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Poster for Back in Action: Assault on Precinct 13

Back in Action: Assault on Precinct 13

Opens on January 22

Director: John Carpenter Run Time: 91 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1976

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer, Martin West, Tony Burton

An unlikely partnership between a cop, two criminals and a station secretary is formed to defend a defunct Los Angeles precinct office against a siege by a bloodthirsty street gang. The film will be screened in its new 4K restoration. Carpenter wanted to make a Western but knew he could not afford to do a period piece so he made this modern-day western inspired by Howard Hawks’ Rio Bravo.


Part of the Old School Quarter in Film Geeks SD’s BACK IN ACTION Series

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