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1.

Classic anti-hero

Author: grendelkhan on 17 December 2003
2.

SF action classic!

Author: Infofreak on 8 July 2002
3.

"Call me Snake..."

8/10
Author: grolt on 13 January 2003
4.

A rough and enjoyable film built on a great character in Snake and a great performance from Russell

Author: bob the moo on 13 April 2004
5.

"The name's Plissken."

Author: Backlash007 on 14 January 2002
6.

A Snake, a Brain, a Cabbie, a Duke and the President Of The USA,

9/10
Author: Spikeopath on 16 October 2008
7.

Cult monument with a dream cast!

8/10
Author: Coventry on 11 August 2005
8.

The definition of a good B Movie

10/10
Author: Daniel (TERMINATOR180) on 27 November 2001
9.

" Hi Snake, . . . I heard you were dead!"

8/10
Author: thinker1691 on 30 June 2007
10.

Why This Movie Works and Why It Never Grows Old

10/10
Author: G-dog67 on 4 March 2008
11.

A Classic Made On A Shoestring

8/10
Author: garthbarnes-43498 on 29 May 2015
12.

The Timeless Cult Adventure of the Badass Anti-Hero Snake Plissken

10/10
Author: Claudio Carvalho on 17 July 2013
13.

Plain Average...

5/10
Author: nama chakravorty on 9 February 2011
14.

Classic Old Fashioned Cinematic Look At The Future

8/10
Author: Theo Robertson on 22 June 2013
15.

Cult film that does not stand test of time

3/10
Author: iumma on 24 February 2012
16.

Grungy, Dated But Entertaining

6/10
Author: ccthemovieman-1 on 5 June 2006
17.

Cerebral....sort of like an episode of "Masterpiece Theatre".

8/10
Author: planktonrules on 13 September 2013
18.

B movie that crossed the line to being a huge success

8/10
Author: kurtb on 25 October 1999
19.

Terrific

Author: Michael_Elliott on 26 February 2008
20.

A classic film John Carpenter's the best Action Sci-Fi flick

10/10
Author: ivo-cobra8 on 15 October 2015
21.

You are the Duke of New York! You're A # 1!

8/10
Author: Scott LeBrun (Hey_Sweden) on 14 May 2015
22.

Action packed classic

10/10
Author: dworldeater on 12 February 2015
23.

"The president of what?"

9/10
Author: utgard14 on 17 April 2014
24.

Breaking out is impossible, breaking in is insane

7/10
Author: ironhorse_iv on 30 October 2012
25.

Oudated and a bit too campy but for a movie from the 1980's it's pretty good

7/10
Author: KineticSeoul on 7 June 2012
26.

Had the potential for greater honours

6/10
Author: amahlanand on 9 May 2012
27.

Escape from New York (1981)

8/10
Author: SnakesOnAnAfricanPlain on 29 December 2011
28.

It's too bad more people probably can't appreciate this movie

7/10
Author: MBunge on 25 July 2011
29.

You must know that "Snake" is not dead

10/10
Author: RainDogJr on 18 December 2007
30.

not a masterpiece,but a pretty good film

8/10
Author: disdressed12 on 22 April 2007
31.

An 80's classic.

8/10
Author: JeffG. on 5 November 1999
32.

Good atmospfere and soundtrack

8/10
Author: Pipes-5 on 21 February 1999
33.

John Carpenter Classic

8/10
Author: SnoopyStyle on 10 September 2013
34.

Freedom Fighter

10/10
Author: hellraiser7 on 27 September 2012
35.

Kurt Russell is unforgettable

10/10
Author: cinemabon on 31 May 2012
36.

A Sci-FI/Action Classic. One of Carpenter's best.

10/10
Author: jcbutthead86 on 28 May 2012
37.

A Snake Saves The Free World

7/10
Author: bkoganbing on 31 March 2008
38.

John Carpenter is a great director!

10/10
Author: EraserheadDr on 25 December 2007
39.

Call him Snake

10/10
Author: Daniel Kincaid on 27 October 2007
40.

A Cult memorial...

10/10
Author: Exxon_1985 on 8 July 2007
41.

New York-if You Could Make it Here,You can Make it Anywhere

8/10
Author: Bogmeister on 15 January 2006
42.

A Great B Movie

7/10
Author: Gislef on 1 October 1998
43.

Far better Sci-Fi movies available from the period

2/10
Author: samuel-84 on 26 June 2010
44.

SNAKE RULES

7/10
Author: Shawn Watson on 17 April 1999
45.

Taut, dangerous rescue of a high profile hostage.

6/10
Author: Michael O'Keefe on 8 November 2001
46.

Frustratingly mediocre

5/10
Author: Edward Turner (tedurner@yahoo.com) on 5 April 2000
47.

One of the better action movies ever

7/10
Author: Philip Van der Veken on 16 August 2005
48.

"The name is Plisskin."

9/10
Author: Predrag (pzivojinovic@yahoo.com) on 31 May 2016
49.

Real good comic book picture.

8/10
Author: tomasg-69814 on 22 May 2016
50.

Call me....... Snake...... my name's Plissken.

8/10
Author: stonedraim on 5 April 2016

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