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Did Napoleon Wilson "reappear" as Snake Plissken?

Plissken is referred to by Carpenter as a descendant of Wilson but I think this is meant more in character refinement or spiritual descendant terms rather than actual ancestry...but it's not ...
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What did the prisoners in “Escape From New York” eat?

They are fed by the Government. This is a maximum security prison (albeit a very large one) and there is reference in the script to "food drops" PILOT - We have a visual sighting on it. It's a ...
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Why did Snake Plissken do this?

This is because despite being a Veteran with 2 Purple Hearts Snake believes he was betrayed by the United States government Some time later, he turned to a life of crime due to the perceived ...
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Was the development of Lockout influenced by Escape from New York?

You are totally right in thinking that there are similarities between the two films. Lockout was very influenced by the Escape From movies and this was proven. The director of the Escape From films, ...
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