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Summary In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber (Kurt Russell) is sent in to rescue him.

Escape from New York

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 12 Critic Reviews
76
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 97 User Ratings
7.6
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Summary In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber (Kurt Russell) is sent in to rescue him.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 12 Critic Reviews
76
75% Positive
9 Reviews
25% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 12 Critic Reviews
76
75% Positive
9 Reviews
25% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 97 User Ratings
7.6
74% Positive
72 Ratings
24% Mixed
23 Ratings
2% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 97 User Ratings
7.6
74% Positive
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24% Mixed
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2% Negative
2 Ratings

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Production Company AVCO Embassy Pictures, International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, City Films
Release Date Jul 10, 1981
Duration 1 h 39 m
Rating R
Tagline The world's greatest leader is a hostage in the most dangerous place on Earth. Now only the deadliest man alive can save him.
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
4 Nominations
Jupiter Award
2 Nominations