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Escape from New York (1981)
Release: 23 May 1981

New York is a disease. Meet the cure.

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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 to rescue him.
Status: Released
Budget: $6 million
Revenue: $50 million
Runtime: 99 mins
Original Language: English
  • Science Fiction
  • Action
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  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • New york city
  • Taxi
  • Street gang
  • Martial arts
  • Usa president
  • War veteran
  • Hostage
  • Kidnapping
  • Liberation of prisoners
  • Anti hero
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