Escape From L.A. > Credits and Details
Directed by
John Carpenter John Carpenter
Written by
John Carpenter John Carpenter
Nick Castle Nick Castle
Debra Hill Debra Hill
Kurt Russell Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell Kurt Russell ... Snake Plissken
Steve Buscemi Steve Buscemi ... Map to the Stars Eddie
Peter Fonda Peter Fonda ... Pipeline
Cliff Robertson Cliff Robertson ... President
Valeria Golino Valeria Golino ... Taslima
Stacy Keach Stacy Keach ... Cmdr. Malloy
Pam Grier Pam Grier ... Hershe Las Palmas
Bruce Campbell Bruce Campbell ... Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
Georges Corraface Georges Corraface ... Cuervo Jones (as George Corraface)
Michelle Forbes Michelle Forbes ... Brazen
A.J. Langer A.J. Langer ... Utopia
Ina Romeo Ina Romeo ... Hooker
Peter Jason Peter Jason ... Duty Sergeant
Jordan Baker Jordan Baker ... Police Anchor
Caroleen Feeney Caroleen Feeney ... Woman on Freeway
Paul Bartel Paul Bartel ... Congressman
Tom McNulty Tom McNulty ... Officer
Jeff Imada Jeff Imada ... Saigon Shadow
Breckin Meyer Breckin Meyer ... Surfer
Robert Carradine Robert Carradine ... Skinhead
Shelly Desai Shelly Desai ... Cloaked Figure
Leland Orser Leland Orser ... Test Tube
Kathleen Blanchard Kathleen Blanchard ... Female Narrator (voice)
William Luduena William Luduena ... Mescalito
Gabriel Castillo Gabriel Castillo ... Mescalito
William Peña William Peña ... Jacket Mescalito
David Perrone David Perrone ... US Cleric Justice
Uncredited Cast
Greg Anthony Greg Anthony ... Armed Street Thug
Julien Cesario Julien Cesario ... Mescalito
Bojesse Christopher Bojesse Christopher ... Surfer
Nick Danger Nick Danger ... Himself
Mike Dawson Mike Dawson ... Gang Member
Michele Edison Michele Edison ... Hooker
Brian Freifield Brian Freifield ... Hanging Victim
Isaac Hayes Isaac Hayes ... Guard at Basketball Court (unconfirmed)
Joseph B. Henry Joseph B. Henry ... Black Gang Member
John Koyama John Koyama ... Hershe Gang Member
Leo Lee Leo Lee ... Hershe Gang Member
Al Leong Al Leong ... Hershe Gang Member
James Lew James Lew ... Hershe Gang Member
Curtis Newman Curtis Newman ... Armed Street Thug (archive footage)
Deirdre O'Brien Deirdre O'Brien ... Punker Girl
Angela Torrez Parker Angela Torrez Parker ... Hooker
Stuart Quan Stuart Quan ... Hershe Gang Member
Thomas Rosales Jr. Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Gang Member
Wyatt Russell Wyatt Russell ... Orphan Boy
Antony Sauvé Antony Sauvé ... Mescalito
John Sencio John Sencio ... Skinhead in Alley
Aiden Starr Aiden Starr ... Surgeon General Nurse
Johnny Torres Johnny Torres ... Mescalito
Vivicca A. Whitsett Vivicca A. Whitsett ... Bitch Gang Leader
Produced by
Debra Hill Debra Hill
Kurt Russell Kurt Russell
Original Music by
John Carpenter John Carpenter
Shirley Walker Shirley Walker
Additional Info
Premiere: August 09, 1996
DVD Release: December 15, 1998
Blu-ray Release: May 04, 2010
Country: USA
Distributor: Paramount Studios
Websites: IMDb Wikipedia
Production Companies
Paramount Pictures
Rysher Entertainment
Paramount Pictures
  (1996) (USA) (theatrical)
Paramount Pictures
  (1996) (USA) (VHS) (pan and scan)
American Broadcasting Company (ABC)
  (2001) (USA) (TV)
Paramount Home Entertainment
  (2010) (USA) (Blu-ray)
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