Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer, with an arrest record 400% higher than any other officer on the force. He's so good, he makes everyone else look bad. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so embarrassing - the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford.
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External shots in Hot Fuzz were filmed in Wells, Somerset in the UK.
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Address: Somerfield, 9-13 High Street, Wells, Somerset, UK
Simon Skinner (Timothy Dalton) was the store manager at this Somerfield Supermarket, here we see Nicholas Angel tackle a shop lifter in a way that only Nicholas Angel would.
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Address: St Cuthbert's Church, St Cuthbert St, Wells, Somerset, UK
In a startling contrast to his crime ridden home of London, Nicholas Angel gets assigned to watch over a church fete where they're rasing funds to buy a new roof.
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Address: Market Square, Wells, Somerset, UK
Market Square was the most used location in Hot Fuzz. It plays home to the newsagent where Nicholas Angel and Danny Butterman shop, The Crown pub (exteriors only were shot here) and the fountained graffiti. It's also where most of the finale scenes were filmed.