Escape from L.A.

Escape from L.A.

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Director: John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi

Cast: John Carpenter, Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi

     
 

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Escape from L.A. finds Kurt Russell once again in the role of Snake, which he played in the 1981 film, Escape from New York. Los Angeles has finally had the really big earthquake everyone was afraid of, and what remains is now an island. Because the country's ultra-righteous President-for-Life (Cliff Roberton) wants it that way, all the weirdos and

Overview

Escape from L.A. finds Kurt Russell once again in the role of Snake, which he played in the 1981 film, Escape from New York. Los Angeles has finally had the really big earthquake everyone was afraid of, and what remains is now an island. Because the country's ultra-righteous President-for-Life (Cliff Roberton) wants it that way, all the weirdos and freaks that previously inhabited New York in large numbers, and the rest of the U.S. in smaller concentrations, have been quarantined on the island of L.A. The president has Snake taken from the nice, decent prison he was living in for a special mission in L.A. The president's daughter has joined the resistance movement determined to overthrow his one-man rule, and has stolen his secret "black box" (a doomsday machine) to boot. Snake is given a poison which will kill him in a few hours unless he returns to the president for the antidote. His mission is to recover the black box and kill the president's daughter.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/01/2013
UPC:
0883929301980
Original Release:
1996
Source:
Paramount Catalog
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Sales rank:
19,839

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kurt Russell Snake Plissken
Stacy Keach Malloy
Steve Buscemi Map to the Stars Eddie
Peter Fonda Pipeline
Cliff Robertson President
Georges Corraface Cuervo Jones
Valeria Golino Taslima
Pam Grier Hershe
Michelle Forbes Brazen
Jeff Imada Saigon Shadow
Bruce Campbell Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
A.J. Langer Utopia
Leland Orser Test Tube
Peter Jason Duty Sergeant
Jordan Baker Police Anchor
Caroleen Feeney Woman on Freeway
Paul Bartel Congressman
Robert Carradine Skinhead

Technical Credits
John Carpenter Director,Score Composer,Songwriter,Screenwriter
Robin Bush Costumes/Costume Designer
Thomas D. Causey Sound/Sound Designer
Bruce Crone Art Director
Nathan Crowley Set Decoration/Design
Carrie Frazier Casting
Debra Hill Producer,Screenwriter
Gary B. Kibbe Cinematographer
Kathe Klopp Set Decoration/Design
Steve Maslow Sound/Sound Designer
Richard Mays Set Decoration/Design
Christopher S. Nushawg Set Decoration/Design
Lawrence G. Paull Production Designer
Christian P. Della Penna Asst. Director
Mario Roberts Stunts
Kurt Russell Producer,Screenwriter
Patrick M. Sullivan Set Decoration/Design
Shirley Walker Score Composer,Songwriter
Edward Warschilka Editor
Darrell L. Wight Set Decoration/Design

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Escape from L.A. 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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it could have used a little work in the plot of the story and a little more explanation of the "black box". But overall,its a good movie to watch and has one the best endings i've ever seen.
Guest More than 1 year ago
To me this was an awesome movie!! Especially the beginning when Kurt Russell is putting on his leathers. I melted right to my chair. I enjoyed the whole movie. The surf boarding part was a little cheesy but it was definitly a movie collection addition.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This may have some cringe worthy affects namely the submarine, under water bit but apart from that this is an enjoyable romp. there are some amusing lines in the film and a cool ending, what happens next escape from earth? 4 stars
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