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"New York is a disease. Meet the cure."
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John Carpenter's classic introduction of the ultimate action non-hero, Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell). Following an earthquake and other disasters the island of Manhattan has become a true island and been converted into a gigantic penitentiary, all the while the Cold War has accelerated into World War 3. Air Force One has been hijacked and the President (Donald Pleasance) is somewhere in Manhattan. Snake is given a choice, accept his mission to rescue the President and receive a full pardon or fail and face death. Finding that the situation is far from black and white, will Snake even want to succeed?

Escape from New York is an Science Fiction, Action movie that was released in 1981 and has a run time of 1 hr 39 min. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 76.

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| 1981 | 1 hr 39 min | 7.2/10 | 76/100
Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence
John Carpenter
Produced By
Larry J. Franco, Debra Hill

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