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Title:
Escape from New York
Author:
Carpenter, John, 1948-
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., [2000]

©1981
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container.
General Note:
Widescreen format on side A, full screen format on side B.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.

Includes original theatrical trailer.

"MGM DVD."

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English

French

Spanish
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: R.
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780792847663
Format :
DVD

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A war hero turned outlaw must rescue the U.S. president from a brutal island prison.