Black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Love Kills (1998)
Comedy | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A masseur gets mixed up in the family plots at the mansion of a recently deceased Beverly Hills millionaire.

Director: Mario Van Peebles
Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Lesley Ann Warren, Donovan Leitch Jr.
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

CIA guy and IRA guy reluctantly team up to catch IRA guy's rogue brother.

Director: James Brolin
Stars: Jennie Garth, James Brolin, Patrick Foy
Alien Private Eye (TV Movie 1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A private eye is killed. His brother an ex-cop investigates his death. And he discovers a web of corruption within the police department.

Director: Mark Tinker
Stars: Deke Anderson, Andrew Bloch, Simmy Bow
Posse (1993)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.

Director: Mario Van Peebles
Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Charles Lane
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.

Director: Deran Sarafian
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Craig Sheffer, David Arquette
Bellyful (2000)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

A closed-minded conservative couple masquerade as liberal do-gooders in late 60's France. With orders piling up at their bistro, The Full Belly, Loretta and Henri, self-described "pillars ... See full summary »

Director: Melvin Van Peebles
Stars: Andréa Ferréol, Jacques Boudet, Meiji U Tum'si
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.7/10 X  

A rapper finds himself possessed by the soul of a dead fashion designer; frequently switching personalities.

Director: Melvin Van Peebles
Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Glenn Athaide, Rick Aviles
All the Rage (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people. Warren shoots his wife Helen's lover and his defense is that he thought he was shooting an intruder. She leaves him; the lawyer ... See full summary »

Director: James D. Stern
Stars: Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Robert Forster
Blowback (2000)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death.... See full summary »

Director: Mark L. Lester
Stars: Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Sharisse Baker-Bernard
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A cop's partner is killed, now he wants revenge.

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Ray Sharkey, Peter Boyle, Courtney B. Vance
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young man who's been labeled mentally ill is left on his own after his mother's murder. Confused and alone, he's targeted by two different con artists out to make off with his inheritance.

Director: Allan Mindel
Stars: Troy Garity, Alison Folland, Randy Quaid
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Mario Van Peebles
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Michael Rhoades
...
...
Anita Boyard
...
...
Moose Tavola
Sean McCann ...
Clute Mirkovich
...
Andre Speier
...
Joe Beckstrem
Bruce Smolanoff ...
Theo Jensen
...
Groat
Peter Kosaka ...
Gus Mochizuki
Kendrick Davis ...
Potter
Brent Schaefer ...
Ty Lewis
...
Nurse
Michael Tough ...
Paramedic #1
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Set Up and Betrayed ... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 September 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corrupción policial  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Keith DeBruler: [Having used Moose's own ankle sidearm against him by twisting it round to shoot Moose dead while it was still attached to his leg] Thanks for the advice Moose
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Gang in Blue (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?