Year of the Dragon

Synopsis: Chinatown, New York City. There has long been an unofficial agreement that the NYPD will leave the traditionally run Chinese triad alone to manage the crime issue in the neighborhood, the triad who is the face of organized crime of Chinatown. The triad also has an unofficial agreement with the Italian mafia, still seen as the major player in organized crime in the city, to be cooperative in a win-win situation in their illegal activities. However, the Chinese youth gangs are disregarding these unofficial agreements, being another violent player in the crime scene in Chinatown, they who take a stand by killing Jackie Wong, the head of the triad. To deal with the matter, the NYPD reassign Captain Stanley White from Brooklyn to Chinatown. Stanley, of Polish heritage, is not averse to slinging slurs toward his adversaries, most of those of a racial nature. This reassignment will not help the already deteriorating marriage he has to his long suffering wife, Connie. While Stanley is supposed
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Michael Cimino
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.9
Rotten Tomatoes:
56%
R
Year:
1985
134 min
308 Views


Get off, you fucking bastard. Get off.

You can't come down here.

Get the f*ck off me.

It's no raid. Keep on playing.

No problem.

I'm looking for Uncle Harry.

Not here, white devil, get out.

Where's Harry?

- Not here. maybe bank.

Hey, he's going to be back soon.

You tell Harry, l'm coming over.

Get out.

Let's play.

You let the white devil into our place?

What the--?

What's going on with you?

I'm looking for Uncle Harry.

Where's Harry Yung?

Where are you going?

- Harry in there?

Where are you going?

Thought we should all have a little

talk since we're both new at our jobs.

Why did you go

to the gambling place, huh?

We had the same arrangement over

a long period of time.

No policeman ever go to gambling club.

Foolish man. Rude. I'm going

to have to tell your superiors.

Well, it won't be the first time,

Uncle Harry.

I'm glad you guys are here.

Saves me some lung power.

This is it. I'll give it to you fast.

There's a new marshal in town.

me. New marshal means new rules.

New rules means no more street

violence. You collar the gangs.

I don't wanna see their fucking faces

unless they're serving me in a restaurant.

I don't care what you do.

Get them jobs catching cockroaches.

Get them off the streets.

- Nobody can control the gangs.

Everybody knows that.

Too big a problem.

Captain, Chinatown behind you

all the way.

In favor of what you do.

You take gang kid in the alley.

You put bag over their head.

You beat them with club.

Chinatown behind you 1 00 percent.

- one hundred percent.

Good, because l'm gonna need your help.

I'm gonna put a stop to all this

bribe-paying and extortion to gangs.

I want the help of all 60 families...

...and merchant associations.

I want you people--

Wait a minute, captain. This is

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