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Escape from New York (1981)

“1997. New York city is now a maximum security prison. Breaking out is impossible. Breaking in is insane.”

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Plot

Snake Plissken is a disgraced former soldier who is about to be sent to New York, where he will be jailed for attempting to rob a bank. In this dystopian vision of America, New York has been turned into a giant prison. At the same time, Air Force One is hijacked. The President - who is on his way to a peace summit - escapes, but crashes in New York. Plisskin is offered a deal: Save the President from a crime-infested New York, and he will be given the Presidential pardon. Fail to do so, and he'll die.

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Escape from New York is an action movie featuring Kurt Russell.

Escape from New York is currently streaming for free (ad-supported) on Tubi TV.

It is also possible to buy Escape from New York on AMC on Demand, Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Microsoft Store, Redbox, Vudu and YouTube or rent it on Amazon Video and DIRECTV.