King of New York Movie Review 1990

Information and Film Reviews for King of New York the Movie

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Drug czar Frank White (Walken), recently returned from a prison sabbatical, regains control of his New York drug empire with the aid of a loyal network of black dealers. How? Call it dangerous charisma, an inexplicable sympatico. Headquartered in Manhattan's chic Plaza hotel, he ruthlessly orchestrates the drug machine, while funneling the profits into a Bronx hospital for the poor. As inscrutable as White himself, Walken makes the drug czar's power tangible, believable, yet never fathomable.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, New York, New York
Nicholas St. John
Christopher Walken, Laurence "Larry" Fishburne, David Caruso, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet (Johnson) Julian, Joey Chin, Giancarlo Esposito, Steve Buscemi
Bojan Bazelli
Abel Ferrara
Joe Delia
Medusa, Seven Arts Pictures

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