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Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

 -  Action | Drama | Crime  -  19 January 2005 (USA)
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A police sergeant must rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve, just as corrupt policeman surround the station with the intent of killing all to keep their deception in the ranks.

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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. Written by IMDb Editors

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Rated R for strong violence and language throughout, and for some drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 January 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Masacre en la cárcel 13  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$128,413 (South Africa) (27 May 2005)

Gross:

$281,429 (South Africa) (17 June 2005)
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When the SUV flips over after having its tire shot out, a stuntman's elbow pad is visible in the window of the SUV while it is turning over. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jake Roenick: Listen to me. What are we talking about, really? Getting high? No. We're talking about a journey, man. A subconscious safari. A mental expedition, OK, a mind trek. This planet has been raped, pillaged and fucked! And the mind is the only uncharted territory
[picks up cocaine]
Jake Roenick: And this shit is the ship. It's the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria and you... are fuckin' Magellan.
[spills a little bit of cocaine]
Jake Roenick: Oh fuck... I spilled some.
[laughs hysterically]
Jake Roenick: So what do you say my ...
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Terrible. Awful. Pungent. Brutal. Horrid.
27 May 2005 | by (Illinois, United States) – See all my reviews

Take your pick. All accurately describe this waste of a film. I'll never get these 2 hours of my life back. No movie should ever make you feel that way. This one does.

It tries SO HARD to be cool, hip, trendy. In reality it's none of these. It's tired. It's old. It's unintentionally funny. It's moronic in every sense. It's dumbed-down to the lowest possible common denominator of the human species.

Can't come up with a witty line? Throw in a few profanities to liven up the script. Can't come up with a scene that will hold an audience's attention for more than 30 seconds? Shoot another person in the head or jab another person in the face with a pointy object -- and I'm a person who uses the "F word" on a daily basis and I like some good violence in a movie. But not in this one.

Laurence Fishburne shows his versatility again -- this time by playing a quiet, subtle guy who you aren't quite sure about and who likes to use looks instead of words to make his point. Oh...wait. I kept waiting for him to look at Ethan Hawke and say: "Stop trying to hit me and HIT ME!"

And can anyone tell me what the point of Drea de Matteo's character "Iris Ferry" is? I can't, you can't, and neither can the director.

Don't waste your money on this garbage. If I could give it 0/10 I would.


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