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ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK
(John Carpenter, 1981)

MoFo Rating: 7.2
(13 votes)







8.5/10

Kurt Russell in one of his iconic roles.

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enjoyable thanks to Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, and a cool John Carpenter soundtrack



Six out of ten.
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"Film is a disease. When it infects your bloodstream it takes over as the number one hormone. It bosses the enzymes, directs the pineal gland, plays Iago to your psyche. As with heroin, the antidote to Film is more Film." - Frank Capra





With the exception of The Thing and Halloween, I've disliked most of Carpenter's films.