In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict to rescue him.
|Title||Escape from New York|
|Release Date||May 22, 1981|
|Genres||Science Fiction, Action,|
|Production Company||AVCO Embassy Pictures, Goldcrest Films International, International Film Investors|
|Production Countries||United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Casts||Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Donald Pleasence, Adrienne Barbeau, Harry Dean Stanton, Ernest Borgnine, Isaac Hayes, Frank Doubleday, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers, Season Hubley|
|Plot Keywords||taxi, street gang, usa president, war veteran, hostage, kidnapping, liberation of prisoners, anti hero, gangster, dystopia, police operation, attempt to escape, cyberpunk, cult film, reluctant hero,|