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Escape from New York
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
2.5 Stars
Escape from New York Poster
Primary Location: New York City First Saw: Saw at/with:
Rating: R Year: 1981 Category: Thriller Sci-Fi Action
Director: John Carpenter Time: 99 min. Writer: John Carpenter & Nick Castle

Reviews
Mine: Good post- apocalyptic thriller. Russell is over the top, but it works.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant max. security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.
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Cast
Kurt Russell Kurt Russell as:
Snake Plissken
Lee Van Cleef as:
Hauk
Ernest Borgnine as:
Cabbie
Donald Pleasence as:
President
Isaac Hayes as:
The Duke
Season Hubley as:
Girl in Chock Full o Nuts
Harry Dean Stanton Harry Dean Stanton as:
Brain
Adrienne Barbeau as:
Maggie
Tom Atkins as:
Behme