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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: new york city, taxi, street gang, martial arts, usa president, war veteran, hostage, kidnapping, liberation of prisoners, anti hero, gangster, villain, post-apocalyptic future, dystopia, police operation, attempt to escape, wrestling, rescue mission, cyberpunk, urban setting, 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

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