Prince of the City (1981)

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  • Prince of the City Original

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Crime, drama. The cops from the Special Investigative Unit are known as Princes of the City. One of them, Danny Ciello, and his squad bust a group of Colombian drug lords and net themselves a clean $48,000 on the side. When Ciello is called in for questioning by the Chase Commission investigating police corruption, the seeds of doubt and guilt lead him into a dangerous game of truth and lies as he begins to inform on his colleagues.

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