Escape From New York (1981)

Escape From New York Poster
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Release Date
July 10th, 1981
Director
Writers
  • John Carpenter
  • Nick Castle
Cast
Official Sites
mgm.com

Latest 'Escape From New York' News

Snake Plissken's Escape from New York Countdown Watch Becomes a Reality

Snake Plissken's Escape from New York Countdown Watch Becomes a Reality

You could get to wear your very own Snake Plissken countdown watch from Escape From New York through a new Kickstarter campaign.

Brian Gallagher

John Carpenter Wins Escape from New York Plagiarism Lawsuit Against Luc Besson

John Carpenter Wins Escape from New York Plagiarism Lawsuit Against Luc Besson

John Carpenter claimed that Luc Besson's Lockout was a carbon copy of Escape from New York, winning half a million in his suit.

B. Alan Orange

Big Trouble in Little China & Escape from New York Crossover in New Comic

Big Trouble in Little China & Escape from New York Crossover in New Comic

Jack Burton & Snake Plissken Team-Up in a new crossover comic from BOOM! Studios that features Kurt Russell's two most iconic characters.

Ryan Scott

Escape from New York Shirts Arrive in Time for Halloween

Check out two new awesome pieces of artwork from the John Carpenter classic. On sale October 31st.

B. Alan Orange

Producer Joel Silver Announces Escape from New York Reboot

The producer is teaming up with StudioCanal for this update of the 1981 John Carpenter classic that starred Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken.

Brian Gallagher

New Line Drops Escape from New York

Looks like Snake Plisken won't be getting a reboot after all.

Brian B.

Gerard Butler Bows Out of Escape from New York

Was to play Snake Plissken in the John Carpenter remake.

Len Wiseman to Remake Escape from New York

Gerard Butler attached to star as anti-hero Snake Plissken.

Kurt Russell on the Escape from New York Remake

The one and only Snake Plissken tells all!

Gerard Butler Set to Escape from New York

Playing Snake Plissken in the remake.

Michael Gillis talks about the ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK special edition DVD!

...the producer of the disc speaks!

Brian B.

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK coming to DVD!

...in a director's cut special edition!

Brian B.