Escape from New York vs Lockout – Blockbuster Buster

ERod pits two films against one another who had a real life feud.

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Shinigami
Guest

Is anyone surprised that Escape from New York won this one? I mean we are talking about classic movie vs imitator.

80sQueen
Guest

No, and I hope no one else was. I’m only surprised he gave the other movie the points he did. I mean, it wasn’t a completely terrible movie, but it was a lot less memorable than Escape from New York.

JavaJoe
Guest

Oh please. Without even seeing the video I knew it was going to be “Escape From New York”. It’s a classic and cemented Kurt Russell as a bona fide action star. Besides the character of Snake Plissken is himself a total badass. Guy Pearce as Snow? Not so much.

Rezro
Guest

First of all “classic” mean that it come out with some cliche first and as such it isn’t cliched. That is protection term for movies with impact on industry what aged and may not look so impressive in future even if they were in the past.

Also there are better copies then original even including unofficial ones.. that isn’t even uncommon thing in age when almost everything is a remake. Still despite low budget Escape is superior in almost all things then cheap not only in budget knockoff.

Malidictus
Guest

Before I even watch the video, I’m guessing Lockout gets busted. I’m not sure why that piece of shit was even considered a contender. Escape from New York is a legitimately good if somewhat corny movie. Lockout is… Just… BAD!

Now to actually watch the video 🙂

happymel
Guest

I’ve never seen Escape from New York. I have seen Lockout but I remember nothing about it so I don’t have much to say. LOL.

Molly Piper
Guest

Eh, I liked Maggie Grace once the breakout started, and I confess to love Lockout. I’m not surprised that it lost, but I still love it.

simpsonofan
Guest

Seriously? Is that even needed? I haven’t watched the video yet, but I’m 100% sure that Escape from NY won this one.

Rezro
Guest

I guess he wanted bring good points of Lockout even if fight was only symbolical.

darkwynd
Guest

Hum, that’s not Solid Snake, but Big Boss. Although the former is a clone of the latter.

MavenCree
Guest

It would’ve been more balanced if you’d used Escape from LA.

Trencher
Guest

Just end the thread right here nobody going to beat that comment.

sunnyl
Guest

So… Arkham City was a rip-off of a bad 80s movie… interesting.

NostalgiaManiac
Guest

“Bad 80’s movie”

Say what?

sunnyl
Guest

Meant that as a genre rather than a criticism. Couldn’t think of a better term to describe classic 80s action.

sunnyl
Guest

Great episode.
Still wish you’d bust The Seeker, Legends of Earthsea and The Hobbit trilogy.
Heck you could do a cross-over with The Dom.

I do have to watch Escape from NY now, and re-watch Escape from LA.

The Cudster
Guest

the way he pronounced stormare got a pretty good laugh out of me. like MikeJ trying to say tacos.

Trencher
Guest

Did I watch a different lockdown or something?
Because the one I watched had one cool fight in the beginning then some people ran around and the movie made a point of having no real action scenes at after that point. Just a stupid mess with a weak hero, dull villains and lame setting and cgi. To even mention that dud in the same sentence as Escape from New York is an insult to the genre of film.

Snorgatch Pandalume
Guest

So Luc Besson got sued for plagiarizing someone? Why am I not surprised? He was also sued by French comic book artist Moebius, who claimed Besson’s film The Fifth Element lifted ideas from Moebius’s illustrated fantasy The Incal, which was published in Heavy Metal magazine and subsequently adapted as the “Harry Canyon” segment of the Heavy Metal movie. True, Moebius’s lawsuit was unsuccessful, but it does make it look like Besson has a pattern of ripping off other people’s work.

Lurlock
Guest

Which just goes to show – if you’re gonna rip off something, pick something obscure that nobody’s ever heard of. Don’t pick a timeless classic. John Carpenter did that himself when he remade The Thing. (Of course he at least didn’t pretend it was original.)

Snorgatch Pandalume
Guest

Plus the previous version was itself based on John W. Campbell’s novella “Who Goes There?”, and Carpenter’s version was much closer to the original story.

Elven Warlock
Guest

It would have been a bigger win for Escape if you’d had a category for music.

YellowJello
Guest

It still bothers me that you mispronounce what seems like 50% of your words.

vandal_01
Guest

Please do Three Amigos vs Galaxy Quest both movies are equally loved so it’ll be interesting to see which one you would bust.

MaryTreble
Guest

Erod, try “The Prestige” vs. “The Illusionist”

BB Shockwave
Guest

Yeah, not surprised, always suspected that the Metal Gear “Snake” was copied from Snake Plissken. The one eye, the unkempt beard, the mannersisms are all there.

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