What Is "King of the Streets" About?


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There are two movies by the name “Kings of the Streets.” First is the 2009 film, “King of the Streets,” directed by Ignacio Rinza and second is the 2012 film, “The King of the Streets,” directed by Zhong Lei and Yue Song. “Kings of the Streets,” revolves around a small time drug dealer and a prostitute he is in love with. “The King of the Streets,” is about a street fighter with exceptional skills.

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In “Kings of the Streets,” a small time drug dealer, Rey ,is looking for an opportunity to make it big in life, and so is his girlfriend Jennifer who is a prostitute. When they come across a lifetime opportunity, they see it as their last shot to escape their miserable lives. In an attempt to making it big in life, they end up betraying Los Angeles’ most feared drug pin. The rest of the story revolves around how this puts their lives in danger and how they handle it.

In “The Kings of the Streets,” Yue Feng is a street fighter with exceptional skills. In a tragic accident during a fight, he ends up killing his competitor and is sent to prison for eight years. The prison time changes Feng and he comes out a changed man. He decides not to fight anymore and pursue a life of peace and fulfillment. A chain of events leaves him no option but to get back to fighting.

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