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Escape From New York

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A futuristic thriller set in 1997, John Carpenter's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK finds Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell)--an ex-war hero, now convict--forced to rescue the President (Donald Pleasence) from a plane crash in New York City. The US is now a police state,… (more)

Released: 1981

Rating: R

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Kurt Russell Snake Plissken
Lee Van Cleef Bob Hauk
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Donald Pleasence The President