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Escape From L.A.

1996

John Carpenter
Director/Screenplay
Paramount
Production Company
Rysher Entertainment
Production Company

A re-captured Snake Plissken is plopped into LA, now an island for America's undesirables, with a mission to retrieve a super weapon.

Souped up rehash of Escape from New York doesn't work but has many splendid satirical moments, and one wonders if Carpenter has seen the future.

CountryArtworkTitleReleaseFormatRatingRuntime (Mins)Aspect
9th August 1996
Cinema
20th September 1996
Cinema
Escape From L.A.
15th December 1998
DVD

2.35:1




Kurt Russell
Snake Plissken
Steve Buscemi
Map to the Stars Eddie
Peter Fonda
Pipeline
Cliff Robertson
President
Valeria Golino
Taslima
Stacy Keach
Maloy
Pam Grier
Hershe
Bruce Campbell
Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
Georges Corraface
Cuervo Jones
Michelle Forbes
Brazen
A.J. Langer
Utopia
Ina Romeo
Hooker
Peter Jason
Duty Sergeant
Jordan Baker
Police Anchor
Caroleen Feeney
Woman on Freeway
Paul Bartel
Congressman
Jeff Imada
Saigon Shadow
Breckin Meyer
Surfer
Robert Carradine
Skinhead
Shelly Desai
Cloaked Figure
Leland Orser
Test Tube
William Peña
Jacket Mescalito
Isaac Hayes
Guard at Basketball Court
Johnny Torres
Mescalito
Nick Danger
Himself
Al Leong
Hershe Gang Member
James Lew
Hershe Gang Member
Thomas Rosales Jr.
Gang Member