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?
Director Abel Ferrara and screenwriter Nicholas St. John worked on the screenplay for 5 years. There was very little improvisation on the set. 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
What can we expect from the "reformed" Frank White?
I'm gonna run for mayor!
Referenced in We Own the Night
Written by Lavaba / T. Lewis
Performed by Party Posse
Courtesy of Jive Records
Published by Zomba Enterprises Inc. ASCAP/Willesden Music Inc. BMI See more