Watch Escape from New York (1981) : 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.
|Release Date||:||May 23, 1981|
|Genres||:||Science Fiction, Action|
|Production Company||:||AVCO Embassy Pictures, Goldcrest, International Film Investors|
|Production Countries||:||United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Casts||:||Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers, Frank Doubleday|
|Plot 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|