Escape from New York

Escape from New York (1981)

1997. New York City is a walled maximum security prison. Breaking out is impossible. Breaking in is insane.

star 7.1
From 2,951 Ratings
7.1 76 88%


In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. After the US president crash-lands inside, war hero Snake Plissken has 24 hours to bring him back.

Escape from New York Trailer

Watch Escape from New York Online

You can now watch Escape from New York online on the following streaming providers in the United States.

  • Escape from New York Photos

    Directing John Carpenter Director
    Sound Alan Howarth Original Music Composer
    Sound John Carpenter Original Music Composer
    Production Debra Hill Producer
    Art Cloudia Rebar Set Decoration
    Writing John Carpenter Screenplay
    Art Joe Alves Production Design
    Editing Todd C. Ramsay Editor
    Camera Dean Cundey Director of Photography
    Production Larry J. Franco Producer
    Writing Nick Castle Screenplay
    Costume & Make-Up Stephen Loomis Costume Design
    Crew James Cameron Visual Effects Art Director
    Crew Dick Warlock Stunt Coordinator
    Crew Mike Johnson Stunts
    Crew Tony Randel Special Effects Coordinator
    Production Barry Bernardi Associate Producer
    Production Jake Eberts Executive Producer
    Camera Jim Lucas Second Unit Director of Photography
    Costume & Make-Up Frankie Bergman Hairstylist
    Costume & Make-Up Ken Chase Makeup Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Benjamin Douglas Makeup Artist
    Production Alan Levine Production Manager
    Directing Jeffrey Chernov Second Assistant Director
    Directing Larry J. Franco First Assistant Director
    Art Eugene Booth Assistant Property Master
    Art Lee B. Drygas Swing
    Crew Joseph C. Fama Propmaker
    Art Arthur Gelb Graphic Designer
    Art Serge Genitempo Standby Painter
    Art Chris Horner Assistant Art Director
    Art Mike May Property Master
    Art Marvin Salsberg Construction Foreman
    Art Don Sutton Leadman
    Art Ed Zingel Painter
    Crew Sol Aquino Carpenter
    Crew Michael W. Moore Propmaker
    Sound Joseph F. Brennan Boom Operator
    Sound Thomas Causey Sound Mixer
    Sound Carl Fischer Boom Operator
    Sound Warren Hamilton Jr. Sound Editor
    Sound Gregg Landaker Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Steve Maslow Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound David Ritscher Assistant Sound Editor
    Sound Bill Varney Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound David Lewis Yewdall Sound Editor
    Sound Nicholas James Foley Editor
    Sound Mark A. Mangini Dialogue Editor
    Sound Steve Rice Dialogue Editor
    Visual Effects Roy Arbogast Special Effects Supervisor
    Crew Pat Patterson Special Effects
    Crew Eddie Surkin Special Effects
    Crew Gary Zink Special Effects
    Crew Brian Bevis Special Effects
    Crew Kevin Pike Special Effects
    Crew David Cronenberg Thanks
    Crew James Winburn Stunts
    Crew Eddie Hice Stunts
    Crew Bob Minor Stunts
    Crew Loren Janes Stunts
    Crew Tony Brubaker Stunts
    Crew Sandra Lee Gimpel Stunts
    Crew Roydon Clark Stunts
    Crew Buff Brady Stunts
    Crew Glory Fioramonti Stunts
    Crew Bill Hart Stunts
    Crew Kent Hays Stunts
    Crew Fred Lerner Stunts
    Crew Mags Kavanaugh Stunts
    Crew William T. Lane Stunts
    Crew Mike H. McGaughy Stunts
    Crew John Moio Stunts
    Crew Harvey Parry Stunts
    Crew Jack Tyree Stunts
    Crew George Sawaya Stunts
    Crew Jesse Wayne Stunt Double
    Crew Ted White Stunts
    Crew George P. Wilbur Stunts
    Crew Jack Verbois Stunts
    Crew Dick Warlock Stunts
    Crew Jesse Wayne Stunts
    Crew Roy Arbogast Special Effects Coordinator
    Visual Effects James Cameron Matte Painter
    Visual Effects Jena Holman Matte Painter
    Visual Effects Robert Skotak Matte Painter
    Visual Effects John C. Wash Visual Effects
    Sound Alan Howarth Sound Effects