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Gang in Blue (1996)

Black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
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Michael Rhoades
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Anita Boyard
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Moose Tavola
Sean McCann ...
Clute Mirkovich
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Andre Speier
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Joe Beckstrem
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Theo Jensen
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Peter Kosaka ...
Gus Mochizuki
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Ty Lewis
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Michael Tough ...
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Gang In Blue is based on the real life investigations of several US police forces for racism and corruption. This production focuses on one of these police forces where Michael Rhoades is a new recruit who discovers much to his horror, a band of little Hitlers known as the 'Phantoms'. They let Rhoades know almost straight away that he is not wanted there and when he discovers corruption is rife he finds he is the target of a vicious campaign to set him up. Written by Scott Dawson <sdawson@easynet.co.uk>

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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »
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8 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Andre Speier: Looks like We"re dealing with "A Gang In Blue"
Michael Rhoades: [Quoting from a poem/lyric] "Whatcha Gonna Do? When The Gang's In Blue?"
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Somewhat Strained
2 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rodney King's Video beating was still fresh on the minds of many when this Made-for Cable Movie was Produced. It is a rather engaging, but somewhat overdone, Story of a Gang of Racists Cops who operate more or less with impunity. In fact, they are so much out in the open it strains credulity.

However, given this Setup, its up to a Black Cop to do something about it. He asks for some help from the FBI and they hesitate, so He feels on His own. But things change and there is some over the top brutal behavior by the Gang and a few Suspenseful gun battles before things really get resolved.

This has a strong Cast and is generally a well done look in on the corruption and Racists behavior of some Men in Blue. But although Entertaining enough, there is quite a bit here that is contrived to the extreme. Best looked at without too much criticism concerning what does happen and what is shown happening.


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