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Escape from New York

Directed by John Carpenter

Kurt Russell is the eye patch-wearing action hero Snake Plissken, a hardened criminal charged with rescuing the President from Manhattan

They Live

Directed by John Carpenter

John Carpenter—absolutely a master filmmaker by 1988, with such key films as Assault on Precinct 13, Escape from New York,