Escape From New York

“You’re all I got.”

He’s the best at what he does, but what he does isn’t very nice.

Sporting an eye patch and a Statue of Liberty-sized chip on his shoulder, Kurt Russell gets down ‘n snarly as a convict dropped into the Big Apple hellscape of far-off 1997.

His mission – bring back the President, whose plane has crashed in the bad part of town, by any means necessary.

Director John Carpenter spent the ’70s and ’80s churning out a legendary list of films, many which didn’t get their proper due until years later.

This is one of his best.

 

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