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Escape From New York

1 Hr. 39 Min.
Screening format: DCP

Beautiful new 4K Restoration!

When the President (Donald Pleasence) crash lands on the island of Manhattan, now a maximum security prison, Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) is sent in to rescue him...or die trying.


"...fires on every cylinder. It has a killer concept, iconic characters, legendary art design and muscial score..."
- Cinapse
"It has got an intriguing premise, an effective cast, and it has been expertly mounted."
- Hollywood Reporter
"The pleasures are right in your face..."
- Time Out

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