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Escape from New York(1981)

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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, Snake Plissken, to rescue him.

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Barry Bernardi
Larry J. Franco
Debra Hill
Language English
Genres Science FictionAction
Runtime 1 hours, 39 minutes
Budget $6,000,000.00
Revenue $50,244,700.00
Production AVCO Embassy PicturesGoldcrest Films InternationalInternational Film InvestorsCity Film
Homepage http://www.theofficialjohncarpenter.com/escape-from-new-york/

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