Lee Nguyen directed “The Drug King” The Drug King is a breathtaking film. The film stars Kim Sung-Gyung who plays David Storey, a crack addict who turns into the local drug kingpin. The film chronicles the rise and fall of Storey who ruled the drug industry in the late 80s. It’s one of the best films of the year, and shows how media can sensationalize stories before they’ve been thoroughly researched. Because you’ll be involved, I suggest watching the film with a buddy.
The movie opens in the year 1980, when the US government launches an investigation into the rise in drug use within the country. Two undercover cops, Det. ซีรีย์ออนไลน์ Kim and Capt. Sam are assigned to the case. They soon discover that the kingpins have an extremely organized method of working.
They soon learn that the drug lord, Cho Soon, has a secret meeting place that uses to distribute huge quantities of heroin and cocaine dealers across the nation. In exchange the drug lord offers to stop the drugs from entering the American market. The authorities were able to stop the operation when the US government was able to steal drugs from the South Korean consulate. The kingpin and his accomplices are arrested and the two cops are charged with the task of finding the drug lord and bringing him to justice.
Soon after the bust, police are able to track down the drug king and take them to prison. The film skips ahead 11 years, and the South Korean president comes to visit Korea. The two are introduced, and they soon begin to fall in love. They intend to be able to free North Korea from communism, but when they reach the country they find that the drug lord has already escaped. Now they must work together to close the drug war for good once and for all.
Once the movie ends, the action switches to New York City, where the two police officers are brought to trial for the task of removing the drug king. Lee Do-Hui portrays Kim Kwon Soo, also known as Kimbo and played by Kwak Derng. The film depicts two cops talking over the phone and how they pursue the drug lord at a huge nightclub. They arrive just enough to save the president from being shot. They are granted bail by the police department after impressing them with their efforts.
The next day, the cops get a visit from a Yakuza boss, Tong Soo. He threatens to kill Kim if they do not give him the drugs in exchange for information on the presidential candidate. Kim is freaked out, but he has no choice but to tell the police to meet him at the Kuk Sa Tong nightclub. He meets Tong Soo who threatens to murder Kim should he not bring the drugs. If the demands are fulfilled, they will give him ten million dollars. Kim is terrified by the possibility of his life being saved and agrees to Tong’s demands.
A couple of days later, Kim and Tong get to the airport to pick up Kimbo, but they get stopped by Park Chul-sik, a south Korean national well-known for being fraudster. He pretends to be the president Chun Doo, and he scams the Chinese people. He then flees to Hong Kong but not before giving the president a severely swollen face. Tong Soo helps Kim and Kimbo to transfer the money to Hong Kong. They soon become enemies and try to escape with the drugs. However with the help of Chow, they are able to get out of the airport with drugs in tow.
A year later, Kim and Tong return to Hong Kong to defend their honour against Park and his army of expert martial arts soldiers. Park has again betrayed them and plans to take advantage of their newfound friendship to expand his drug empire. Now, Kim must use his master Tong Soo to defeat the enemy and liberate 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 initially an expert in martial arts initially, he quickly is drawn to Park’s daughter. The movie is very enjoyable with great fighting scenes , as well as a couple of well-timed comedy scene. It’s a well-written film that offers plenty of entertainment value.