Moment From Escape from New York
S. D. Bob ‘Snake’ Plissken introduces himself.
In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict to rescue him.
Tags: taxi, street gang, u.s. president, war veteran, hostage, kidnapping, liberation of prisoners, anti hero, gangster, dystopia, police operation, attempt to escape, cyberpunk, cult film, reluctant hero