Escape from New York

Escape from New York (1981)

New York is a disease. Meet the cure.

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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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    Production Larry J. Franco Producer
    Camera Dean Cundey Director of Photography
    Editing Todd C. Ramsay Editor
    Production Debra Hill Producer
    Crew James Cameron Visual Effects Art Director
    Art Joe Alves Production Design
    Writing John Carpenter Screenplay
    Directing John Carpenter Director
    Sound John Carpenter Original Music Composer
    Production Barry Bernardi Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Stephen Loomis Costume Design
    Writing Nick Castle Screenplay
    Crew Dick Warlock Stunt Coordinator
    Sound Alan Howarth Original Music Composer
    Camera Jim Lucas Director of Photography
    Art Cloudia Rebar Set Decoration
    Crew Mike Johnson Stunts