Escape from L.A.1996

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Escape from L.A.
Directed by:
John Carpenter

"Escape from L.A." (also known as "Fuga da Los Angeles", "John Carpenter's Escape from L.A.", "John Carpenter's Flucht aus L.A.") is an Action/Adventure/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by John Carpenter, released on August 09 of 1996 in the USA . Kurt Russell is starring, alongside A.J. Langer, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach, Michelle Forbes and Pam Grier.

The man with the patch has escaped N.Y., try L.A. in the apocalypse

Who directed "Escape from L.A.":

Escape from L.A. was directed by John Carpenter, an American writer, actor, director, composer, and producer.

Before directing Escape from L.A., John Carpenter had directed Village of the Damned, released in 1995, In the Mouth of Madness (1995), Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992), Prince of Darkness (1987), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), and Starman (1984). Since, he directed Ghosts of Mars, released in 2001, The Ward (2010).

What was the release date of "Escape from L.A.":

Escape from L.A. was initally released in the United States on Friday, August 09, 1996. Also released on this day was Basquiat (dir. Julian Schnabel). This was twenty-two (22) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 20, 1996 in the United Kingdom; Friday, August 09, 1996 in Canada; Wednesday, November 13, 1996 in France; Thursday, October 31, 1996 in Germany; Friday, December 20, 1996 in Italy; Wednesday, October 16, 1996 in Spain; Thursday, October 10, 1996 in Australia and on Saturday, November 23, 1996 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Escape from L.A.":

At the casting of Escape from L.A. we find Kurt Russell, previously seen in Executive Decision (1996) and Stargate (1994); A.J. Langer (The Killing Box (1993), And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991)); Steve Buscemi (Fargo (1996), Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)) [ more... ]

  • Pam Grier, Peter Jason and Robert Carradine also appeared in Ghosts of Mars, released in 2001.
  • Stacy Keach, Jeff Imada and Peter Jason can also be seen in Nice Dreams, released in 1981.
  • Stacy Keach, Peter Jason and Robert Carradine also appeared in The Long Riders, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "Escape from L.A.":

On August 23, 2000, an earthquake strikes Los Angeles, causing the San Fernando Valley to flood and turning a portion of California into an island, from Malibu to Anaheim. An American presidential candidate (Cliff Robertson), who is also an outspoken Christian theocrat, has been saying that L.A. is a "city of sin", and that, "Like the mighty hand of God, waters will rise up and separate this sinful, sinful city, from our country". The candidate is shortly elected President and, by an amendment to the [...]

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Steve Buscemi as "Map to the Stars Eddie"

Steve Buscemi as Map to the Stars Eddie in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as "Snake Plissken"

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from L.A. (1996)

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