The Drug King
Lee Nguyen directed “The Drug King” The Drug King is a breathtaking film. ดูซีรีย์จีน It stars Kim Sung-Gyung, who plays David Storey, a crack addict who turns into the local drug kingpin. The film tells of Storey’s rise and fall who ruled the drug industry in the latter part of the 1980s. It’s one of the best films of the year and demonstrates how media can sensationalize stories before they’ve been thoroughly investigated. Because you’ll be involved, I recommend watching the film with a buddy.
The film begins in the year 1980, when the US government launches an investigation into the increase of drug use across the nation. Two undercover cops, Det. Kim and Capt. Sam are assigned to the case. They soon learn that the kingpins are extremely organised method of working.
Soon, they find out that Cho Soon, a drug lord, has a hidden meeting spot that he uses for distributing huge quantities of heroin and cocaine across the country. Cho Soon, the drug lord, promises that he will stop the drugs from being introduced to the American market. However, when the US government snatches drugs from the South Korean consulate, the authorities investigate the incident. The drug kingpin and his accomplices were detained, and the authorities left it up to the police to track down the drug lord.
After the bust, the cops find the drug king and then take them to prison. The film skips ahead 11 years, and the South Korean president comes to visit Korea. They soon become close and fall in love. They intend to liberate North Korea from communism, but when they reach the country, they discover that the drug lord has already escaped. They now have to work together to end the war on drugs for good.
When the film ends the action shifts to New York City, where the two police officers are put on trial for the task of removing the drug king. Lee Do-Hui plays the main character, Kim Kwon-soo, better known as Kimbo who was played by Kwak Dieng. Two cops talk on the phone, and the film shows them pursuing the drug lord in an enormous nightclub. They arrive just enough to save the president from a bullet. The police department, impressed by their efforts, gives the bail to join the investigation into the location of the drug lord.
The next day, the two cops get a visit from an Yakuza boss, Tong Soo. He threatens to kill Kim should they fail to bring him the drugs in exchange for information about the presidential candidate. Kim is scared , but is forced to take a decision and orders the police to bring him to Kuk Sa Tong nightclub. There he meets Tong Soo, who threatens to murder Kim if they do not bring the drugs. If the demands are fulfilled, they will give him ten millions dollars. Kim is terrified by the possibility of his life being spared , and accepts Tong’s demands.
Kim and Tong arrive at the airport to pick Kimbo up a few days later. But Park Chul-sik catches them, an south Korean national who is known as a fraudster. He pretends to be President Chun Doo, and he swindles the Chinese people. Then, he escapes to Hong Kong, but not before giving the president a severely swelling face. With the help of Tong Soo, Kim and Kimbo go to Hong Kong to deliver the money. They soon become enemies, though, and they try to run off with the drugs. Chow assists them in escaping the airport with the drugs.
Kim and Tong return to Hong Kong a year later to defend their honor against Park’s army of martial arts expert soldiers. Park was once again a traitor to them and plans to use their newfound friendship to expand his drug empire. Now, Kim must use his master Tong Soo to defeat the enemy and free the streets of Hong Kong from the clutches of Park and his lackeys. Kim’s childhood friend Lee Doo SAM is now the real enemy. Although Sam is an athlete at first, he soon is drawn to Park’s daughter. The movie is very entertaining , with some fantastic fight scenes as well as a few well-timed comedy scene. It’s a well-written film that offers a lot of entertainment worth the price.