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Mar 11, 2021

In 2012, the French sci-fi action film Lockout asked the question: what if Luc Besson ripped off John Carpenter’s Escape from New York? When a convicted ex-soldier is asked to infiltrate a floating maximum-security prison to rescue a member of the First Family in order to receive a pardon, hijinks ensue. Starring Guy Pearce as Snake - er, um, “Snow,” - Lockout was panned by critics as “Escape from N.Y./L.A. in space” and barely made back its $20 million dollar budget. Carpenter then sued for plagiarism, and a French court ruled that Besson’s company EuropaCorp had to pay $502,000 in damages. But after a year of lockdown, does Lockout’s punishment still fit the crime?

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