Prince of the City
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The rightful heir to a powerful Malaysian business empire seeks revenge against the jealous brother who framed him for murder. Malaysian billionaire Jaggoi Sibuyan always favored his adopted son Prince Amara over his biological son Putra Sibuyan. When Jaggoi dies and names Prince as his successor, bitter Putra sets his brother up to take the fall for a murder he didn't commit. As a result, Prince is banished from Malaysia. Later, in France, Prince makes the acquaintance of Ben Carlton, a ruthless gangster with big ambitions. Years back, Ben had gotten turned down by Prince's father… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of Sidney Lumet's most complex and detailed New York City dramas about the dark, dirty side of police work, boasting a splendid performance from Treat Williams in the lead."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"While there is still much to like in the's a long, winding haul to the finish."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Prince of the City features a whole variety of different acting talents, each of them shining in small, but effective roles."
‑ Dragan Antulov,
"Directs another Serpico, but with improvements."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Treat Williams courageously fights police corruption."
‑ Steve Crum,
"The movie that should've turned Treat Williams into a huge star. This is one of Sidney Lumet's finest hours."
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"One of 1980's most value-laden and riveting films offers a compelling portrait of crime and punishment and all the stops in between."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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