R | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
John Carpenter and Kurt Russell had talked about making another Snake Plissken movie in 1986, and it was a difficult decision for them to make about making a sequel, and talked about it for years, and when the Los Angeles earthquake struck on January 17, 1994, they decided to do "Escape From L.A." which would be about earthquakes, floods, mudslides, drive-by shootings, and they wanted the darkness of Los Angeles to be in it.
In the late 20th century, hostile forces inside the United States grow strong. The city of Los Angeles is ravaged by crime and immorality. To protect and defend its citizens, the United States Police Force is formed. A presidential candidate ...
In the final fight scene between Snake and Cuervo, Cuervo's knife disappears occasionally from the ground.
$8,912,557 11 August 1996