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Escape from New York

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Release Date: July 10th, 1981

R|1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
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.

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Genres: Action, Science fiction

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Embassy Pictures, AVCO Embassy Pictures, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

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