Things I Like: Escape From New York (1981 Film)

Escape From New York movie poster

Being made almost a decade before I was born, I never got a chance to watch it until now.

Escape From New York Snake Plissken Solid Snake Metal Gear Solid 4

I’ve heard plenty about the movie, especially all the references Metal Gear Solid makes to it.

Kurt Russell Escape From New York

The story is set in New York in 1997 where the city has been turned into a prison, and the President is captured within the city, and someone must get him out.

Escape From New York Kurt Russell

That man is Snake Plissken, who is offered a full pardon from the government if he rescues the President.

Escape From New York 1981 film

He finds out that the President is being held captive by “The Duke” a de-facto leader who rules the criminal New York City.

President of the United States Escape From New York 1981 film

Speaking of the President, I really enjoyed his role at the end.

Wrestling match Escape From New York 1981 Film

Escape from New York is a unique movie with a fast pace and plenty of action. If you like action movies you’ll love this.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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