Escape from L.A. [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents in association with Rysher Entertainment a Debra Hill production ; written by John Carpenter & Debra Hill & Kurt Russell ; produced by Debra Hill and Kurt Russell ; directed by John Carpenter.
Contributor(s): Carpenter, John | Hill, Debra | Russell, Kurt | Keach, Stacy | Buscemi, Steve | Fonda, Peter | Corraface, Georges | Robertson, Cliff | Walker, Shirley | Paramount Pictures Corporation | Rysher Entertainment | Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialSeries: Widescreen DVD collection: Publisher: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2006Edition: Widescreen.Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0792153146; 9780792153146.Other title: Escape from L. A | Escape from Los Angeles | John Carpenter's Escape from L.A [Title on disc label:].Subject(s): Los Angeles (Calif.) -- 21st century -- Drama | Penal colonies -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama | Weapons of mass destruction -- Drama | Science fiction films | Action and adventure films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Feature filmsDDC classification: 791.43/72
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DVD; Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, English 5.1 surround, English 2.0 surround, French 2.0 surround.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired; language tracks in English (5.1 Surround, 2.0 Surround) or dubbed French (2.0 Surround), with optional subitles in Spanish.
Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Georges Corraface, Cliff Robertson.
Director of photography, Gary B. Kibbe ; production designer, Lawsrence F. Paull ; film editor, Edward A. Warschilka ; musical score composed by Shirley Walker & John Carpenter.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996.
Based on characters created by John Carpenter and Nick Castle.
MPAA rating: R; for violence and some language.
For private home use only.
A chilling vision of the future, the film takes place in 2013, when Los Angeles has become a ruined landmark. Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.
Special feature: theatrical trailer.