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Escape from New York

Escape from New York (1981)

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.

Plot Keywords: taxi, street gang, u.s. president, war veteran, hostage, kidnapping, liberation of prisoners, anti hero, gangster, dystopia, police operation, attempt to escape, cyberpunk, cult film, reluctant hero

DirectorJohn Carpenter
WritersJohn Carpenter, Nick Castle
Production CompaniesAVCO Embassy Pictures, Goldcrest, International Film Investors
Production CountriesUnited Kingdom, United States of America
Spoken LanguagesEnglish

Alternate Titles

Die Klapperschlange
Бягство от Ню Йорк
Fuga de Nova York
Die Klapperschlange
Flugtaktion New York
1997: Rescate en Nueva York
Pako New Yorkista
Απόδραση από τη Νέα Υόρκη
Bijeg iz New Yorka
Menekülés New Yorkból
1997 - Fuga da New York
1997: fuga da New York
ニューヨーク1997
Pabegimas iš Niujorko
Flukten fra New York
Ucieczka z Nowego Jorku
Nova Iorque 1997
Evadare din New York
Бекство из Њујорка
Побег из Нью-Йорка
Flykten från New York
Beg iz New Yorka
Útek z New Yorku
New York'tan kaçış
Втеча з Нью-Йорка
Escape from New York (Remastered)
Escape from New York City
John Carpenter's Escape from New York