Four Lions

Four Lions is a 2010 British satirical dark comedy film, directed by Chris Morris in his directorial debut, and written by Morris, Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.wikipedia
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Nigel Lindsay

The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.
Nigel Lindsay is an English stage and screen actor, best known on television for his roles as Sir Robert Peel in the first two seasons of Victoria, Jo Jo Marshall in the Netflix series Safe and as Barry in the BAFTA winning Chris Morris film Four Lions for which he was nominated for Best British Comedy Performance in Film at the 2011 British Comedy Awards

Riz Ahmed

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The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.
He was initially known for his work in independent films such as The Road to Guantanamo (2006), Shifty (2008), Four Lions (2010), Trishna (2011), Ill Manors (2012), and The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013), before his break-out role in Nightcrawler (2014).

Kayvan Novak

The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.
He is also known for his role as Waj in the 2010 comedy film Four Lions.

Arsher Ali

The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.
Arsher Ali is a British actor best known for playing the role of Hassan Malik in the Chris Morris-directed comedy film Four Lions.

Chris Morris (satirist)

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Four Lions is a 2010 British satirical dark comedy film, directed by Chris Morris in his directorial debut, and written by Morris, Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.
In 2010, Morris directed his first feature-length film, Four Lions, which satirised Islamic terrorism through a group of inept British Pakistanis.

Adeel Akhtar

The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.
Akhtar is known for the bumbling Muslim extremist Faisal in Chris Morris's film Four Lions.

Jihad satire

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The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.
The musical comedy Jihad! The Musical and the film Four Lions are works of art that satirise jihadis.

Julia Davis

Him and Barry get into an argument but are interrupted when the others find Hassan dancing with an oblivious neighbour (Julia Davis).
Her film roles include Love Actually (2003), Cemetery Junction (2010) and Four Lions (2010).

Craig Parkinson

Omar spots a coworker (Craig Parkinson) and borrows his phone.
He has also acted in several independent films including Control, Soulboy, The Unloved, and Four Lions.

Jesse Armstrong

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Four Lions is a 2010 British satirical dark comedy film, directed by Chris Morris in his directorial debut, and written by Morris, Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.
To date, Armstrong and Bain have written two films together – the 2007 comedy Magicians, and, alongside Chris Morris, the 2010 terrorism satire Four Lions.

Kevin Eldon

Kevin Eldon as Sniper
Eldon would later act in Nathan Barley and the 2010 film Four Lions as a police sniper (also written by Christopher Morris).

Sam Bain

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Four Lions is a 2010 British satirical dark comedy film, directed by Chris Morris in his directorial debut, and written by Morris, Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.
To date, Bain and Armstrong have written two films together — the 2007 comedy Magicians, and, alongside Chris Morris, the 2010 terrorism satire Four Lions.

Drafthouse Films

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Despite its acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival, Four Lions failed to find a distributor in the U.S. for nine months, until the newly formed Drafthouse Films picked it up. The film had a limited release in the US on 5 November 2010.
Four Lions (2010)

Warp Films

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Funding was secured in October 2008 from Film 4 Productions and Warp Films, with Derrin Schlesinger & Mark Herbert producing.
In 2010, Warp Films produced Chris Morris’s debut feature Four Lions, a satirical comedy drama following a group of homegrown Islamic terrorists from Sheffield, England.

Film4 Productions

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Funding was secured in October 2008 from Film 4 Productions and Warp Films, with Derrin Schlesinger & Mark Herbert producing.
Four Lions (co-production with Warp Films, Wild Bunch and Optimum Releasing)

Benedict Cumberbatch

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Benedict Cumberbatch as Ed, a Special Branch Negotiator
In 2010, he appeared in The Whistleblower as well as Four Lions.

Preeya Kalidas

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Preeya Kalidas as Sofia, Omar's wife and a nurse in a local hospital.
She starred in the 2010 Chris Morris feature film Four Lions playing Sofia, the wife of protagonist Omar (played by Riz Ahmed).

Satire

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Four Lions is a 2010 British satirical dark comedy film, directed by Chris Morris in his directorial debut, and written by Morris, Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong.
One of the most well-known and controversial British satirists is Chris Morris, co-writer and director of Four Lions.

Sheffield

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The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.
The films and plays The Full Monty, Threads, Looks and Smiles, When Saturday Comes, Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?, The History Boys and Four Lions are set in the city.

Alex Macqueen

Alex MacQueen as Malcolm Storge MP, a member of the Counter Terrorism Strategy Unit
That year he also had a small role in the comedy film Four Lions.

Mark Herbert

He produced: Four Lions, Dead Man's Shoes, and Phoenix Nights (TV comedy).

Drukqs

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The song "Avril 14th" by electronic musician Aphex Twin plays during the film's ending credits.
Rights were later sold by Chrysalis Music, Aphex Twin's publishing company, for television and DVD usage, but The Lonely Island was not allowed to include the track on its album Incredibad. In 2010, "Avril 14th" was used as the end credit music for Chris Morris's film Four Lions, and also sampled by Kanye West allegedly without permission for his song "Blame Game" on the album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.