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CastSteve Buscemi, Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Victor Argo, Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes
DirectorAbel Ferrara
Genre:  Action, Drama, Adventure
Release Date:  1990
MPAA Rating:  R
Screen WriterNicholas St. John
Runtime:  103 minutes
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Quick Tip by . November 28, 2011
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A finer, odd-ball, violent crime drama I've yet to see. King of New York, the rise ands fall of Frank White (Christopher Walken), a quiet psycho just released from prison who just wants to built a hospital in the South Bronx, is mesmerizing in it's corrupted morality. Even the cops are as bad as some of Frank's gang, and that's saying a lot.      Cocaine is the currency of choice, and we see plenty of it -- in piles, in bags, in casks, in lines and in noses. The …
review by . May 06, 2009
King of New York was Abel Ferrara's return to the his favorite style of film making (the urban street drama). Over the years this movie has achieved a cult status that one would have never imagined. During it's initial release on video, this film was a word-of-mouth hit. I remembered watching this in high school. Although the movie was never a major box office hit, film found an audience when it was released on tape. But the movie's popularity grew even more when rappers made numerous of references …
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