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Gang in Blue (1996)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  8 September 1996 (USA)
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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
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Clute Mirkovich
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Andre Speier
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Theo Jensen
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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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Keith DeBruler: [Having come across three kids beaten to death by Moose Tavola]
[Desperatley]
Keith DeBruler: We've gotta have something we can use against him?
Michael Rhoades: [Reality sinking in] No all we've got is three dead black kids and the ring pull to a beer can... WE'VE GOT NOTHING!
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Surprisingly good film
15 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I turned this movie on randomly one night flicking through the channels and turned out really liking it. I liked the performances from Peebles and Brolin.

The twists in the plot were good too, especially the main twist that I must say caught me off guard. I liked this movie, but one thing almost made me want to turn it off: the lead actress. Where did they find her??? Possibly one of the worst I've ever seen. No emotion, and her voice sounded like it was dubbed or something. And with that said, there's no way I believed her as a tough FBI agent.

Other than her, this is a good movie. Not very well known but definitely worth checking out.


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