Escape from New York quotes

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

Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter, Nick Castle
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
Year: 1981
MetaScore: 76/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 10 Jul 1981
Awards: 4 nominations.

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Cast

Snake Plissken - Kurt Russell
President - Donald Pleasence
The Duke - Isaac Hayes
Girl in Chock Full O'Nuts - Season Hubley
Rehme - Tom Atkins
Secretary of State - Charles Cyphers
Taylor (scenes deleted) - Joe Unger
Cronenberg - John Strobel
Gypsy #1 (as John Cothran Jr.) - John Cothran
Gypsy #2 - Garrett Bergfeld
Gypsy Guard - Richard Cosentino
Gypsy #4 - Joel Bennett
First Indian (as Vic Bullock) - Vicangelo Bulluck
Second Indian - Clem Fox
Third Indian - Tobar Mayo
Stewardess - Nancy Stephens
Secret Service #1 (as Steven Gagon) - Steven M. Gagnon
Secret Service #2 - Steven Ford
Secret Service #3 - Michael Taylor
Red Bandana Gypsy - Lonnie Wun
Helicopter Pilot #1 (as Dale House) - Dale E. House
Helicopter Pilot #2 - David R. Patrick
Duty Sergeant - Bob Minor
Controller - Wally Taylor
Computer Operator - James O'Hagen
Trooper - James Emery
Police Sergeant - Tom Lillard
Theater Manager - Borah Silver
Theater Assistant - Tony Papenfuss
Punk - John Diehl
Drunk (as Buck Flower) - George 'Buck' Flower
Helicopter Pilot #3 - Clay Wright
Helicopter Pilot #4 - Al Cerullo
Slag - Ox Baker
Dancer - Alan Shearman
Dancer (as Roger Bumpass) - Rodger Bumpass
Dancer - Ron Vernan
Narrator - Opening scenes (unconfirmed) - Kathleen Blanchard
Secret Service #2 / Helicopter Pilot / Violin Player (voice) - John Carpenter
Pianist - Nick Castle
Eye-Patch Prisoner - John Contini
Narrator - Jamie Lee Curtis
Sewer Orphan - Linda Daniels
Soldier / Bum in Theater - David E. Harshbarger
Computer (voice) - Debra Hill
Crazy / Food Drop Prisoner - Jeff Sillifant
Guy in Chock Full O'Nuts - Mark Stern
Native American Woman - Kelli Thompson
Ringside Prisoner - Ken Tipton
Sewer Dweller - Barron Winchester