Questions tagged [assault-on-precinct-13]

1976 American thriller directed by John Carpenter about a small group of police personnel and convicts and their efforts to defend an abandoned police station against an assaulting street gang.

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Did Napoleon Wilson “reappear” as Snake Plissken?

The character of Snake Plissken was created by John Carpenter and Nick Castle. Plissken is the protagonist in Escape from New York and Escape from L.A.. I recently noticed the following blurb on ...
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How did Napoleon Wilson come to his name?

As a big fan of John Carpenter's classic of urban terror Assault on Precinct 13 I always wondered (together with the rest of the characters) why Napoleon Wilson is called that way. It is made clear ...