John Carpenter‘s Escape from New York (1981) brings back found memories and I am pleased to say that Scream Factory will release a special collectors edition of Escape from New York. Paul Shipper did a fantastic job with the Blu-ray artwork and really hit that 80’s feel. Look for the Blu-ray release this upcoming April 21, 2015. Are you ready to watch Escape from New York (1981) with stars including Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef and Ernest Borgnine?
In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president (Donald Pleasence) crash-lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken (Russell). 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!
Escape from New York (1981)
Synopsis: In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.
Directors: John Carpenter
Genres: Sci-Fi, Action
Writers: John Carpenter, Nick Castle
Producers: Barry Bernardi, Larry J. Franco, Debra Hill
Musicians: John Carpenter, Alan Howarth
Editors: Todd C. Ramsay
Source: official Facebook page
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