Another classic tough guy in apocalyptic  john_carpenters_escape_from_la_ver2surroundings with a humorous twist. Snake Plissken, the ultimate bad-ass convict is offered a deal, if he rescues a briefcase from L.A. (Sin City of USA, smugglers, gangs, prostitutes, turned into prison) he will get pardon for all his crimes. All the effects and action aside this movie delivers a deeper message about the way this society is headed, what with all the restrictions and directives(no smoking, drinking, fucking, and other stuff) so it can be viewed as social study of our near future.

This is more of a remake than a new film, if you want you can check out Escape from New York from 1981, this movie is the inspiration for this lets say sequel. This movie is really entertaining, it has that action side but most of all it`s filled with humorous characters and funny one liners. You gotta see it, classic John Carpenter, and Rob Zombie song at outro, fuck yeah.

Director: John Carpenter

Cast: Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Bruce Campbell, Michelle Forbes, Pam Grier, Peter Fonda, Stacy Keach

Fun Facts: At the beginning of the film, Kurt Russell wears his costume from the original film, which still fits after 15 years.


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