Rent Prince of the City on DVD

Prince of the City

1981 Rated R 2hr 47m

Based on a true story, this gritty police drama from director Sidney Lumet stars Treat Williams as Daniel Ciello, a New York cop who agrees to help the feds expose corruption within the department. Overcome with guilt, Ciello struggles with his betrayal and, before too long, begins to crack under the pressure. Filled with impressive performances, this thriller also stars Bob Balaban, Jerry Orbach and Lance Henriksen.

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Movie Details

1982 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1982 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1


French, Spanish (Neutral), English

Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; behind-the-scenes featurette. This film spans two discs; both discs will be shipped to you simultaneously