In New York, crime gets done Frank's way - or it doesn't get done at all. Recently freed from prison, Frank White (Walken) hooks up with his old crew to challenge his fellow drug lords. Each bloody battle aims at a piece of the high-priced action where being at the top of the chain can mean the difference between life and death. Unable to keep him behind bars, the cops declare war on him. Frank's answer-put a contract out on the cops. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken stars in this mesmerizing, ultra-violent street drama of a city on the edge. Larry Fishburne, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes and Giancarlo Esposito also star in director Abel Ferrara's (Bad Lieutenant, Dangerous Game) riveting and horrifyingly realistic story of one man who takes the city beyond its limits.

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King of New York (1990)

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Action/Drama/Crime · 1h 43m · 9/28/1990

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Where "Scarface" left off... "King of New York" begins.

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In New York, crime gets done Frank's way - or it doesn't get done at all. Recently freed from prison, Frank White (Walken) hooks up with his old crew to challenge his fellow drug lords. Each bloody battle aims at a piece of the high-priced action where being at the top of the chain can mean the difference between life and death. Unable to keep him behind bars, the cops declare war on him. Frank's answer-put a contract out on the cops. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken stars in this mesmerizing, ultra-violent street drama of a city on the edge. Larry Fishburne, David Caruso, Wesley Snipes and Giancarlo Esposito also star in director Abel Ferrara's (Bad Lieutenant, Dangerous Game) riveting and horrifyingly realistic story of one man who takes the city beyond its limits.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

Italy, United States, United Kingdom

Production Companies

Reteitalia, Scena International, Caminito, The Rank Organisation

Revenue

$2,554,476
Part Of
Cast
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Christopher Walken

Frank White
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David Caruso

Dennis Gilley
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Laurence Fishburne

Jimmy Jump (as Larry Fishburne)
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Victor Argo

Roy Bishop
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Wesley Snipes

Thomas Flanigan
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Janet Julian

Jennifer
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Joey Chin

Larry Wong
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Giancarlo Esposito

Lance
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Paul Calderon

Joey Dalesio
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Steve Buscemi

Test Tube
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Theresa Randle

Raye
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Leonard L. Thomas

Blood (as Leonard Lee Thomas)
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Roger Guenveur Smith

Tanner (as Roger Smith)
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Carrie Nygren

Melanie
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Ernest Abuba

King Tito
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Frank Adonis

Paul Calgari
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Vanessa Angel

British Female
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Frank Aquilino

Card Player (as Butchie Aquilino)
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David Batiste

Waiter - Chicken Hut
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Michael Battin

Taxi Driver
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Frankie Cee

Johnny Chick
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Lia Chang

Gangmember (as Kim Lia Chang)
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Endira

Flanigan's Child
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Erica Gimpel

Dr. Shute
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Frank Gio

Arty Clay
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Jack Goode Jr.

Palladium Patron
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Lance Guecia

Musta
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Michael Guess

Carter
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Freddy Howard

Emilio El Zapo
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Nancy Hunter

Millie
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Jay Julien

Abraham Cott
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Susannah Julien

Palladium Patron
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Robert LaSardo

Italian Guard (as Robert Lasardo)
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Phoebe Legere

Bordello Woman
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James Lorinz

Tip Connoly
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Gary Landon Mills

Chilly
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Gerard Murphy

Mulligan (as Gerald Murphy)
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Anthony Padilla

Flanigan's Child
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Harold Perrineau

Thug Leader
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George Lawrence Perry

Cop
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Marty Pesci

Palladium Patron
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Peter Richardson

Emperor Jones
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Alonna Shaw

Kathleen Mulligan (as Lonnie Shaw)
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Wendell Sweda

Man at Breakfast Table
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Freddie Jackson

Self
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Ariane

Ariane
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Pete Hamill

Pete Hamill
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Sari Chang

Reporter
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Joe Delia

Harlem Ballroom Band Member (uncredited)
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Tony Garnier

Harlem Ballroom Band Member (uncredited)
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George Gerard

Theatre Goer (uncredited)
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Dhonna Harris Goodale

Gangsta Moll (uncredited)
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David Hummel

Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Laszlo Klima

Hotel Manager (uncredited)
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Carlos Lauchu

Undercover Cop (uncredited)
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Mark Monto

Cop (uncredited)
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Phil Neilson

NYPD Detective (uncredited)
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Lucille M. Oliver

Subway Hostage (uncredited)
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David Proval

Card game player (uncredited)
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Anthony Redman

Harlem Ballroom Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
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John Reidy

Police Sergeant (uncredited)
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Matthew Shields

Boyfriend at Club (uncredited)
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Abe Speller

Harlem Ballroom Band Member (uncredited)
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Timothy Stickney

Cop (uncredited)
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Zenon Zeleniuch

Party guest (uncredited)
Crew
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Nicholas St. John

Writer
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Abel Ferrara

Director
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Disc Releases
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King of New York

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4/20/2004

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10/23/2007

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9/9/2014

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King of New York

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/14/2001

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King of New York

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

10/3/2007

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King Of New York

(DVD)

9/14/2004

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King of New York

(DVD)

10/24/2006

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King of New York

(DVD)

8/15/2000

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