Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Police ambush and kill several gang members in Los Angeles. Gang members make a pact of blood to strike back at police, and conduct a siege on the police station which is almost abandoned and due to be closed. Staff of the closing precinct and the criminals being held there while in transit must work together to fight off the attacking gang members.

    - Written by Scott McKenna <smckenna@lcb.state.nv.us>
  • In Los Angeles, the street gangs unite and declare war to the police. Meanwhile, a father stops his car in a suburb and his daughter goes to an ice-cream truck to buy a vanilla ice-cream. She is murdered in cold blood by a member of one gang. The father follows the guy, kills him with many shots and runs to the Precinct 13. The policeman Bishop has just assumed the police station, which is not in operation but waiting to be closed on the next morning. With him, there are two women: the telephone operator and Leigh. A few moments before the arrival of the shocked father, a bus transporting three prisoners had stopped there and the escort policemen requested cells to lock the prisoners while waiting for a doctor for one of them that is ill. Suddenly the precinct is under siege and violent attack of street gangs.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • An L.A. street gang declares war on a police station about to be shut down that has given refuge to a man who has witnessed a gang slaying. Because of the shutdown, the phones and electricity have been turned off, and gang members await outside with knives and guns where the precinct has been totally shut off from the outside world.

    - Written by Humberto Amador
  • A police sergeant and an unlikely band of criminals defend a closing LA precinct office on New Years Eve against an army of gang members.

    - Written by chasedaniels


The story takes place on a Saturday day and night in Anderson, a crime-infested ghetto in South Central Los Angeles...

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