Title: Escape from New York (1981)
Tagline: 1997. New York city is now a maximum security prison. Breaking out is impossible. Breaking in is insane
Genre: Science Fiction, Action
Director: John Carpenter
Cast: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers, Frank Doubleday, John Strobel, George Buck Flower, John Cothran Jr., Nancy Stephens, Steven Ford, John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nick Castle, Al Cerullo, Debra Hill
Runtime: 99Plot: 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.