found a purpose in life? Or is he simply content to repeat the Golden Mile crawl once again, this time with blanks? Why choose the ...
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What are the writers trying to convey with the whole blanks/Network angle?

In The World's End, is the whole "blanks" and "The Network" angle a gibe by the writers at technology and the Internet and what it is doing to people? The Network states that it is responsible for all ...
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Do the pub names and their order mean anything?

Seeing as to how the final pub, The World's End, is more or less when the world ends, do the other pub names also signify something? What are their names and their positions in the Golden Mile crawl? ...
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What does Gary King's wristband signify?

In The World's End, Nick Frost's character Andy notices this wristband that Gary King was wearing. I suppose that it's connected to the Alcoholics Anonymous-like support group meeting towards the ...
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Is there any Cornetto reference in Hot Fuzz?

The Cornetto trilogy consists of: Shaun of the Dead Hot Fuzz The World’s End I saw that Shaun (Simon Pegg) grabs a Cornetto from the Indian store in Shaun of the Dead. Also Andy (Nick Frost) tries ...
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Are there any uncredited cameos in The World's End?

Hot Fuzz featured at least two big names in uncredited cameos (Peter Jackson as the guy in the Santa suit who stabbed Nicholas Angel in a flashback sequence, and Cate Blanchett as Angel's ex-...
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