Police Story: Gladiator School (1988)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Police Drama, Prison Film  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Robert Conrad stars in this 2-hour Police Story TV special, directed by another veteran of 1960s series television, James Darren. Conrad plays an unpopular cop who is being sued for harassment by a prostitute. His mob enemies murder the hooker and frame Conrad for the killing. This results in Conrad being sent to a prison nicknamed "the gladiator school," where many of the inmates eagerly await the opportunity to exact revenge upon the hard-nosed cop. Originally telecast on November 5, 1988, Police Story: Gladiator School is an expanded remake of one of the scripts from Police Story's original 1973-1980 weekly run.



frame-up, harassment, murder, police-officer, prison, prostitute/prostitution, revenge