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Escape From New York

1997. New York City is a maximum security prison. When the President's plane crash lands within it's walls, he is taken prisoner by criminals demanding their freedom in exchange. An immediate rescue is launched as the President must be retrieved within 24 hours. Stylish, imaginative, fast-moving action yarn. With Kurt Russell, Donald Pleasance, Harry Dean Stanton. One of director Carpenter's best films.

Year: 1981
Genre: Science Fiction, Nick's Favourites, Time in Prison, Action
Country: USA
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
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