Escape From L.A.
Snake Is Back.
( Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Thriller )

Escape From L.A. Poster

MPAA Rating:
[violence and some language]

US Runtime: 101 min

Premiere Date:
Aug 09, 1996   [USA]
Director: John Carpenter
Writers: John Carpenter   [characters]
Nick Castle   [characters]
John Carpenter   [written by]
Debra Hill   [written by]
Cinematography: Gary B. Kibbe


Kurt Russell
Snake Plissken
A.J. Langer
Steve Buscemi
Map to the Stars Eddie
Georges Corraface
Cuervo Jones
Stacy Keach
Michelle Forbes
Pam Grier
Hershe Las Palmas
Jeff Imada
Saigon Shadow
Cliff Robertson
Valeria Golino
Ina Romeo
Peter Jason
Duty Sergeant
Jordan Baker
Police Anchor
Caroleen Feeney
Woman on Freeway
Paul Bartel
Tom McNulty
Bruce Campbell
Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
Breckin Meyer
Robert Carradine
Shelly Desai
Cloaked Figure
Leland Orser
Test Tube
Kathleen Blanchard
Female Narrator
William Luduena
Gabriel Castillo
William Peña
Jacket Mescalito
David Perrone
US Cleric Justice
Vivicca A. Whitsett
Bitch Gang Leader (uncredited)
John Sencio
Skinhead in alley (uncredited)
Joseph B. Henry
Black Gang Member (uncredited)
Angela Torrez Parker
Hooker (uncredited)
Al Leong

Special Effects:

Available Light Limited
gunfire animation and compositing
Buena Vista Visual Effects
Larry Jolly Miniature Productions
miniature helicopter
Stirber Visual Effects Network Inc.
action minatures
The Character Shop
The Character Shop
hang glider puppies

Filming Locations: (Now With Clickable Links To Location On Google Maps)


Tech Info:

Color Info:
Color (DeLuxe)
Cinematographic Process:
Sound Mix:
the double-d symbol Dolby
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm
Film Length:
2829 m

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