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(1981)
Directed by John Carpenter

Writing credits
John Carpenter (written by)

Nick Castle (written by)
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1997. New York city is now a maximum security prison. Breaking out is impossible. Breaking in is insane.
Plot Outline: In 1998, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant max. security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.
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Cast:
Kurt Russell .... Snake Plissken

Lee Van Cleef .... Police Commissioner Bob Hauk

Ernest Borgnine .... Cabbie

Donald Pleasence .... President of the United States

Isaac Hayes .... The Duke of New York

Season Hubley .... Girl in Chock Full O'Nuts

Harry Dean Stanton .... Harold 'Brain' Helman

Adrienne Barbeau .... Maggie

Tom Atkins .... Rehme

Charles Cyphers .... Secretary of State

Frank Doubleday .... Romero

John Strobel .... Cronenberg

John Cothran Jr. .... Gypsy #1

Garrett Bergfeld .... Gypsy #2


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