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Escape from New York

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Science-Fiction Action & Adventure Rated: 18+ (R)19811h 39mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: Dystopia Survival Prison 
Country: United Kingdom 

In the future, crime is out of control and New York City's Manhattan is a maximum security prison. Grabbing a bargaining chip right out of the air, convicts bring down the President's plane in bad old Gotham. Gruff Snake Plissken, a one-eyed lone warrior new to prison life, is coerced into bringing the President, and his cargo, out of this land of undesirables.Escape from New York featuring Kurt Russell and Lee Van Cleef is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's an Action & Adventure and Science Fiction movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (136,843 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#1,923 Ranked Movie

#6 Ranked in Wrestling Movies

#74 Ranked in Cult Movies

#112 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

Escape from New York has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (136,843 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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