Escape From New York

1981

John Carpenter
Director
Avco Embassy
Studio

Enjoyable adventure from John Carpenter involving a laconic Kurt Russell (playing Clint Eastwood) sent into New York (which has become an open prison!) to rescue the president. A hoot. Get this and the Warriors and have a punk movie night! Recommended.


Escape From New York
10th July 1981
Cinema



99 mins
2.35:1

Escape From New York (Polygram)
23rd February 1999
DVD




2.35:1

Escape From New York (MGM/UA)
21st November 2000
DVD



99 mins
2.35:1


16th December 2003
DVD



99 mins
2.35:1


17th October 2005
DVD



99 mins



4th August 2008
Blu-Ray



95 mins



3rd March 2009
Blu-Ray


99 mins





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Kurt Russell
'Snake' Plisken
Lee Van Cleef
Bob Hauk
Ernest Borgnine
Cabby
Donald Pleasence
The President
Isaac Hayes
Duke of New York
Season Hubley
Girl in 'Choc Full O' Nuts'
Harry Dean Stanton
Brain
Adrienne Barbeau
Maggie
Tom Atkins
Rehme
Charles Cyphers
Secretary of State
Joe Unger
Taylor
(scenes deleted)
Frank Doubleday
Romero
John Strobel
Cronenberg
John Cothran
Gypsy #1
(as John Cothran Jr.)
Garrett Bergfeld
Gypsy #2
Richard Cosentino
Gypsy Guard
Robert John Metcalf
Gypsy #3
Joel Bennett
Gypsy #4
Vic Bullock
First Indian
Clem Fox
Second Indian
Tobar Mayo
Third Indian
Nancy Stephens
Stewardess
Steven M. Gagnon
Secret Service #1
(as Steven Gagon)
Steven Ford
Secret Service #2
Michael Taylor
Secret Service #3
Lonnie Wun
Red Bandana Gypsy
Dale House
Helicopter Pilot #1
David R. Patrick
Helicopter Pilot #2
Bob Minor
Duty Sergeant
Wally Taylor
Controller
James O'Hagen
Computer Operator
James Emery
Trooper
Tom Lillard
Police Sergeant
Borah Silver
Theater Manager
Tony Papenfuss
Theater Assistant
John Diehl
Punk
Carmen Filpi
Bum
George 'Buck' Flower
Drunk
(as Buck Flower)
Clay Wright
Helicopter Pilot #3
Al Cerillo
Helicopter Pilot #4
Ox Baker
Slag
Ron House
Dancer(Lowmoan Spectacular)
Ronald E. House
Dancer (Lowmoan Spectacular)
(as Ron House)
Alan Shearman
Dancer (Lowmoan Spectacular)
Joseph A. Perrotti
Dancer (Lowmoan Spectacular)
Rodger Bumpass
Dancer (Lowmoan Spectacular)
Ron Vernan
Dancer (Lowmoan Spectacular)
Tony Brubaker
Stunts
Dick Warlock
Stunts
Ted White
Stunts
World Trade Center
World Trade Center
[FX Shot]