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Escape From New York

SYNOPSIS

In 1997, a major war between the United States and the Soviet Union is concluding, and the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a giant maximum security prison. When Air Force One is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president (Donald Pleasence) is taken hostage by a group of inmates. Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell), a former Special Forces soldier turned criminal, is recruited to retrieve the president in exchange for his own freedom.

CAST

Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine, Adrienne Barbeau

MOVIE INFORMATION

Released: 1981 | Runtime: 120 | Genres: Action, Science fiction | Directed By: John Carpenter

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