Escape from New York (1981)
New York is a disease. Meet the cure.
poster Escape from New York
TMDb Rating:
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7.1/10 (2096 votes)

Country:United States, 99 minutes

Spoken Languages:English

Genre(s):Sci-Fi, Action

Director(s):John Carpenter

Video Codec:Unknown

Number: 438

Storyline:
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.

Cast:

photo Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell Snake Plissken
photo Lee Van Cleef
Lee Van Cleef Police Commissioner Bob Hauk
photo Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgnine Cabbie
photo Donald Pleasence
Donald Pleasence President of the United States
photo Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes The Duke of New York
photo Season Hubley
Season Hubley Girl in Chock Full O'Nuts
photo Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean Stanton Harold 'Brain' Helman
photo Adrienne Barbeau
Adrienne Barbeau Maggie
photo Tom Atkins
Tom Atkins Rehme
photo Charles Cyphers
Charles Cyphers Secretary of State
photo Frank Doubleday
Frank Doubleday Romero
photo John Strobel
John Strobel Cronenberg
photo George Buck Flower
George Buck Flower Drunk
photo John Cothran, Jr.
John Cothran, Jr. Gypsy /#1
photo Steven Ford
Steven Ford Secret Service /#2
photo John Carpenter
John Carpenter Secret Service /#2 / Helicopter Pilot / Violin Player
photo Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis Narrator/Prison Recording Voice