Escape From New York

Escape From New York Movie Poster


“1997…New York City is now a maximum security prison..Breaking out is impossible..Breaking in is insane”.

Scarce, original 1981 Japanese B2 movie poster for John Carpenter’s quintessential cult 80’s sci-fi actioner “Escape From New York”. This folded (single horizontal fold line) example is presented in original unrestored condition and displays to excellent effect with impressive country unique, Japanese artwork presented in a familiar photo-montage style focussing on a Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell ) close up. A true classic 80’s action poster and film, and an extremely collectable piece of cool and desirable original movie memorabilia that is hard to find in this format.

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Trivia: Kurt Russell pitched himself hard for the role of Snake Plissken as he was very keen to shake off his Disney image.

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Japanese B2 (20" x 29")

Country of Origin



Near Mint minus -Very Fine plus; originally rolled (as issued)


John Carpenter


Adrienne Barbeau, Kurt Russell, Donald Pleasance, Ernest Borgnine, Harry Dean Stanton, Isaac Hayes, Lee Van Cleef

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