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99 min.
Rated: 16 Movie-rating:: 6 of 10
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi,
Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter
Nick Castle
Music: John Carpenter
Alan Howarth
Cast: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Harry Dean Stanton, Isaac Hayes,
Keywords: snake, prison, rescue, poison, escape, new york, city,

Story:In the future, New York City has transformed to be the biggest maximum security prison. When convicts bring down the Presidents airplane, Snake Plissken gets a chance to rehabilitate himself, by doing the impossible and bringing a man back from the one place where no one ever escaped.


Awards:Saturn Award Nomination Best Costumes (1982) - Stephen Loomis
Saturn Award Nomination Best Director (1982) - John Carpenter
Saturn Award Nomination Best Make-up (1982) - Ken Chase
Saturn Award Nomination Best Science Fiction Film
Production Companies:AVCO Embassy Pictures
International Film Investors
Goldcrest Films International
Budget:6 Mio. USD
Box Office Gross:45 Mio. USD
Box Office Weekend:4.162 Mio. USD
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