Escape From New York (1981)
Kurt Russell (Stargate) stars in a high-velocity sci-fi action-thriller from director John Carpenter (co-written by Nick Castle) that sets the screen ablaze with heart-stopping suspense, outrageous stunts and imaginative special effects.
- " The film plays its social satire broad but strings it along a rail of self-awareness. " – Phil Hoad
- " It has got an intriguing premise, an effective cast, and it has been expertly mounted. " – Arthur Knight
- " If you don't like Escape From New York, then you and I will have some trouble seeing eye to eye-patch in our taste in movies. " – Ed Travis