|Escape from New York 1981 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: John Carpenter
Cast: Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Van Cleef, Donald Pleasence, Harry Dean Stanton, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers, Frank Doubleday, John Stobel, Bob Minor, John Diehl, George "Buck" Flower
Set in 1997, this is the story of the skyjacking of Air Force One resulting in the President of the United States (Donald Pleasence) being held hostage. Master criminal and war hero Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) is sent into the Manhattan stronghold to rescue the President.
|1. Escape from New York (1981)|
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