Escape From New York (1981)
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1997. New York City is now a maximum security prison. Breaking out is impossible. Breaking in is insane.
|A war hero turned outlaw is catapulted into an explosive adventure in which he must rescue the U.S. President from a brutal island prison in this high-octane thriller.|
Editor's NoteAnother John Carpenter cult classic, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK was one of the best entries in the once popular post-apocalyptic genre which included ROAD WARRIOR and THE TERMINATOR. In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been turned into the world's largest maximum security prison, a place where the worst of humanity is sent to rot. The U.S. Government finds itself in a major crisis when the president's plane crash lands in New York only days before a vital peace summit between major warring nations is to take place. The president survives the crash, but is taken hostage by the denizens of Manhattan and held for ransom. Only war hero turned felon Snake Plissken can save the day, and he is offered a simple deal for his work: save the president and live, fail to save him and die. The one-eyed bandit sets to work, cutting a path of destruction to the president that has to be seen to be believed. Kurt Russell creates the indelible character of Snake Plissken as no other actor could have. Wisecracking and cool under the very worst of pressures, Snake is the ultimate bad good guy. Often copied, but never duplicated, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK is full of the wit, energy and action that marks a John Carpenter picture.
Cast & Crew
|Harry Dean Stanton|
|Lee Van Cleef|
|Jim Lucas - Cinematographer|
|Dean Cudney - Cinematographer|
|John Carpenter - Director|
|John Carpenter - Musical Score|
|Larry Franco - Performer|
|Debra Hill - Producer|
|Nick Castle - Writer|
|John Carpenter - Writer|
Plot SummaryIn the year 1997, a decayed New York City has become a maximum security prison that houses thousands of hardened criminals. It is in this urban hellhole that the president's plane has crashed, and he has been taken hostage by some of the prison's most vicious convicts. Snake Plissken, a one-eyed, decorated war hero turned felon, is given the option of rescuing the president in exchange for a reduced prison sentence. However, he has only 24 hours to complete his assignment...
|"I'm not a fool, Plissken!"----Hauk (Lee Van Cleef) to Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell)|"Call me Snake."----Snake Plissken to Hauk | |"We'd make one hell of a team, Snake."----Hauk to Snake Plissken, later in the film|"The name's Plissken."----Snake Plissken to Hauk|
|"Snake Plissken? I thought you were dead."----practically every character to Snake Plissken|
|"You are the Duke! A--number one!"----the U.S. president (Donald Pleasence) to the Duke of New York (Isaac Hayes), as he pumps him full of lead|
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