Escape From New York

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • R
  • Action, Science Fiction

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 - Official Trailer
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…)
Escape From New York - Trailer
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…)
Escape From New York - Trailer
01:17 — 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…)
(Movie Clip) Call Me Snake
In 1997, chief cop Hauk (Lee Van Cleef) takes a call from the veep about the president held hostage on Manhattan, the prison, then consults with just- (more…)
(Movie Clip) David 14
Having established the year 1997 and Manhattan as a prison, top cop Hauk (Lee Van Cleef) is introduced, Nancy Stephens the lone hijacker, Donald Pleas (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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