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Escape from New York (1981)

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overview : In the future, crime is out of control and New York City's Manhattan is a maximum security prison. Grabbing a bargaining chip right out of the air, convicts bring down the President's plane in bad old Gotham. Gruff Snake Plissken, a one-eyed lone warrior new to prison life, is coerced into bringing the President, and his cargo, out of this land of undesirables.

Release Date : Jun 26, 1981

Runtime : 1h 39m

Genre : Science Fiction  Action  

Companies : AVCO Embassy Pictures, Goldcrest, International Film Investors, City Films

Countries : United States of America

Keywords : new york city, taxi, street gang, martial arts, usa president, war veteran, hostage, kidnapping, liberation of prisoners, anti hero, gangster, villain, post-apocalyptic future, dystopia, police operation, attempt to escape, wrestling, rescue mission, cyberpunk, urban setting, cult film, reluctant hero

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