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Escape from New York

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4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray edition ; Collector's edition.


English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau.

Publication Information

[Santa Monica, CA] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., [2022]

Physical Description

3 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R.


In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president crash-lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken. But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission--and his life--unless he succeeds!


This is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and requires a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player; it will not play in standard Blu-ray or DVD players. For full 4K UHD effects, a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR and a high-speed HDMI (category 2) cable are required.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.

Special features: 4K restoration by StudioCanal ; audio commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell ; audio commentary with producer Debra Hill and production designer Joe Alves ; audio commentary with actress Adrienne Barbeau and director of photography Dean Cundey ; "Big challenges in little Manhattan: the visual effects of Escape from New York" ; "Scoring the escape" - an interview with composer Alan Howarth ; "I am Taylor" - an interview with actor Joe Unger ; "My night on set" - an interview with filmmaker David DeCoteau ; deleted scene: the original opening bank robbery sequence with optional audio commentary ; "Return to Escape from New York" featurette ; theatrical trailers ; photo galleries.


  • [Disc one.] 4K Ultra HD version
  • [Disc two.] Blu-ray version
  • [Disc three.] Blu-ray special features.

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