New Jack City
Where survival depends on friends, trust and power…An organized crime family out to run this city is up against cops who know its streets. Nino Brown is an American success story, an entrepreneur who's found the ultimate cash crop: crack.
Nino thinks he's untouchable but he's wrong: a handful of street-smart cops are determined t to bring him down.
- " Whilst not as analytical about the debate on drugs like Soderbergh's Traffic, there is much to think about and take from a still-enjoyable movie. " – John Higgins
- " A cynical director, Van Peebles has style to burn, but his work is too flashy to make sense. This is a gangster-thriller about crack trade in Harlem done as a moralistic melodrama with kinky violence. " – Emanuel Levy
- " Violent and very engaging. " – Ian Nathan