Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 76%
TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7.2
RottenTomatoes Rating 86%

Financials

Revenue: $50,244,700

Budget: $6,000,000

Profit: + $44,244,700


Movie Details

Tag Line: New York is a disease. Meet the cure.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: May 22, 1981

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 39m

Original Language: English

Website: Link

Production Countries: United Kingdom , United States of America

Production Companies: AVCO Embassy Pictures , Goldcrest Films International , International Film Investors


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

Snake Plissken

Age : 69 | Popularity : 23%

Lee Van Cleef

Lee Van Cleef

Police Commissioner Bob Hauk

Age : 64 | Popularity : 16%

Donald Pleasence

Donald Pleasence

President of the United States

Age : 75 | Popularity : 14%

Adrienne Barbeau

Adrienne Barbeau

Maggie

Age : 74 | Popularity : 21%

Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton

Harold 'Brain' Helman

Age : 91 | Popularity : 25%

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine

Cabbie

Age : 95 | Popularity : 16%

Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes

The Duke of New York

Age : 65 | Popularity : 6%

Frank Doubleday

Frank Doubleday

Romero

Age : 73 | Popularity : 3%


Crew

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

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