King of New York

King of New York (1990)

Not everyone who runs a city is elected.

  • Genre: Thriller, Crime
  • Release Date: 1990-07-18
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 616 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Reteitalia
  • Production Country: Italy
  • Director: Abel Ferrara
star 6.7/10
From 616 Ratings


A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.

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  • Christopher Walken

    as Frank White
  • David Caruso

    as Dennis Gilley
  • Laurence Fishburne

    as Jimmy Jump
  • Victor Argo

    as Roy Bishop
  • Wesley Snipes

    as Thomas Flanigan
  • Janet Julian

    as Jennifer
  • Joey Chin

    as Larry Wong
  • Giancarlo Esposito

    as Lance
  • Paul Calderon

    as Joey Dalesio
  • Steve Buscemi

    as Test Tube
  • Theresa Randle

    as Raye
  • Leonard L. Thomas

    as Blood
  • Roger Guenveur Smith

    as Tanner
  • Carrie Nygren

    as Melanie
  • Ernest Abuba

    as King Tito
  • Frank Adonis

    as Paul Calgari
  • Vanessa Angel

    as British Female
  • Frank Aquilino

    as Card Player
  • David Batiste

    as Walter - Chicken Hut
  • Michael Battin

    as Taxi Driver
  • Frankie Cee

    as Johnny Chick
  • Lia Chang

    as Gang Member
  • Endira

    as Flanigan's Child
  • Erica Gimpel

    as Dr. Shute
  • Frank Gio

    as Arty Clay
  • Jack Goode Jr.

    as Palladium Patron
  • Lance Guecia

    as Musta
  • Michael Guess

    as Carter
  • Freddy Howard

    as Emilio El Zapo
  • Nancy Hunter

    as Millie
  • Jay Julien

    as Abraham Cott
  • Susannah Julien

    as Palladium Patron
  • Robert LaSardo

    as Italian Guard
  • Phoebe Legere

    as Bordello Woman
  • James Lorinz

    as Tip Connoly
  • Gary Landon Mills

    as Chilly
  • Gerard Murphy

    as Mulligan
  • Anthony Padilla

    as Flanigan's Child
  • George Lawrence Perry

    as Cop
  • Harold Perrineau

    as Thug Leader
  • Marty Pesci

    as Palladium Patron
  • Peter Richardson

    as Emperor Jones
  • Alonna Shaw

    as Kathleen Mulligan
  • Wendell Sweda

    as Man at Breakfast Table
  • Freddie Jackson

    as Freddie Jackson
  • Ariane

    as Ariane
  • Pete Hamill

    as Pete Hamill
  • Sari Chang

    as Reporter
  • Carlos Lauchu

    as Undercover Cop (uncredited)
  • Mark Monto

    as Cop (uncredited)
  • John Reidy

    as Police Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Dhonna Harris Goodale

    as Gangsta Moll (uncredited)
  • Phil Nelson

    as NYPD Detective (uncredited)
Editing Anthony Redman Editor
Production Augusto Caminito Producer
Production Mary Kane Producer
Sound Joe Delia Original Music Composer
Directing Abel Ferrara Director
Writing Nicholas St. John Author
Camera Bojan Bazelli Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Ron Abrams Key Hair Stylist
Art Stephanie Ziemer Art Direction
Sound Drew Kunin Sound Mixer
Sound Paul P. Soucek Sound Effects Editor
Sound Greg Sheldon Supervising Sound Editor
Art Alex Tavoularis Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Carol Ramsey Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Carla White Key Makeup Artist
Art Sonja Roth Set Decoration
Writing Nicholas St. John Writer