Escape from New York (1981)

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict, Snake Plissken, to rescue him.

Directing:
  • John Carpenter

Writing:
  • John Carpenter
  • Nick Castle

Stars:
Release Date: 1981-05-22
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  • Country: GB, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 99
  • Budget: $6,000,000
  • Revenue: $50,244,700
Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgni...
Cabbie
Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes
The Duke of New York
Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean St...
Harold 'Brain' Helman
Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell
Snake Plissken
Lee Van Cleef
Lee Van Cleef
Police Commissioner Bob Hauk
Donald Pleasence
Donald Please...
President of the United States
Adrienne Barbeau
Adrienne Barb...
Maggie
Tom Atkins
Tom Atkins
Rehme
Frank Doubleday
Frank Doubled...
Romero
Season Hubley
Season Hubley
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Charles Cyphers
Charles Cyphe...
Secretary of State
John Cothran, Jr.
John Cothran,...
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George Buck Flower
George Buck F...
Drunk
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