Escape From New York

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, and Manhattan has become one vast prison in which convicts are summarily dumped and left to fend for...read more

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Escape From New York
A thrilling landmark film that jolts along at a breakneck pace, Escape From New York leapt to cult status with high-octane action, edge-of-your-seat s (more…)
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02:13 — A disgraced war hero attempts an impossible mission to rescue the president who is being held hostage in America's worst prison...Manhattan. The ultim (more…)
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00:53 — A disgraced war hero attempts an impossible mission to rescue the president who is being held hostage in America's worst prison...Manhattan. The ultim (more…)
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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: R
  • Review: 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)

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