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Assault on Precinct 13

Release Date: January 19th, 2005

R|1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
While en route to prison, a bus carrying criminals Marion (Laurence Fishburne), Beck (John Leguizamo) and Anna (Aisha Hinds) is rerouted to Detroit's soon-to-be-closed Precinct 13 because of a dangerous winter storm. All communications with the outside world are cut off, and Jake (Ethan Hawke), an emotionally volatile police sergeant who is haunted by his past, is forced to work with the criminals in order to survive an attack on the precinct by a group of armed men.

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Genres: Action, Thriller, Crime drama

Distributor: Focus Features

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  • By playing it safe, the new Precinct leaves the audience sorry and restores thirteen to its place as the unluckiest number. show more

  • It's no classic, but you don't need to be a cultist to get in on the tawdry fun.

  • The big shift between Carpenter's B-movie and filmmaker Jean-Fran├žois Richet's comic book-style remake is that instead of a troop of bloodthirsty gang members encircling the precinct, the bad guys here all look like good guys. show more

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