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239 Ratings

Assault on Precinct 13

Directed by Jean-François Richet
United States, France, 2005
Action, Crime, Drama


On New Year’s Eve, inside a police station that’s about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

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Assault on Precinct 13 Directed by Jean-François Richet

Critics reviews

Richet’s mise en scene stresses the difference in the performance styles of Hawke and Fishburne rather than their similarities. Hawke moves his body and features as spastically as a monkey, an effect heightened by a string of jump cuts in the prologue; Fishburne is a master of smooth economy and stasis, acting mainly with his eyes.
January 21, 2005
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