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Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo, Maria Bello

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ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 was directed by the French director Jean-François Richet in 2004.

The setting is Detroit, on the night of december 31st. The notorious criminal Marion Bishop has just been arrested for having killed a cop. In the middle of a snow storm, he's transferred to a soon-to-be closed police station with only two policemen and a secretary inside.

A few minutes later, the station is attacked by about thirty masked men who seem to want Bishop. The sergeant in charge of the station, Jake Roenick, kills one of these men and discovers that they are in fact policemen. Bishop tells him that he has bribed for years numerous cops of the Detroit police who are afraid now that he might denounce them if he goes to court. Roenick is forced to give guns to the prisoners to help him if he wants to be able to hold out until dawn.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   bodyguarding VIP Criminal enemy is...    -   law enforcement gone bad

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York) Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs

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