Escape from New York Movie Review Summary

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The President's plane is shot down over the city of New York (now a massive prison) and Snake Plissken is sent in to rescue him. If he succeeds, he will be granted his freedom.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Shaw

Manhattan is a walled maximum security prison. The President's plane crashes inside, and a criminal (Snake Plissken) is given the choice of making a rescue, or being interned in Manhattan for life.
The review of this Movie prepared by Benjamin Thompson

Snake Plisken, a former Green Beret, now accused felon, is sentenced to life imprisonment on New York's Manhattan Island Maximum Security Prison. His only way out? Strike a deal with the cops to go in and rescue the President (who had been kidnapped earlier). Find him, and it's a full pardon. Fail, and a bomb implanted in his arteries go off.
The review of this Movie prepared by angry drunk

New York City has been turned into a prison and Snake Plisscan must go inside to rescue the President, who is being held captive by the Duke of New York (the same actor who plays "Chef" on Southpark).
The review of this Movie prepared by steve

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 60% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Spying - Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   rescue mission/escape from confinement Repressive Society    -   Yes Repression:    -   locks you away    -   kills without good reason Who's being repressed/enslaved?    -   humans are slaves

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Kind of city    -   Dirty, crime-ridden (like NY)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs

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