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

1997. New York city is now a maximum security prison. Breaking out is impossible. Breaking in is insane.

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In the future, crime is out of control and New York City's Manhattan is a maximum security prison. Grabbing a bargaining chip right out of the air, convicts bring down the President's plane in bad old Gotham. Gruff Snake Plissken, a one-eyed lone warrior new to prison life, is coerced into bringing the President, and his cargo, out of this land of undesirables.
Status: Released
Budget: $6 million
Revenue: $50 million
Runtime: 99 mins
Original Language: English
  • Science Fiction
  • Action
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Production Company
Production Countries
  • 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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