Escape from New York

Escape from New York ★★★★

Snake Plissken is on a mission, one he doesn't "give a shit about." In a post-apocalyptic Manhattan where prisoners rule the island, Snake played by badass Kurt Russell has to retrieve the President of the United States on a suicide mission. Directed, written, and scored by the legendary John Carpenter and with great performances by Lee Van Cleef, Isaac Hayes, Ernest Borgnine, Season Hubley, and Henry Dean Stanton, Escape from New York is film will need when this fiction becomes reality.