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FULL SYNOPSIS

Escape from L.A. finds Kurt Russell once again in the role of Snake, which he played in the 1981 film, Kurt Russell. Los Angeles has finally had the really big earthquake everyone was afraid of, and what remains is now an island. Because the country's ultra-righteous President-for-Life (Cliff Roberton) wants it that way, all the weirdos and freaks that previously inhabited New York in large numbers, and the rest of the U.S. in smaller concentrations, have been quarantined on the island of L.A. The president has Snake taken from the nice, decent prison he was living in for a special mission in L.A. The president's daughter has joined the resistance movement determined to overthrow his one-man rule, and has stolen his secret "black box" (a doomsday machine) to boot. Snake is given a poison which will kill him in a few hours unless he returns to the president for the antidote. His mission is to recover the black box and kill the president's daughter. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Cast

Kurt Russell
as Snake Plissken
Stacy Keach
as Malloy
Steve Buscemi
as Map to the Stars Eddie
Peter Fonda
as Pipeline
Cliff Robertson
as President
Georges Corraface
as Cuervo Jones
Valeria Golino
as Taslima
Pam Grier
as Hershe
Michelle Forbes
as Brazen
Jeff Imada
as Saigon Shadow
Bruce Campbell
as Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
A.J. Langer
as Utopia
Leland Orser
as Test Tube
Peter Jason
as Duty Sergeant
Jordan Baker
as Police Anchor
Caroleen Feeney
as Woman on Freeway
Paul Bartel
as Congressman
Robert Carradine
as Skinhead
Valeria Golino
as Taslima
Peter Jason
as Duty Sergeant
Michelle Forbes
as Brazen
Caroleen Feeney
as Woman on Freeway
Jeff Imada
as Saigon Shadow
Paul Bartel
as Congressman
Jordan Baker
as Police Anchor
Pam Grier
as Hershe
Leland Orser
as Test Tube
Bruce Campbell
as Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
A.J. Langer
as Utopia

Crew

John Carpenter
Director
Debra Hill
Producer
Kurt Russell
Producer
Kurt Russell
Screenwriter
Debra Hill
Screenwriter
John Carpenter
Screenwriter
Gary B. Kibbe
Cinematographer
John Carpenter
Songwriter
Shirley Walker
Composer (Music Score)
Shirley Walker
Songwriter
John Carpenter
Composer (Music Score)
Edward Warschilka
Editor
Bruce Crone
Art Director
Richard Mays
Set Designer
Darrell L. Wight
Set Designer
Christopher S. Nushawg
Set Designer
Patrick M. Sullivan, Jr.
Set Designer
Nathan Crowley
Set Designer
Kathe Klopp
Set Designer
Robin Bush
Costume Designer
Thomas D. Causey
Sound/Sound Designer
Steve Maslow
Sound/Sound Designer
Mario Roberts
Stunts
Carrie Frazier
Casting
Laurence Starkman
Title Design
Jeff Imada
Stunts Coordinator
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