Directors: Abel Ferrara
Cast: Test Tube: Steve Buscemi; Jimmy Jump: Laurence Fishburne; Thomas Flanigan: Wesley Snipes; Dennis Gilley: David Caruso; Frank White: Christopher Walken; Raye: Theresa Randle; Lance: Giancarlo Esposito; Roy Bishop: Victor Argo; Tanner: Roger Guenveur Smith; Blood: Leonard L. Thomas; King Tito: Ernest Abuba; Joey Dalesio: Paul Calderon; Jennifer: Janet Julian; Larry Wong: Joey Chin; Melanie: Carrie Nygren
Taglines: Not everyone who runs a city is elected.
Where “Scarface” left off… “King of New York” begins.
The cops tried to stop him their way…Now they’ll have to do it HIS way.
Storyline: Drug lord Frank White (Chrstiopher Walken) is released from Sing-Sing prison after serving a number of years for drug trafficking. He is reunited with his former gang, led by the murderous Jimmy Jump (Laurence Fishburne), as well as his personal female bodyguards Raye (Theresa Randle) and Melanie (Carrie Ngyen), and his lover/legal annalist Jennifer (Janet Julien). After seeing his old neighborhood more dilapidated and depressing than ever, Frank decides to do good by eliminating his competitors whom filled the void left by his incarceration, then steal their money and drugs to finance a new South Bronx hospital for the needy. But Frank’s past won’t let go of him when a group of overzealous cops, led by corrupt detective Roy Bishop (Victor Argo), frustrated at the lack of clues to nail Frank on for the current street killings, decide to take matters into their own hands.