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Los Feliz 3 | ‘‘The American Cinematheque’s Dangerous Nights Crew: Let’s Watch’m’
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When the President (Donald Pleasence) crash lands on the island of Manhattan, now a maximum-security prison, ex-Lieutenant Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) is sent in to rescue him in 24 hours… or die trying. With Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Isaac Hayes, Harry Dean Stanton, and more, this dystopian thrill ride and its hero make no compromises and take no prisoners.
DISTRIBUTOR: Rialto Pictures
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