Escape from New York

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Escape from New York is a 1981 American science fiction movie. It was released on July 10, 1981. It was directed by John Carpenter and written by Nick Castle. The film's total budget was estimated to be US$6 million.

It stars Kurt Russell.

The cast includes Donald Pleasence (as the President of the United States), Isaac Hayes, Adrienne Barbeau, Harry Dean Stanton, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers, Ox Baker, and Jamie Lee Curtis as introduction narrator (uncredited).

A following movie was released called, Escape from L.A..