John Carpenter's Escape from New York / Avco Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International present ; a Debra Hill production ; written by John Carpenter and Nick Castle ; produced by Larry Franco ; produced by Debra Hill ; directed by John Carpenter.

In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison that houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President ... crash-lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time...

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Corporate Authors: Avco Embassy Pictures. International Film Investors (Firm) Goldcrest Films International. MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Other Authors: Carpenter, John, 1948- (Director) Hill, Debra. (Screenwriter) Franco, Larry J. (Producer) Castle, Nick. (Producer) Russell, Kurt. (Screenwriter) Van Cleef, Lee, 1925-1989. (Actor) Borgnine, Ernest, 1917-2012. (Actor) Pleasence, Donald. (Actor) Barbeau, Adrienne, 1945- (Actor) Hayes, Isaac. (Actor) Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926-2017. (Actor)
Format: Video DVD
Language:English
French
Spanish
Published:Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2000]
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Summary:In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison that houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President ... crash-lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside his body will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds -- Container.
Item Description:Widescreen format on side A, full screen format on side B.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (1 hr., 39 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) and full screen presentations ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Audience:MPAA rating: R.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editing, Todd Ramsay ; music by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth.
ISBN:0792847660
9780792847663
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