Assault on precinct, in my opinion, is a very underrated john carpenter film as well. However, as far as this film goes it is very enjoyable and i wish more people would recognize it. John carpenter is a master of action, science fiction, horror, and molds his own version of a rio bravo in assault on precinct, an exceptional, exciting, and sometimes creepy tale about a relentless gang out for blood on a small group of officers and secretaries in an abandoned precinct. Assault on precinct 1976 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Gallery of 41 movie poster and cover images for assault on precinct 1976. Overview of assault on precinct, 1976, directed by john carpenter, with austin stoker, darwin joston, laurie zimmer, at turner classic movies. Eindeloos complex, en op het eerste oog zo eenvoudig. The film was designed to be an homage to the john wayne classic rio bravo directed by carpenters idol howard hawks.
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. John carpenters 1976 score for assault on precinct his second featurelength film after 1974s dark star was composed and recorded on a synthesizer in about three days and features, at most, four overlaid music tracks at a time. I have not seen the remake so i cannot comment on that. Assault on precinct 1976, directed by john carpenter. Assault on precinct is a classic 1976 action thriller written and directed by john carpenter the story is essentially rio bravo transported to the 70s. Assault on precinct 1976 movie posters cinematerial. After seeing a little about the film in a documentary about carpenters. If you havent seen the whole film yet then youre missing out on a classic, go check it out. Assault on precinct 1976 full movie video dailymotion. Assault on precinct is a 1976 american action neo noir thriller film written, directed, scored and edited by john carpenter. The captions showing the day and time were to give the film the feel of a documentary. John carpenters assault on precinct has an opening half thats shocking, suspenseful, wellshot and sure to keep your eyes glued to the screen, but when it reaches the actual assault in.
In this action thriller, an understaffed police station enlists the help of criminals when they become a target of a deadly street gang. The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a. Maar john carpenters spotgoedkope assault on precinct biedt meer. J ohn carpenters original assault on precinct, released in 1976, crosspollinated rio bravo and night of the living dead for a finetuned siege thriller. Assault on precinct is the 1976 thriller that was one of the earliest directorial efforts from john carpenter, as this was his first film after the cult classic dark star and preceded his breakout hit halloween by two years. Assault on precinct 1976 directed by john carpenter. Directed by john carpenter and starring austin stoker, darwin joston, laurie zimmer and martin west. Performances are often overlooked in a film like this, and if assault on precinct is not particularly deep in terms of characterization, its smarter than youd think.
A thrilling landmark film that jolts along at a breakneck pace, escape from new york leapt to cult status with highoctane action, edgeofyourseat suspense and a mindblowing vision of a lone warrior kurt russell battling his way out of a postapocalyptic. Le film assault on precinct 2005 vostfr film complet. Assault on precinct ist ein usamerikanischer spielfilm aus dem jahr 2005. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing assault on precinct 1976 near you. In this intense action movie, in which it is not always easy to work out who the good guys and who the bad guys are, its a stormy new years eve in a crumbling, out of. Regarder film assault on precinct en streaming, telecharger film assault on precinct gratuitement, voir film assault on precinct en ligne. That barrage is motivated by a series of events that carpenter stages with mounting tension, and suggests a world ensnared in a ceaseless cycle of slaughter. Film assaut sur le central assault on precinct en. Assault on precinct is a 1976 american independent action thriller film written, directed, scored and edited by. Le film assault on precinct 1976 vostfr film complet. John carpenters grimy, propulsive assault on precinct.
Js kaplan, but gained the perk of complete creative control rare for a. Assault on precinct was made 25 years earlier on probably a tenth of the budget and is basically the same movie only ten times better. Watch assault on precinct watch movies online free youtube. John carpenters assault on precinct, the anderson alamo, the siege. Assault on precinct, in my opinion, is a very underrated john carpenter film as well as an underrated film in general. The only film he directed that was a big hit was halloween, which is the first john carpenter film i saw as well. Assault on precinct 1976 1080p bluray x264 yify youtube.
Regarder assaut sur le central assault on precinct en streaming francais vf hd 2005 complet gratuit sur. Merge street thunder with assault on precinct 1976 film i fail to see the logic of having an article specifically about street thunder. Please do subscribe on my channel for more classic movies. Zeltaebar armed with better actors and working on a slightly better budget compared to his debut dark star, john carpenter managed to hit a home run with assault on precinct, a loose remake of howard hawks rio bravo from 1959, on what was only his second attempt at directing a feature movie. For example, in the film, she gets shot and she barely has a reaction. The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang. Watch the movie trailer for assault on precinct 1976. Darwin joston in assault on precinct 1976 assault on precinct 1976. Halloween and the thing this is a long way of saying youd be forgiven for thinking a forced correlation between assault on precinct and a horror film might be mere projection. Just as dark star undercut the solemnity of space movies like 2001 with hilarious astronaut situation comedy, carpenters second feature borrows the conventions of protagonists in jeopardy from.
Such is carpenters love of the film that, in 1976, he decided, in the. Unlocking the prisoners assault on precinct 1976 duration. I feel that john carpenter himself is a criminally underrated director and i know i am not alone in this. Assault on precinct 1976 cast and crew when the lapd kills several members of the south central gang street thunder, the remaining members avenge themselves by way of a bloody war waged. The sophomore feature from auteurinthemaking john carpenter, assault on precinct reunited the director with douglas h. That said, peary doesnt stress that you have to like something for it to be essential viewing. Er ist carpenters zweiter film in spielfilmlange nach dark star. Watch assault on precinct watch movies online free. In this action thriller, an understaffed police station enlists the help. Recently released on dvd by image entertainment, assault on precinct is an unabashed homage to hawks 1959 western rio bravo some, carpenter included, might say its a copy of that film. Assault anschlag bei nacht bei metacritic englisch. Its understandable why peary included assault on precinct. Assault on precinct 1976 full movie download full hd.
The page for the movie is hardly too big to handle this content. In 1976, john carpenter paid homage to howard hawks superlative western rio bravo with his second fulllength feature film, assault on precinct. As carpenter himself says, if it was shot today it would be on minidv. When police officer bishop austin stoker is left in charge of precinct on the last day. Napoleon wilson is a character in the carpenter canon that probably should go down. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Assault on precinct is the ultimate urban western film. Assault on precinct 1976 assault on precinct 1976 rated. Stacked against almost any composer working in the mid70s, the scores minimalism forced upon carpenter by the funding constraints that also thrust him. The good news, however, is that richet never really tries to steal carpenters thunder and he surely delivered the best possible movie he could. A description of tropes appearing in assault on precinct 2005. The gang that swore a blood oath to destroy precinct. Carpenter selfconsciously uses hawks rio bravo, adds a touch of romeros night of the living dead and comes up with arguably the most exciting siege movie of all time.
A vignette preceding the main event, introducing cop starker charles cyphers, the warden john j. Austin stoker stars as a police officer who defends a defunct precinct against a relentless criminal gang, along with darwin joston as a convicted murderer who helps him. Admittedly john carpenters 1976 assault on precinct is not a perfect movie. Posted on march 20, 2017 by admin with no comments. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies.349 770 1343 52 717 1472 1597 428 1422 416 893 1604 1348 626 586 842 1346 251 771 406 1412 1136 1097 79 1367 424 235 1129 1349 798 521 363 562 83 757