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Escape From New York


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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Director: John Carpenter

In 1997, a major war between the United States and the Soviet Union is concluding, and the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a giant maximum security prison. When Air Force One is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president is taken hostage by a group of inmates. Snake Plissken, a former Special Forces soldier turned criminal, is recruited to retrieve the president in exchange for his own freedom.

Cast :

  • Kurt Russell
  • Snake Plissken
  • Ernest Borgnine
  • Cabbie
  • Adrienne Barbeau
  • Maggie
  • Lee Van Cleef
  • Bob Hauk
  • Donald Pleasence
  • President of the United States
  • Isaac Hayes
  • The Duke of New York
  • Season Hubley
  • Girl in Chock Full O'Nuts
  • Harry Dean Stanton
  • Harold 'Brain' Helman
  • Tom Atkins
  • Rehme
  • Charles Cyphers
  • Secretary of State
Producers :
Larry J. Franco , Debra Hill
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