Escape from New York

Directed by John Carpenter
1981    1h 39m    R
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.
Cast of Escape from New York
  • Kurt RussellSnake Plissken
  • Lee Van CleefPolice Commissioner Bob Hauk
  • Ernest BorgnineCabbie
  • Donald PleasencePresident of the United States
  • Isaac HayesThe Duke of New York
  • Season HubleyGirl in Chock Full O'Nuts
  • Harry Dean StantonHarold 'Brain' Helman
  • Adrienne BarbeauMaggie
  • Tom AtkinsRehme
  • Charles CyphersSecretary of State
  • Frank DoubledayRomero
  • John StrobelCronenberg
  • George Buck FlowerDrunk
  • John CothranGypsy #1
  • Nancy StephensStewardess
  • Steven FordSecret Service #2
  • John CarpenterSecret Service #2 / Helicopter Pilot / Violin Player
  • Jamie Lee CurtisNarrator / Prison Recording Voice (uncredited)
  • Nick CastlePianist
  • Debra HillComputer (voice)
  • Ox BakerSlag
  • Joe UngerTaylor
  • Garrett BergfeldGypsy #2
  • Wally TaylorController
  • Rodger BumpassDancer
  • John DiehlPunk
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