15 certificateEscape From New York is a Film programme that first aired in 1981 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Escape From New York is a 3 star programme

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Escape From New York (1981)

Directed by
Johnny Carpenter

Cult futuristic action thriller, set in Manhattan that has become a maximum-security prison. When the US president is captured and held hostage by a ruthless gang after Air Force One crash lands in the no-go area, only one-eyed mercenary Snake Plissken is considered capable of effecting a rescue. And if he fails, he is programmed to self-destruct.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1981

3/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: UK/USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Kurt RussellKurt Russell...Snake Plissken
Image for Lee Van CleefLee Van Cleef...Bob Hauk
Image for Ernest BorgnineErnest Borgnine...Cabbie
Image for Donald PleasenceDonald Pleasence...President of the United States
Image for Isaac HayesIsaac Hayes...The Duke of New York
Season Hubley...Girl in Chock Full O'Nuts
Image for Harry Dean StantonHarry Dean Stanton...Brain
Adrienne Barbeau...Maggie
Tom Atkins...Rehme
Charles Cyphers...Secretary of State
Frank Doubleday...Romero
John Strobel...Cronenberg
John Cothran Jr.
Garrett Bergfeld