History Film / EscapeFromNewYork

27th Mar '18 1:31:14 PM marcoasalazarm
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* MultipleGunshotDeath: [[spoiler:The President gets even with the Duke terrorizing him for the last couple of days by emptying an M-16 into him and screaming the BadassBoast the Duke forced him to say as an IronicEcho.]]
-->[[spoiler:'''President''':]] (just fired a long rifle burst on the Duke, dropping him on top of a car, chuckles) You are the Duke of New York! You're the Duke! (rifle burst) You're the Duke! (rifle burst) But, you ain't number one!
27th Mar '18 12:17:41 PM xcountryguy
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* BondOneLiner: [[spoiler: The President]] of all people gets one when he kills the Duke. Doubles as a CallBack and an IronicEcho.
--> [[spoiler: '''President''']]: You are the Duke of New York! But, you ain't number one!

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* BondOneLiner: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The President]] of all people gets one when he kills the Duke. Doubles as a CallBack and an IronicEcho.
--> [[spoiler: '''President''']]: -->[[spoiler:'''President''':]] You are the Duke of New York! But, you ain't number one!



--> '''Cabbie:''' Ahh, Snake Plissken in my cab! Wait til I tell Eddie!

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--> '''Cabbie:''' -->'''Cabbie:''' Ahh, Snake Plissken in my cab! Wait til I tell Eddie!



* DecoyProtagonist: The woman Snake meets in the Chock Full 'O Nuts is set up to be Snake's sidekick, [[spoiler: but she gets killed (and eaten?) by the Crazies in the very same scene.]]

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* DecoyProtagonist: The woman Snake meets in the Chock Full 'O Nuts is set up to be Snake's sidekick, [[spoiler: but [[spoiler:but she gets killed (and eaten?) by the Crazies in the very same scene.]]



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* EventTitleEventTitle: It's a cool title and explains the plot!



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Maggie]]. Later, Snake asks the President if he knew how many people died to save him. The President's rote response doesn't please Snake.

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Maggie]].[[spoiler:Maggie]]. Later, Snake asks the President if he knew how many people died to save him. The President's rote response doesn't please Snake.



-->'''The President''': I want to thank you. Anything you want, you just name it.\\
'''Snake''': Just a moment of your time.\\
'''The President''': Yes?\\
'''Snake''': We did get you out. A lot of people died in the process. [[SecretTest I just wondered how you felt about it.]]

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-->'''The President''': President:''' I want to thank you. Anything you want, you just name it.\\
'''Snake''': '''Snake:''' Just a moment of your time.\\
'''The President''': President:''' Yes?\\
'''Snake''': '''Snake:''' We did get you out. A lot of people died in the process. [[SecretTest I just wondered how you felt about it.]]



* TheLoad: The president.
-->'''Snake''': We have to move fast.\\
'''The President''': You're goddamn right I'll move fast! ''[He doesn't.]''

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* TheLoad: The president.
-->'''Snake''':
President is pretty clueluess.
-->'''Snake:'''
We have to move fast.\\
'''The President''': President:''' You're goddamn right I'll move fast! ''[He doesn't.]''



** The President when he discovers [[spoiler: that Snake's switched the nuclear fusion tape with Cabbie's, and thus he's playing the dignitaries "Bandstand Boogie"]].

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** The President when he discovers [[spoiler: that [[spoiler:that Snake's switched the nuclear fusion tape with Cabbie's, and thus he's playing the dignitaries "Bandstand Boogie"]].



--> '''Hauk:''' You go in, find the President and bring him back in 24 hours, and you're a free man.\\

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--> '''Hauk:''' -->'''Hauk:''' You go in, find the President and bring him back in 24 hours, and you're a free man.\\



-->''I don't give a fuck about your war, or your president.''

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-->''I --->'''Snake:''' I don't give a fuck about your war, or your president.''



--->'''Snake:''' *holding his gun to Brain's chest* Where's the president?!\\

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--->'''Snake:''' *holding ''[holding his gun to Brain's chest* chest]'' Where's the president?!\\



--> '''Snake:''' I want to meet the Duke.\\

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--> '''Snake:''' -->'''Snake:''' I want to meet the Duke.\\



* WalkIntoMordor: Snake must para-glide onto the roof of the World Trade Center in order to infiltrate Manhattan without detection. Apparently there are no tunnels for use by guards.
** The OpeningNarration indicates the bridges & tunnels leading off Manhattan Island were all mined or destroyed.

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* WalkIntoMordor: Snake must para-glide onto the roof of the World Trade Center in order to infiltrate Manhattan without detection. Apparently there are no tunnels for use by guards.\n** The OpeningNarration indicates the bridges & tunnels leading off Manhattan Island were all mined or destroyed.
11th Jan '18 6:58:20 PM AnotherGuy
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* CloudCuckooLander: Cabbie has been driving his taxi in Manhattan for 30 years which means it's possible that he's not even there for any crime, but may have refused to leave when the city was walled up.

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* CloudCuckooLander: Cabbie has been driving his taxi in Manhattan for 30 years which means it's possible years; he tells Snake that he's not even there for any crime, but may have crime -- he just refused to leave when the city was walled up.
11th Jan '18 6:55:30 PM AnotherGuy
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* BookEnds:
-->'''Hauk:''' I'm not a fool, Plissken!\\
'''Plissken:''' Call me "Snake."\\
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'''Hauk:''' We'd make one hell of a team, Snake!\\
'''Plissken:''' The name's Plissken.
11th Jan '18 6:52:13 PM AnotherGuy
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* BMovie: John Carpenter proudly thinks of the film as one. It indeed has the cheesy plot and dialog, but thanks to the inventive use of practical effects and heartfelt acting by the principals, it stands alongside higher budgeted sci-fi flicks.
28th Dec '17 6:50:33 AM Morgenthaler
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** The "Crazies" are, no doubt, a ShoutOut to the Creator/GeorgeARomero movie of the [[Film/TheCrazies same name]].

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** The "Crazies" are, no doubt, a ShoutOut to the Creator/GeorgeARomero movie of the [[Film/TheCrazies [[Film/TheCrazies1973 same name]].
25th Dec '17 5:47:31 PM Grobi
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* UrExample: Snake Plissken was a DarkerAndEdgier NinetiesAnti-Hero in 1981! That the film is itself is set in 1997 is somewhat HilariousInHindsight.

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* UrExample: Snake Plissken was a DarkerAndEdgier NinetiesAnti-Hero NinetiesAntiHero in 1981! That the film is itself is set in 1997 is somewhat HilariousInHindsight.
17th Oct '17 3:10:26 PM FGHIK
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[-[[caption-width-right:300:The original mulleted, eyepatched badass named Snake.]]-]

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[-[[caption-width-right:300:The original mulleted, eyepatched badass named Snake. No relation to [[VideoGame/MetalGear that other one]].]]-]
15th Aug '17 7:29:44 PM Fireblood
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* SocietyMarchesOn: The film, in 1981, predicted that by 1997 crime rates would have risen to such catastrophic levels that the entire Manhattan Island would be turned into a penal colony for containing all the convicts. While the high crime rates of the 1970s-80s make it look more plausible then, the fact they started falling just ten years on left it looking silly when the actual 1997 rolled around.



* SoulBrotha: The Duke of New York. Did you expect anything less from a character played by Issac Hayes?



* SoulBrotha: The Duke of New York. Did you expect anything less from a character played by Issac Hayes?
8th Aug '17 11:01:12 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* RaceAgainstTheClock: Snake has 24 hours to save the President, or the tiny explosives they injected him with would detonate, open up his jugular veins, and kill him.



* YouHave48Hours: Snake has 24 hours to save the President, or the tiny explosives they injected him with would detonate, open up his jugular veins, and kill him.
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