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The film’s budget of $7 million was the largest that John Carpenter had worked with up to that point.
Escape From New York (1981)

The film’s budget of $7 million was the largest that John Carpenter had worked with up to that point.

Escape From New York (1981)
Keith David wears gloves throughout most of the film. This is because he had broken one of his hands in a car accident and needed to cover up his cast.
The Thing (1982)

Keith David wears gloves throughout most of the film. This is because he had broken one of his hands in a car accident and needed to cover up his cast.

The Thing (1982)

According to John Carpenter and Kurt Russell in the DVD Commentary, the story was originally written as a western but Carpenter decided to set it during modern times.
Big Trouble In Little China (1986)

According to John Carpenter and Kurt Russell in the DVD Commentary, the story was originally written as a western but Carpenter decided to set it during modern times.

Big Trouble In Little China (1986)

To get the animation they wanted, the effects crew filmed the miniature model set of New York City they used for other scenes under black light with reflective tape placed along every edge of the model buildings. Only the tape is visible and appears to be a 3D wireframe animation.
Escape From New York (1981)

(Submitted by WillW)

To get the animation they wanted, the effects crew filmed the miniature model set of New York City they used for other scenes under black light with reflective tape placed along every edge of the model buildings. Only the tape is visible and appears to be a 3D wireframe animation.

Escape From New York (1981)
(Submitted by WillW)
To give the illusion of icy Antarctic conditions, interior sets on the Los Angeles sound stages were refrigerated down to 40 F while it was well over 100 F outside.
The Thing (1982)

To give the illusion of icy Antarctic conditions, interior sets on the Los Angeles sound stages were refrigerated down to 40 F while it was well over 100 F outside.

The Thing (1982)

The only scene actually filmed in New York was the opening dolly shot, which follows a character past the Statue of Liberty.
Escape From New York (1981)

The only scene actually filmed in New York was the opening dolly shot, which follows a character past the Statue of Liberty.

Escape From New York (1981)
Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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