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Escape from New York
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - John Carpenter


In the year 1997, a decayed New York City has become a maximum security prison that houses thousands of hardened criminals. It is in this urban hellhole that the president's plane has crashed, and he has been taken hostage by some of the prison's most vicious convicts. Snake Plissken, a one-eyed, decorated war hero turned felon, is given the option of rescuing the president in exchange for a reduced prison sentence. However, he has only 24 hours to complete his assignment...

Film Info

RUNTIME - 99 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1981

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

LANGUAGE - English

SUBTITLES - Spanish, French

ATTRIBUTES - Widescreen, Anamorphic, Full-Frame

SPECIAL FEATURES (DVD Only) -

DVD Features:

Region 1

Keep Case

Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85

Full Frame - 1.33

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Director

John Carpenter

Producer

Larry J. Franco

Producer

Debra Hill

Screenwriter

John Carpenter

Screenwriter

Nick Castle

Star(s)

Kurt Russell

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Press

"...Looks better and better as time passes..." - Recommended

- Tom Russo, Premiere

"...A solidly satisfying actioner....[A] proper urgent mood..."

- Cart., Variety

 

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