Movie Poster Monday 2: ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

Film on Paper presents … the movie poster for ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK.

Director: John Carpenter
Genre(s) of Film: Action | Sci-Fi
Origin of Poster: USA
Year of Poster: 1981
Designer: Seiniger Advertising
Artist: Barry E. Jackson

Signalnoise in association with Film on Paper brings you Movie Poster Monday. We will be showcasing a movie poster to start every week, so be sure to check out future posts for some great art from cinema’s past.


  1. The name’s Plissken!

  2. Nice. The foreign posters for Escape are pretty choice as well, though I really dig the simplicity of paperback cover’s design:

  3. Epic poster for an epic film! The look for the character of Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid games I believe.

    Shame about the sequel ‘Escape to LA’ though… can never get that awful surfing scene out of my head.

  4. Matt Reid

    This is great. Jeremy, that cover looks a lot like the Serpico paperback:

  5. This needs to be followed by Big Trouble In Little China, because Jack Burton told you so.

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