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The Junkman (1982)

Junkman and movie-maker Harlan Hollis struggles to stay alive when a jealous partner in his company hires goons to kill him. Full of amazing car chases, fantastic crashes, and edge-of-your-seat action.

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H.B. Halicki ...
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Susan Shaw ...
Lang Jeffries ...
Arthur Wheeler
Bruce Cameron ...
Jack Vacek ...
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Kelly Busia ...
Richard L. Muse ...
Richard Harris Hill
Freddy Cannon ...
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Sharon McCreedy ...
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Festival News Reporter
Dennis Stouffer ...
Dennis (security man)
Judi Gibbs ...
Christine
Brian LaBonge ...
Brian
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Junkman and movie-maker Harlan Hollis struggles to stay alive when a jealous partner in his company hires goons to kill him. Full of amazing car chases, fantastic crashes, and edge-of-your-seat action.

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28 August 1982 (USA)  »

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Gone in 60 Seconds II  »

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The copy of "The Hollywood Reporter" which is sitting in front of the VCR that the "killer" uses to watch the footage of Harlan's life has a smaller story visible on the top right of the front page - "Warner Leighton named Editor of the Year", in reference to the film's editor Warner E. Leighton. See more »

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Order of patrol cars following the Corvette along railroad tracks. See more »

Quotes

Hoyt: Here are the keys to the car - it's my wife's car.
Harlan Hollis: Your wife's car? Don't you have anything better?
Hoyt: Look, it's the yellow 'vette. I think it'll do the job.
Harlan Hollis: Oh, okay.
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Edited into Cold Heat (1989) See more »

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More of a follow-up than a sequel, but still fun.
28 January 1999 | by (Suffolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

H.B. Halicki, who thrilled many with some of the most exciting car chases in GONE IN 60 SECONDS, had this follow-up a few years later called THE JUNKMAN. This time, it's more amusing and hilarious than the previous film, and you will expect both more and the same with the almost nonstop action. In Halicki's second effort, there are big explosions, gunslinging, and a femme fatale out to catch Harlan B. Hollis' butt (he played the role). Don't be perturbed, though. It isn't THE original movie, but given the notorious stuntwork and a sense of humor, it still has its credentials. You'll be amazed with the low-flying aircraft, plus a never-before-seen idea of autos driving over front hoods! As films like this go, it doesn't hang onto any new innovations, and the crashes are nothing to get nutty about. Sometimes, cars crash directly on purpose, which is lame. Halicki's talent in making movies shouldn't be denied, as logos of GONE IN 60 SECONDS appear almost every time. That includes a familiar prop, the beaten-up yellow '73 Mustang he named "Eleanor"! This one's different, but it won't leave you disappointed. If nobody can agree with the professional movie critics on THE JUNKMAN, who will?


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