Escape from New York 

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Condemned criminal Snake Plissken is dispatched to the island of Manhattan -- now a quarantined danger zone -- to rescue a female U.S. Senator in danger.

Director:

Leigh Whannell

Writers:

Neil Cross (screenplay), Allan Loeb (earlier script)

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Status: Pre-production | See complete list of  »
Comments: Leigh Whannell will direct.
Updated: 2 February 2019
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Condemned criminal Snake Plissken is dispatched to the island of Manhattan -- now a quarantined danger zone -- to rescue a female U.S. Senator in danger.

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On March 13, 2007, it was announced that Gerard Butler would play the role of Snake Plissken in a remake of Escape from New York. Kurt Russell, while doing publicity for Grindhouse (2007), vehemently expressed his disapproval. See more »

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Remake of Escape from New York (1981) See more »

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