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Escape From New York (2015, original release: 1981)


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Published: Los Angeles, CA : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. : Scream Factory, [2015]
Edition:  Collector's edition
Description:  2 videodiscs (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0826663157413,
Language:  English

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Originally released as a motion picture in 1981

Wide screen (2.35:1)

Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau

In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors

MPAA rating: R

Blu-ray, 1080p, region A; widescreen (2.35:1); DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; requires Blu-ray player

English dialogue; English subtitles

disc one. Feature film (new 2k scan of the inter-positive, struck from the original negative); new audio commentary with actress Adrienne Barbeau and director of photography, Dean Cundey; audio commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell; audio commentary with producer Debra Hill and production designer Joe Alves -- disc two. New look at the special visual effects including interviews with Dennis Skotak, Robert Skotak and more; new interview with still photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker; deleted scene; Return to Escape from New York featurette; theatrical trailers; photo galleries

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Additional Credits:
Hill, Debra, film producer
Franco, Larry J., film producer
Carpenter, John, 1948- composer, film director, screenwriter
Castle, Nick, screenwriter
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- actor
Barbeau, Adrienne, 1945- actor
Cundey, Dean, 1945- director of photography
Ramsay, Todd, editor of moving image work
Howarth, Alan, composer
Scream Factory (Firm),

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