King of New York 1990

Critics score:
71 / 100

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Janet Maslin, New York Times: [Ferrara] works unapologetically in B-movie territory, but does it with A-movie style. Read more

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Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Walken is one of the few undeniably charismatic male villains of recent years; he can generate a snakelike charm that makes his worst characters the most memorable, and here he operates on pure style. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: A film which, despite splendid location work, lurches sloppily and messily from kill to kill, orgy to orgy, coke to crack, cliche to cliche. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Complementing Walken's bravura turn are equally flamboyant performances by David Caruso as the young Irish cop out to destroy Walken, and Larry Fishburne as Walken's slightly crazy aide-de-camp. Read more

Hal Hinson, Washington Post: A hepped-up film about drugs that plays as if the filmmakers themselves kept a healthy supply of the stuff at hand. Read more