Top 4 Escape From New York Movie Details

While searching the internet for Escape From New York movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

981, the scenes tracking Plissken (snake) gliding over New York was made to look like computer graphics but was really made with wire frame models & UV-florescent tape along the edges of the buildings to simulate computer graphics.
981, the scenes tracking Plissken (snake) gliding over New York was made to look like computer graphics but was really made with wire frame models & UV-florescent tape along the edges of the buildings to simulate computer graphics.
The digital display from Snakes glider is actually a scale model outlined in white and changed to green in post. This is because computers at the time that could accomplish this were "reserved for research work at large corporations and universities'- J.C. Wash
The digital display from Snakes glider is actually a scale model outlined in white and changed to green in post. This is because computers at the time that could accomplish this were "reserved for research work at large corporations and universities'- J.C. Wash

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Escape From New York details are suitable for kids.

  1. Jamie Lee Curtis has a cameo as both the narrator and voice of the computer.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The girl that Snake Plissken hides out in the Chuck Full O'Nuts with is played by his then wife Season Hubley.
    The girl that Snake Plissken hides out in the Chuck Full O'Nuts with is played by his then wife Season Hubley.
Escape From New York poster
Escape From New York poster

Escape From New York Plot: In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Escape From New York, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Escape From New York and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director John Carpenter
Main Actors Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence
IMDB score 7.2