- UK, Ireland
- 1h 34min
- Directed by: Jon Wright
- Written by: Kevin Lehane
- Cast: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey
- UK release: 26 December 2012
On a remote Irish island, Garda officers Ciaran (Coyle) and Lisa (Bradley) discover that not only are aliens invading the planet but that they can be foiled because of their aversion to drinking blood contaminated by alcohol. Along with lazy stereotyping (Irish people as drunken louts) it’s a one-joke movie lacking tension.
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Grabbers21 Dec 2012
A contrived, one-note sci-fi horror comedy in which a community stays drunk to repel an alien attack
In Grabbers, an interplanetary invasion of earth can potentially be foiled, not by the fighting spirit of the human race, but due to the aversion of the aliens to drinking blood contaminated by alcohol. It’s a situation which forces the inhabitants of a…
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