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Escape from New York

Author: John CarpenterDebra HillLarry J FrancoNick CastleKurt RussellAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2000]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US 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 device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Action and adventure films
Prison films
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adventure films
Adventure
Prison
Science fiction
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Carpenter; Debra Hill; Larry J Franco; Nick Castle; Kurt Russell; Lee Van Cleef; Ernest Borgnine; Donald Pleasence; Adrienne Barbeau; Isaac Hayes; Harry Dean Stanton; Avco Embassy Pictures.; International Film Investors (Firm); Goldcrest Films International.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792847660 9780792847663
OCLC Number: 45810013
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Widescreen format on side A, full screen format on side B.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Includes original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; editing, Todd Ramsay ; music by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 39 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) and full screen presentations ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Escape from New York (Motion picture)
John Carpenter's Escape from New York
Responsibility: 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.

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"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US 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 device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container.

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