SummaryIn a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. When the President of the United States crash lands inside, notorious fugitive Snake Plissken is given 24 hours to find him, or an explosive device implanted in his neck will end his mission-- and his life.
ContentsSpecial features include: new audio commentary by Adrienne Barbeau and Dean Cundey; audio commentary with John Carpenter and Kurt Russell; audio commentary with Debra Hill and Joe Alves; new look at the special effects including interviews with Dennis Skotak, Robert Skotak, and more; new interview with Kim Gottlieb-Walker; deleted scene: the original opening bank robbery sequence; Retun to Escape from New York featurette; theatrical trailer; photo galleries.
-- United States
Search and rescue operations -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Antiheroes -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Science fiction films.
|Publisher|| Los Angeles, CA :Scream Factory/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.,2015
Distributed by Shout Factory LLC,
|Edition||Blu-ray, Collector's edition, Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| John Carpenter's Escape from New York
1948- screenwriter, film director, composer.
Castle, Nick, screenwriter.
Franco, Larry J., film producer.
Hill, Debra, film producer.
Russell, Kurt, actor.
Van Cleef, Lee, 1925-1989, actor.
Borgnine, Ernest, 1917-2012, actor.
Pleasence, Donald, actor.
Hayes, Isaac, actor.
Hubley, Season, actor.
Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926-2017, actor.
Barbeau, Adrienne, 1945- actor.
Studio Canal, production company.
Scream Factory (Firm), publisher.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- ), publisher.
Shout! Factory (Firm), film distributor.
Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau.
Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; production designer, Joe Alves ; music, John Carpenter.
MPAA rating: R.
With optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
At head of title on cover: John Carpenter's.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 1080p high definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1.
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
2 videodiscs (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.