Escape from New York (1981)

Director
John Carpenter

Main cast
Kurt Russell; Lee Van Cleef; Ernest Borgnine; Donald Pleasence; Isaac Hayes

Genres
Sci-Fi, Action

Description
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, Snake Plissken, to rescue him.


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