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Escape from New York (1981)
Release: 22 May 1981

New York is a disease. Meet the cure.

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Summary
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.
Facts
Status: Released
Budget: $6 million
Revenue: $50 million
Runtime: 99 mins
Original Language: English
Genres
  • Science Fiction
  • Action
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Production Countries
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
Tags
  • Taxi
  • Street gang
  • Usa president
  • War veteran
  • Hostage
  • Kidnapping
  • Liberation of prisoners
  • Anti hero
  • Gangster
  • Dystopia
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