After completing a lengthy prison sentence, one-time drug kingpin Frank White returns to New York intent on reestablishing his empire and making things as they were before he left. Others of course have taken over the business during his absence but that clearly isn't going to stop White. While he is gunning down the opposition, he decides he's going to give away the money he'll make to modernize the hospital in his old neighborhood. Drug dealers aren't the only thing he has to worry about however: a group of rogue cops decide they are going to take him down. Written by
Not everyone who runs a city is elected.
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Did You Know?
Lucille M. Oliver
, who plays Frank's hostage on the subway, had never acted before. Walken prepared her for the scene by telling her "I'm going to do something awful to you, but I will not hurt you." See more
In the subway scene where Frank is making out with his attorney, he lifts the back of her jacket revealing a wireless microphone pack attached to her skirt. See more
From now on, nothing goes down unless I'm involved. No blackjack no dope deals, no nothing. A nickel bag gets sold in the park, I want in. You guys got fat while everybody starved on the street. Now it's my turn.
Words & Music / Joe Delia
(as Delia) - Nicholas St. John
(as St. John)
Slymoon Pub. Co. BMI
Performed by Freddie Jackson
(c) 1989 See more