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Did Luc Besson’s “Lockout” Plagiarize “Escape From New York”? French Court Says So

An article at The Guardian contains a recap of one of the most interesting legal rulings we’ve heard in the movie biz. Director John Carpenter sued director Luc Besson’s Europacorp production company, claiming that Besson’s 2012 film Lockout plagiarized Carpenter’s 1981 cult classic Escape From New York—and Carpenter won. RELATED: 5th Element Director Besson Returns […]