Escape From New York


Main Details
Premiere Date 1981-05-23
Alternative Titles
  • Pako New Yorkista (Finnish)
  • New York 1997 (French)
  • Die Klapperschlange (German)
  • Απόδραση από τη Νέα Υόρκη (Greek)
  • 1997: fuga da New York (Italian)
  • ニューヨーク1997 (Japanese)
  • Ucieczka z Nowego Jorku (Polish)
  • Fuga de Nova York (Portuguese (Brazil))
  • Побег из Нью-Йорка (Russian)
  • Njujork 1997 (Serbian)
  • 1997: Rescate en Nueva York (Spanish)
  • Flykten från New York (Swedish)
Category Feature Film
Directed by, Written by, Music by John Carpenter
Written by Nick Castle
Cast Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken
Cast Lee Van Cleef as Hauk
Cast Ernest Borgnine as Cabbie
Cast Donald Pleasence as President
Cast Isaac Hayes as The Duke
Cast Season Hubley as Girl in Chock Full O'Nuts
Cast Harry Dean Stanton as Brain
Cast Adrienne Barbeau as Maggie
Cast Tom Atkins as Rehme
Cast Charles Cyphers as Secretary of State
Producer Larry Franco
Producer Debra Hill
Music by Alan Howarth
Cinematography by Dean Cundey
Film Editing by Todd C. Ramsay
Production Design by Joe Alves
Special Effects Supervisor Roy Arbogast
Director of Photography: Special Visual Effects, Matte Artwork Jim Cameron*
Director of Photography: Special Visual Effects George D. Dodge
Director of Photography: Special Visual Effects Austin McKinney
Director of Photography: Special Visual Effects Dennis Skotak
Stunt Coordinator, Stunts Dick Warlock
Production Company Embassy Pictures
Production Company International Film Investors
Production Company Goldcrest Films International*
Financed by Major Studio Partners
Distributor Avco Embassy Pictures
Notes A convicted bank robber is sent into Manhattan, now converted into a giant maximum security prison, to rescue the U.S. president.


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