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Escape from New York

The Numbers Rating: 8.60 (5 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,244,700
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Production Budget:$6,000,000
Theatrical Release: July 10th, 1981 (Wide) by Avco Embassy
Video Release: June 6th, 2000 by MGM Video
Franchise: Escape from New York
Keywords: Hostage
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Ad Budget Source:THR, 7/22/1981, p. 28

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Kurt Russell    Snake Plissken
Harry Dean Stanton    Brain/Harold Helman
Donald Pleasance    President of the United States
Lee Van Cleef    Bob Hauk
Ernest Borgnine    Chabbie
Isaac Hayes    The Duke of New York
John Diehl    Punk
Adrienne Barbeau    Maggie
John Carpenter    Secret Service #2/Helicopter Pilot/Violin Player
Jamie Lee Curtis    Narrator/Computer Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Director    John Carpenter

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1981/07/10 5 $4,162,385   579 $7,189   $4,162,385 3
1981/07/17 8 $2,831,055 -32% 579 $4,890   $9,098,436 10
1981/07/24 9 $1,926,035 -32% 476 $4,046   $11,381,096 17