NOT EVERYONE WHO RUNS A CITY IS ELECTED.

Arguably maverick filmmaker Abel Ferrera’s most accessible and explosive film, King of New York’s status as an urban gangster classic is cemented by a magnetic, career-best central performance by Christopher Walken, as well as riveting support from Laurence Fishburne, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Steve Buscemi and David Caruso.

After years inside, drug lord Frank White (Walken) is fresh out of jail and back on the streets of New York City. Seeing himself as half Scarface, half Robin Hood, Frank and his enforcers brutally take back control of the city, turf by turf – with starry dreams of using the millions to benefit the community and save a local hospital. Before Frank can fulfil his ruthless lust for power, though, he’s got to get past the crooked cops determined to take him down, and the criminal competition that won’t bend to his will.

Still just as relevant and incendiary now as it was three decades ago, King of New York returns with guns blazing in this definitive special edition, including a new director-approved 4K restoration.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

  • New 4K restoration from the original negative by Arrow Films, approved by director Abel Ferrera and cinematographer Bojan Bazelli
  • Standard Definition DVD (PAL) presentation
  • Dolby Digital original stereo audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary by director Abel Ferrera
  • Audio commentary with composer Joe Delia, producer Mary Kane, casting director Randy Sabusawa and editor Anthony Redman
  • Interview with director Abel Ferrera
  • A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrera, a documentary looking back at the director’s career, including interviews with his key collaborators
  • Original theatrical trailers and TV spots
  • Image gallery
  • Reversible sleeve featuring newly commissioned artwork by Tracie Ching
Certificate:
18
Actor:
Christopher Walken

David Caruso

Laurence Fishburne
Director:
Abel Ferrara
Region:
2
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
English
Subtitle Languages:

English SDH

Run Time:
103 mins approx
studio:
Arrow Video
Theatrical Release Year:
1990

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NOT EVERYONE WHO RUNS A CITY IS ELECTED.

Arguably maverick filmmaker Abel Ferrera’s most accessible and explosive film, King of New York’s status as an urban gangster classic is cemented by a magnetic, career-best central performance by Christopher Walken, as well as riveting support from Laurence Fishburne, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Steve Buscemi and David Caruso.

After years inside, drug lord Frank White (Walken) is fresh out of jail and back on the streets of New York City. Seeing himself as half Scarface, half Robin Hood, Frank and his enforcers brutally take back control of the city, turf by turf – with starry dreams of using the millions to benefit the community and save a local hospital. Before Frank can fulfil his ruthless lust for power, though, he’s got to get past the crooked cops determined to take him down, and the criminal competition that won’t bend to his will.

Still just as relevant and incendiary now as it was three decades ago, King of New York returns with guns blazing in this definitive special edition, including a new director-approved 4K restoration.

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

  • New 4K restoration from the original negative by Arrow Films, approved by director Abel Ferrera and cinematographer Bojan Bazelli
  • Standard Definition DVD (PAL) presentation
  • Dolby Digital original stereo audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary by director Abel Ferrera
  • Audio commentary with composer Joe Delia, producer Mary Kane, casting director Randy Sabusawa and editor Anthony Redman
  • Interview with director Abel Ferrera
  • A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrera, a documentary looking back at the director’s career, including interviews with his key collaborators
  • Original theatrical trailers and TV spots
  • Image gallery
  • Reversible sleeve featuring newly commissioned artwork by Tracie Ching
Certificate:
18
Actor:
Christopher Walken

David Caruso

Laurence Fishburne
Director:
Abel Ferrara
Region:
2
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
English
Subtitle Languages:

English SDH

Run Time:
103 mins approx
studio:
Arrow Video
Theatrical Release Year:
1990
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