Escape from New York

Escape from New York / UK / USA, 1981
Dir: John Carpenter



In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the U.S. President (Donald Pleasence) crash-lands inside the prison, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell). But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission and his lifeunless he succeeds!

A thrilling landmark film that jolts along at neck-breaking pace, “Escape From New York” leapt to cult status with high-octane action, edge-of-your-seat suspense and a mind-blowing vision of a lone warrior (Kurt Russell) battling his way out of a post-apocalyptic Manhattan!

Hailed as "stylish and scary" (Los Angeles Times), "dark and dangerous" (Newsweek) and "" (Tyler Morning Telegraph), this fast-paced and furiously entertaining thriller grabs you by the throat and won't let go!


Length 1h 39'
Language English
Cast Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Donald Pleasence
Script John Carpenter, Nick Castle
Producer Larry J. Franco, Debra Hill
Production Goldcrest Films, AVCO
World sales Park Circus
Programme 80's Coming Back

Sat, 26.04.

00:00 - Big Hall