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President (Character)
from Escape from New York (1981)

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Overview

Alternate Names:
The President

Filmography

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  1. Escape from New York (1981) Played by Donald Pleasence
    ... aka "John Carpenter's Escape from New York" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "New York 1997" - Japan (English title)
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  1. Escape from New Jersey (2010) Played by Donald Pleasence (as The President)
    ... aka "Chris R. Notarile's Escape from New Jersey" - USA (alternative title)

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Quotes:
From Escape from New York (1981)
President: Oh... listen, I want to thank you back there for saving my life. If there's anything you want... anything at all...
Snake Plissken: Just a moment of your time.
President: Of course... Yes?
Snake Plissken: We did get you out. But a lot of people died in the process. I just wondered how you felt about it.
President: [cocky, distant tone] Well, I... I wanna thank them. This nation appreciates their sacrifice.
[pause]
President: Look, I'm on in... two minutes?
[shaking his head with disgust, Snake walks away]
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