Hot Fuzz

Date: 2007
Director: Edgar Wright
Production Company: Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Working Title Films

Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Rafe Spall, Timothy Dalton, Edward Woodward, Billie Whitelaw
Location(s): Buckinghamshire, Essex, London, Somerset, Surrey

Region(s): , ,

Storyline:

Because he’s making his colleagues look bad by comparison, an exceptional Police Officer is transferred to a quaint village and paired with a witless partner.

Additional Information:

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Police Constable Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) walks towards the camera before producing his warrant card.

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During training, Angel showed great aptitude during exercises. Metropolitan Police Specialist Training Centre, Wharf Road in Gravesend, Kent located on www.british-film-locations.com

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Graduating to the Metropolitan Police Service, Angel quickly established himself . . .

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. . . becoming popular within the community.

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The outstanding officer improved his skill base by taking courses in advanced driving . . . .

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. . . . and advanced cycling.

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He became heavily involved in a number of extra-vocational activities before taking up active duty in the armed response unit.

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Receiving nine special commendations within the last twelve months and achieving the highest ever arrest record, Angel is summoned by his Sergeant to learn that he has been promoted to sergeant in Sandford, Gloucestershire.

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Discovering that there's no way of preventing his departure from London, Nick Angel visits his ex-girlfriend Janine at a crime scene.

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Nick packs his belongings in his room at the Station House where he's been living since the break up with Janine.

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Holding his Japanese peace lily, Nick waits for a taxi to collect him. Outside Hendon Police College at Peel House in London NW9.

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With promises of a cottage to go with the new position, Nick sets off for Gloucestershire. Peel House on Peel Drive, Colindale.

A change of trains en route sees Nick waiting on a lonely platform. The northbound platform at Denham Golf Club station, Higher Denham in Buckinghamshire. The station features in 'Futtock's End'.

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Looking towards Gerrards Cross on the same platform. (PW)

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Having been told by his new Inspector, Frank Butterman, that the cottage isn't ready, Nick books into the sleepy Swan Hotel in Sandford. Looking into the White Swan on Sadler Street in Wells, Somerset.

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After introducing himself to the Landlord and Landlady of the local pub, Nick marches all of the under aged drinkers to the police station. Market Place with The Crown Hotel as the backcloth.

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The following morning, Nick jogs through the village. Alongside the moat of the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.

Strangely knowing his name, townsfolk Greg Fowler (Trevor Nichols), Sheree Fowler (Elizabeth Elvin) and Reverent Philip Shooter (Paul Freeman) greet Sergeant Angel as he comes into view. Looking into Market Place from Bishop’s Eye Gate.

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Taken on an early Hot Fuzz appreciation trip back in 2008. SJ

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Simon Skinner (Timothy Dalton) runs up alongside and introduces himself as the manager of the local supermarket. Facing Market Place at the junction with High Street from Sadler Street.

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Being teamed with Police Constable Danny Butterman (Nick Frost), Nicholas Angel puts up with a multitude of inane questions about his previous experiences. Market Place in Wells.

Peter Ian Staker (Stephen Merchant) answers questions about a lost swan during the first of several mundane assignments given to the new Sergeant.

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Sitting with Danny in their police car, Nick points out that there’s always something going on as a Living Statue (Graham Low) draws attention from the local Neighbourhood Watch Alliance.

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As an example, Nick questions Danny as to why Mr. Treacher (Tim Barlow) is wearing such a big coat. Looking toward High Street from Market Place.

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Nick asks, why Peter Cocker (Ben McKay) wears his hat over his face to receive the reply "Cos he's f*ck ugly." Market Place at the junction with Sadler Street.

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Later in the day, Nick Angel chases Cocker through the streets after watching his shoplifting in the Somerfield supermarket. Facing north-east on High Street.

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James Reaper’s Range Rover pulls onto the street ahead of Cocker. Looking south-west on High Street.

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Avoiding Reaper's vehicle, Nick continues to chase Cocker as he runs into an alleyway. High Street at the corner of Union Street with Guard House Lane in the left background.

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The young thief darts through a gap in a hedge. Facing northward on the path running alongside Whiting Way with a property on Portway Avenue to the left.

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Sergeant Angel follows after almost being run down by a bike. The path running alongside Whiting Way at the corner of Portway Avenue with the tower of St. Cuthbert’s church rising in the distance.

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Turning a corner, Nick continues his pursuit. Milton Lane, south of the junction with Lovers Walk in Wells. (PW)

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The Sergeant is confronted by a group of Mothers coming towards him. Looking towards New Street along the unnamed path from Milton Lane. (PW)

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Peter Cocker pauses for breath. Facing north on the footpath running between Woodbury Avenue and Bath Road. (PW)

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Danny catches up as Nick is in the process of arresting Cocker. Looking north towards Barkham Close on the footpath from Torhill Lane in Wells.

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Nick and Danny sit in their car with the radar speed gun before local solicitor Martin Blower tears past in his Saab. Constitution Hill on the road between Wells and Dulcote with the Church of St Cuthbert in the distance.

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That evening, amateur actor Martin Blower (David Threlfall) apologises for speeding after a dire performance of Romeo and Juliet. Outside The Little Theatre at the corner of Chamberlain Street and Portway.

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As Nick and Danny walk from the theatre a cloaked figure watches from behind the building. The car park of The Little Theatre in Wells.

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Sergeant Tony Fisher (Kevin Eldon) assesses the situation after Martin Blower and his lover Eve Draper are killed in a suspicious motoring accident. The road to Dulcote to the south of Wells in Somerset with Tor View in the left distance.

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With PCs Butterman and Walker, Sergeant Angel is sent to Elroy Farm farm after a report of illegal hedge cutting. Wards Hurst Farm between Ringshall and Ivinghoe near Tring in Hertfordshire identified at www.british-film-locations.com

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PC Bob Walker (Karl Johnson) translates for Arthur Webley (David Bradley) as the officers question him about clipping hedges that don't belong to him.

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Nick runs from one of the farm's outbuildings after a sea mine is discovered amongst a stash of arms. Wards Hurst Farm near Tring, Hertfordshire.

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After a night in the pub, Nick and Danny carry a drunken George Merchant (Ron Cook) to his modern house on Norris Avenue. Mill House on Over the Misbourne Road near Denham, Buckinghamshire. Located on www.british-film-locations.com

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A cloaked figure watches as the two off duty officers leave George inside his huge, out of place mansion.

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Nick and Danny walk home together. Balch Road at the corner of Tudway Close with St. Cuthbert’s church in the right distance.

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Danny persuades Nick into his house where the two have more drinks and watch a shoot 'em up action film. Balch Road in Wells.

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As Danny puts another film into the player, George's mansion is destroyed by an explosion. Pyrotechnics at Mill House on Over the Misbourne Road between Gerrards Cross and Denham Garden Village.

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Outside the ruins of the house, local journalist Tim Messenger (Adam Buxton) questions Sergent Angel about what his perfect Sunday would be. Over the Misbourne Road, Gerrards Cross.

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At the Church Fete, Nick is tasked to patrol the area while his colleagues enjoy themselves. The tower of St. Cuthbert’s church in Wells.

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Tilting down, the shot finds the festivities in full swing. St. Cuthbert’s church yard with St. Cuthbert Street to the left.

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The Sergeant takes a breather and takes the opportunity to look around.

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PC Doris Thatcher (Olivia Colman) is seen flirting with two Men near the hog roast.

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Danny takes Nick over to the shooting gallery where he wins the top prize. The church yard of St. Cuthbert’s with the junction of Priest Row and St. Cuthbert Street in the distance.

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Nick tells Danny that using firearms is not something that he should get used to. St. Cuthbert’s church yard The City of Wells Almshouses in the right background.

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After Tim Messenger tells him to meet him at three, Sergeant Angel is asked to draw the raffle.

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While Tim waits below the church tower, a cloaked figure appears on the roof.

With news about George Merchant's death, the journalist waits for Sergeant Angel.

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Hmm, a reasonable match of blue sky but off angle. SJ

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Nick and Inspector Frank Butterman (Jim Broadbent) are the first on the scene when Tim Merchant is killed by falling masonry.

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Having persuaded the Inspector that Tim was murdered, a crime scene is established.

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Following a row with Nick, Danny runs home. The City of Wells Almshouses cross the background.

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Finding out that it's Danny's birthday, Sandford's newest Sergeant heads to Miss Tiller's garden centre to buy a peace lily as a present.

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Witnessing the murder of Leslie Tiller shortly after she explains why she is leaving Sandford, Nick sees a cloaked figure running from the garden centre. Finchley Nurseries on Burton Hole Lane, Mill Hill identified at www.british-film-locations.com

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Through a hedge, the cloaked figure runs into the distance.

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Unable to keep up, Sergeant Angel finds it incredible that the figure has run so far in just a few seconds.

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Having linked the recent deaths in the village, Nick and Danny sit in the car before another clue is revealed in the shop where they buy ice creams.

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Nick leaves the police station after Inspector Butterman dismisses his evidence, telling him that he's been driven round the bend. Royal Connaught Drive in the former Royal Masonic School off The Avenue, Bushey in Hertfordshire

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Sergeant Angel walks towards the hotel where he is attacked by the cloaked figure of Michael Armstrong from the supermarket. Market Place in Wells.

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Overpowering his assailant, Nick runs to the castle after listening to a message from Skinner through Michael's radio. Bishop’s Eye Gate in Wells Market Place.

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The Sergeant approaches the keep. The Gate House to the Bishop's Palace in Wells.

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A gate is vaulted before a group of cloaked figures are discovered chanting around a circular stone table. Looking across the draw bridge over the moat into the grounds of the Bishop's Palace.

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Joyce Cooper (Billie Whitelaw) makes community announcements before Professor Tom Weaver (Edward Woodward) tells the group that Sergeant Angel has been dealt with.

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Having interrupted the meeting, Nick is chased by the cloaked figures. The ruins of the 12th Century Waverley Abbey near Farnham in Surrey.

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These are the ruins of Copped Hall, Crown Hill near Epping in Essex identified on The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations website.

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The Sergeant is cornered by the angry mob of community do-gooders. Waverley Abbey, two miles southeast of Farnham located by The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations.

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Danny Butterman arrives and rescues his friend by faking his death. The ruins of Waverley Abbey on Waverley, Farnham, Surrey.

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On the way back to London, Nick calls at a service station where he spots a rack of action DVD's that give him an idea. Heston Services on the M4 in Hounslow, Greater London.

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At the police station, the Sergeant arms himself with guns recovered from Elroy Farm.

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Sergent Nicholas Angel rides into the village. Facing west on Chamberlain Street outside St. Joseph & St. Theresa’s church.

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Cans of paint are tossed to schoolchildren for them to spray the CCTV camera lenses.

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Outside The Crown, Mary (Julia Deakin) and Roy Porter (Peter Wight) turn to see the Sergeant ride into the Market Place.

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Dr. Robin Hatcher (Stuart Wilson) stops in his tracks. Market Place in Wells, Somerset.

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Amanda Paver (Lorraine Hilton) brings her bike to a stand.

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Teamed with his partner Danny, the two prepare to effect justice. Outside The Crown in Wells.

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As the villagers draw weapons from beneath their clothing, the Fowlers open fire. The Town Hall on Market Place, home to Wells City Council.

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Shooting back, Nick and Danny move across the Market Place. Looking from the Town Hall onto Market Place.

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The Sergeant defends himself against Bernard Cooper (Eric Mason) with his baton. In front on the Town Hall on Market Place with the wall of The Crown to the right.

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Mr. Cooper is knocked to the ground as a cry of 'Stop' is heard. Market Place with the Town Hall in the background.

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The Reverend Shooter appeals for peace. Market Place, Wells in Somerset.

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Nick tells the priest that he knows right from wrong before the Reverend draws a pair of guns from the sleeves of his cassock.

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Sergeant Angel is thrown to the ground by the force of two bullets before Danny shoots Reverend Shooter.

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Dr. Hatcher appears as Danny goes to help Nick. Bishop's Eye Gate with the grounds of the Bishop's Palace beyond.

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A stray shot wounds the Doctor before Nick and Danny head to The Crown where Inspector Butterman and the rest of the local Officers turn up.

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Having persuaded his colleagues to back him after the Inspector makes a run for it, Nick leads them to find Skinner. The entrance to Somerfield’s car park on South Street. The supermarket is currently operated by the Co-operative.

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Sergeant Angel goes in to deal with Michael while telling the others to check the aisles. The entrance of the former Somerfield store in Wells.

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Sandford Police prepare to enter the supermarket. The rear entrance to the Somerfield supermarket.

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When Sergeant Angel reaches the store's office, Skinner is seen running from the building towards the Inspector's waiting car. Looking out onto the supermarket car park and South Street.

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With Skinner in the car, Inspector Butterman speeds through the village. Market Place in Wells.

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Nick and Danny set off in pursuit.

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The Inspector's car crashes into Sandford's model village injuring the two occupants. The grounds of Hatfield House, Hatfield in Hertfordshire found by www.british-film-locations.com

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Sergeant Angel and Danny Butterman arrive at the model village.

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During celebrations following the arrest of Danny's father and Simon Skinner, the sea mine in the evidence room at the police station explodes when knocked over by Professor Weaver.

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One year later, Nicholas Angel leaves his cottage on Spencer Hill in Sandford.

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With a bunch of flowers, Nick approaches a grave in the church yard. St. Cuthbert’s church in Wells, Somerset.