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Escape from New York (1981)

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.
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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.

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Genre:Science Fiction, Action
Directed By:John Carpenter
Written By:John Carpenter, Nick Castle
In Theaters:7/10/1981
Box Office:$50,244,700
Runtime:99 minutes
Studio:AVCO Embassy Pictures, Goldcrest, International Film Investors, City Films

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