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Assault on Precinct 13

Rating:R (for strong violence and language throughout, and for some drug content)
Genre:Drama, Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 19, 2005
Running time:109 minutes
Cast:Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Keaton, Maria Bello, John Leguizamo
Director:Jean-François Richet
Producer:Don Carmody, Pascal Caucheteux, Jeffrey Silver, Stephane Sperry
Writer:James DeMonaco
Distributor:Focus Features

Description: Amid a battering snowstorm and unsafe road conditions, Detroit police temporarily hold formidable crime lord Marion Bishop at the soon-to-close Precinct 13 station house. Knowing that only a skeleton crew of police officers is on duty at the station, Bishop's henchmen attempt to free their boss before he can be taken to a high-security destination. They are heavily armed and determined to achieve their goal -- even if it means killing everyone in the precinct house. As the sun sets and a long night begins, a handful of policemen, led by Sergeant Jake Roenick, and prisoners awaiting relocation must band together in a battle for their very lives.

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