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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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Cast

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H.B. Halicki ...
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Susan Shaw ...
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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 ...
Richard's secretary
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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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Trivia

According to a 1975 trade ad for Gone in 60 Seconds (1974), this film was actually in the early stages of pre-production. See more »

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Susan explains to Harlan that they found his photo in the wreckage of one of the planes sent to kill him, but as the shot switches her mouth is closed. See more »

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[on the roof of the Cinerama Dome]
Harlan Hollis: [holding gun] Okay, let's have some answers, Michael!
Michael Fox: [points to crowd of on-lookers below] You see all of that? Huh? That's me, I did it! Now you make movies, that's all. The reason you're successful is because of me - I created the image! I'm the reason that those films are box-office smashes! But you... You've got it all right in the palm of your hand. You and Richard. Well, now it's my turn, and I want it all! You gonna have to use that thing, Harlan?
Harlan Hollis: [...]
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Edited into Cold Heat (1989) See more »

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Why nobody vote for this movie. It's GREAT
9 March 2005 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

yeah, thats true "The Junkman" is wonderful. This is one of the best movies with... what i talking about, it is the best movie with CARS.So men, boys also you ladies Watches this film it's horrible good!!! No really i'm not kidding, if you see it you'll never forget it. I promise. What only 67 votes SHAME OF YOU!!! And it's much better than the Dominic Sena's "Gone in sixty seconds"(2000) with Nicolas Cage. I think it's also better than the first part "Gone in 60 seconds"(1974). It's the best role of H.B. Halicki. Like you see now i'm big fan on this film, but my all family and friends love it. So what is conclusion? You must see it with you own to understand.


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