Rank: 43/100 in Top Movie 1980s – Escape from New York: New York is a disease. Meet the cure.
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Movie Synopsis:
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 to rescue him.

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  • Original Title: Escape from New York
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1981-05-22
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie 1980s
  • Category 2 (Genres): Science Fiction Movie, Action Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1981
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): AVCO Embassy Pictures, Goldcrest, International Film Investors
  • Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Budget: $6,000,000.00
  • Revenue: $50,244,700.00
  • Running Time: 99 minutes
  • Director: John Carpenter
  • Actors: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Donald Pleasence, Adrienne Barbeau, Harry Dean Stanton
  • YB100 views Counts: 858.00
  • YB100 Likes: 10.00
  • Popularity: 20.36
  • Vote Count: 1,715.00
  • Vote Average: 7.1

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