DVD365.net

The Corruptor (1999)

1st January 2000

Nick Chan is one of NYPD's most decorated officers, and the first Chinese born immigrant on the force. Now a gold shield detective, and star officer, he has used his ties with the Triads to rise through the ranks. A violent turf war has blown up between the Triads and a newly arrived gang so a fresh, and naive, cop is brought it. He is unaware of how much corruption has compromised his superiors and when the Triads attempt to corrupt him, Chen is forced to rethink his loyalties.
Yun-Fat Chow, Mark Wahlberg, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor, Jonkit Lee, Andrew Pang, Elizabeth Lindsey, Brian Cox, Byron Mann, Kim Chan
Action/Adventure, Martial Art
2
1 Hour 50 Minutes

Nick Chan heads the NYPD's Asian Gangs Unit which spends most of its time investigating Chinatown and picking up bodies from dumpsters. Nick has plenty of contacts in the underworld and he uses them to their full potential whilst dealing with a recent spate of bombings which are part of a war between the Triads and the newly arrived Fukinese.

When a white rookie cop Danny Wallace is assigned to his team he is far from happy and expresses his reservations in a manner only a police officer would do in a film. Forced to accept the new recruit they are soon on the streets cracking down on the growing turf war and witness the many violent consequences. However, Danny is soon tempted with the corruption which is rife within the force as they end up being the unwitting pawns in the race to control Chinatown

Normally EIV discs are to be avoided at all costs as, until recently, they have been devoid of any extras, and sometimes even a 5.1 soundtrack. However, what we have here completely dispels this image with an outstanding picture and soundtrack.

The picture is sharp and detailed with vibrant colours throughout. There's an above average bit-rate resulting in no visible artifacting or outlining. The surround channels are given a serious workout with bullets ricocheting around the room along with plentiful explosions, screeching breaks and LFE's. Even the musical score manages to find its way to the rears adding extra ambience. However, at times the dialogue was quite inaudible and I had to keep turning the volume up. You might not think this a problem, but believe me, it is once a gun battle breaks out in your room at maximum volume!

Interesting enough, Kin Chan who plays crime lord Uncle Benny, also appeared with the same name, and role, in Lethal Weapon 4.

  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio commentary by Director James Foley
  • Documentary
  • Stills Gallery
  • Cast and Crew Biography
  • Music video
Disappearance, The artwork

Disappearance, The

DVD06/07/2016

A is detective sent to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young teenager at a music festival in Lyon. With the grieving family pressing for answers, it's not long before Molina ...
Apple Tree Yard artwork

Apple Tree Yard

Blu-Ray20/02/2017

Thanks For Sharing artwork

Thanks For Sharing

DVD02/02/2014

Penthouse North artwork

Penthouse North

Blu-Ray04/02/2014

Lee Mack  artwork

Lee Mack

DVD10/12/2014

Goats artwork

Goats

DVD10/04/2014

Moana artwork

Moana

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/2017

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Moana, the sweeping story of a spirited teenager who sets sail on a daring adventure to save her people, arrives on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on 3rd April 2017.
Frank & Lola artwork

Frank & Lola

DVD24/02/2017

Allied artwork

Allied

DVDBlu-Ray4K UHD24/02/2017

Tina & Bobby artwork

Tina & Bobby

DVD24/02/2017

Supernatural Forces artwork

Supernatural Forces

DVD24/02/2017

The Edge of Seventeen artwork

Spy Who Loved Me

Review14/12/2000

Somebody has discovered how to track nuclear submarines underwater and submarines have started to go missing.

Ghostbusters

Features01/10/2016

Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings ...

Sausage Party

Features24/11/2016

Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when ...
"It"s an old trick, to unify people by getting them to hate something or someone."
The Sand Pebbles

Braquo

DVD24/02/2017263

Mechanic

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/2017246

Morgan

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/2017242

The Young Pope

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/2017240

Broken City

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/20173349

The Ghost

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/20171327

Fast Girls

DVDBlu-Ray23/02/20171294

Escape Plan

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/20171254

Racing Stripes

DVD24/02/20172094

Austin Powers

DVD23/02/20171238

The Simpsons

DVD23/02/2017724

#NoOffence available #DVD 20th March by Spirit Entertainment Limited
DVD365.net

I Am Not A Serial Killer

DVDBlu-Ray17/01/2017

Apple Tree Yard

DVDBlu-Ray26/01/2017

Inferno

DVDBlu-Ray4K UHD18/01/2017

American Honey

DVDBlu-Ray24/02/2017