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King Of New York (2004, original release: 1990)

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Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2004], c1990
Edition:  Special ed
Description:  2 videodiscs (ca. 106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6308334626,
Language:  English

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Originally released as a motion picture in 1990

Special features: all new audio commentaries and on-camera interviews; "New York 1990" documentary: a look a gangster film and gangsta rap influences on the movie; "The search for Abel Ferrara" documentary: a portrait of the film's enigmatic director, Abel Ferrara; TV spots; Schooly D music video; theatrical trailer

Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Larry Fishburne, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet Julian, Joey Chin, Gaincarlo Esposito, Paul Calderon

Chronicles the downfall of New York drug kingpin Frank White. Frank is a criminal driven by personal demons and an idiosyncratic sesnse of social justice. Having grown rich via his illegal exploits, Frank decides to give back to the city by building a multi-milion dollar hospital in an impoverished neighborhood. He attempts this by joining forces with a Chinatown gangster which, in turn, enrages the local - and very racist - Mafia. Meanwhile, Frank has a hotheaded cop on his back who will do anything to bring him down

MPAA rating: R

DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (1.85:1) presentations; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround

English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

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Organized crime -- Drama -- New York (State) -- New York
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Action and adventure films
Feature films
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Additional Credits:
Caminito, Augusto, 1939-
Kane, Mary
St. John, Nicholas
Ferrara, Abel, 1951-
Walken, Christopher, 1943-
Caruso, David, 1956-
Fishburne, Larry
Argo, Victor
Snipes, Wesley
Julian, Janet, 1959-
Chin, Joey
Esposito, Giancarlo
Calderon, Paul
Bazelli, Bojan
Redman, Anthony
Delia, Joe
Ramsey, Carol
Tavoularis, Alex
Reteitalia (Firm)
Scena International (Firm)
Rank Organisation
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)

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