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King of New York (1990)

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Starring (View all)
Christopher Walken Christopher Walken
Frank White
David Caruso David Caruso
Dennis Gilley
Laurence Fishburne Laurence Fishburne
Jimmy Jump
Victor Argo Victor Argo
Roy Bishop
Wesley Snipes Wesley Snipes
Thomas Flanigan
Janet Julian Janet Julian
Jennifer
Paul Calderon Paul Calderon
Joey Dalesio


Written by
Nicholas St. John Nicholas St. John
(written by)


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Awful

17 years, 3 months ago at Feb 20 7:52
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Abel Ferrara is no Martin Scorsese, let that be known first. The long drawn out scenes a la Goodfellas serve no purpose leaving me to honestly describe this film as one of the worst gangster movies I have ever seen.

A good movie

8 years, 6 months ago at Nov 11 14:37
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Back in the 90's, I was a huge fan of Abel Ferrara's work and, back then, I spent a lot of time tracking down his movies. Indeed, Ferrara has never been an easy director but I always found his movies really mesmerizing. However, all the movies he directed during the last 10-15 years were more alienating than fascinating to watch which is just too bad. Anyway, coming back to our main feature, it wa... read more
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A drug kingpin is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.
Release date: 5 January 1991
UPC: 012236114314
Tags: Drama (9), Crime (9), Gangster (8), Action (5), Drugs (4), Revenge (4), Murder (4), Prison (4), Car Chase (4), 1990s (4), Government (3), Thriller (3), Italian (3), 1990 (3), Theatre (3), Funeral (3), New York City (3), Robbery (3), Execution (3), Dancing (2)
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" After completing a lengthy prison sentence, one-time drug kingpin Frank White returns to New York intent on reestablishing his empire and making things as they were before he left. Others of course have taken over the business during his absence but that clearly isn't going to stop White. While he is gunning down the opposition, he decides he's going to give away the money he'll make to modernize the hospital in his old neighborhood. Drug dealers aren't the only thing he has to worry abou"


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" "From now on, nothing goes down unless I'm involved. No blackjack no dope deals, no nothing. A nickel bag gets sold in the park, I want in. You guys got fat while everybody starved on the street. Now it's my turn." Directed by Abel Ferrara Written by Nicholas St. John Music by Joe Delia Cinematography by Bojan Bazelli Editing by Anthony Redman"


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" Date: 2/23/2021 Viewed: 4K UHD Re-watch Note: I always have been a big fan of this movie ever since I first saw it back when I was in High School. I just got my 4K UHD copy from Arrow Video and I had to watch this movie ASAP. King of New York is still a fantastic movie and I honestly like it more than Goodfellas when it comes to gangster movies from the 1990s in my opinion. I love the story and the atmosphere that this movie has. I always love Abel Ferrara's portrayal of New York City by h"


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