In the Shadow of a Killer (1992) - Rotten Tomatoes

In the Shadow of a Killer (1992)





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When a decorated New York City policeman voiced his opposition to an accused cop killer's death sentence, his co-workers ostracized him in this true story.


Scott Bakula
as David Mitchell
Lindsay Frost
as Stacy Mitchell
Miguel Ferrer
as D.A. Steven Walzer
James Russo
as Charlie Van
Robert Clohessy
as Shawn Doyle
Luis Guzman
as Louis Velazquez
Robert Forster
as Charles Galbis
Lorenzo Clemons
as Detective Ernie Fedders
Frank Pesce
as Torelli
Jess Osuna
as A. Mitchell
Tony Lo Bianco
as Frederick Berger
Joe Viterelli
as Gino Marchese
J.T. Walsh
as Inspector Leo Kemeny
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All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

The script stays doggedly with the capital punishment theme, to the detriment of the story; a subplot about a mob contract taken out on Mitchell is introduced , then dropped.

January 9, 2018 | Full Review…

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