They Live is an action horror film from John Carpenter in which a drifer finds out a large percentage of the American population who hold power are actually aliens, and that all written text really say subliminal messages such as “OBEY” or “STAY ASLEEP”. Best done in groups. Recommended you make an “OBEY” picket sign.
In Big Trouble in Little China, Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) is a truck driver who must help rescue his friend’s fiancee, who’s been kidnapped by a Chinese street gang called the Lords of Death. Entering the mysterious underworld of Chinatown, he soon faces off against a powerful sorcerer named David Lo Pan.
In Escape from New York, Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) is an ex-soldier given 24 hours to rescue the President from Manhattan, which has been converted to a maximum security prison. If he’s successful, he gets a presidential pardon. If not, the explosives that have been implanted in his body will be detonated.