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Jimmy Lynch is angry because his older brother, who was injured as a result of an off duty fire rescue, is denied benefits by the city. At the same time, Mayor Tyler is embroiled in a ... See full summary »

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Jimmy Lynch
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Terry Lynch
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Danny Boudreau
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Mayor Tyler
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Det. Kowalski
Steven Keats ...
Jockamo
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Himself
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Det. Ryan
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Hanley
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Hooly
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Dr. Salco
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Powerhouse chief
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Man in Wheelchair
Richard Zobel ...
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Jimmy Lynch is angry because his older brother, who was injured as a result of an off duty fire rescue, is denied benefits by the city. At the same time, Mayor Tyler is embroiled in a political scandal that he denies all previous knowledge of. Jimmy begins painting "Tyler Knew, Turk 182" as an embarrassment to the mayor. The mayor is furious at this grafitti appearing all over the city and orders the police to find the artist. Jimmy's "Turk 182" spraypaints continue to appear. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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15 February 1985 (USA)  »

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Das Schlitzohr  »

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$1,900,000 (USA)
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Though the film's actual title is "Turk 182!", movie posters and marketing materials for the film, including DVD and home video, have usually dropped the exclamation mark, publicizing the title without it as "Turk 182". See more »

Goofs

At the start when the firemen blast Terry Lynch out of the burning window, you can see the wig come off the stuntman as he falls toward the parked car and after he hits the car, you can see it again. See more »

Quotes

Powerhouse chief: [after Ryan has fired his gun at the power grid to the bridge] Stupid flatfoot. Never heard of auxillary power?
[he turns the backup generator on]
Powerhouse chief: [yelling] Next time you better bring a fucking bazooka, you stupid son of a bitch!
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A chilling story of a man, his brother's broken back and Kim Cattrall..
26 August 1999 | by (pgh) – See all my reviews

What an epic movie this was...as a youth i was very interested in the central theme in this film, that of social disobedience. What do you do when your brother breaks his back while saving a young child from a burning building, and the state refuses to pay for his hospitalization..If you're Timothy Hutton there is only one answer..take up with Kim Cattrall and cover the town with grafitti. And not just any grafitti...Grafitti which scandalizes the mayor. The ending is as thrilling as it gets, which along with a Paul Sorvino Cameo and the generous usage of a stunning motorcycle with side car brought this reviewer to his knees...A must for motorcycle with sidecar enthusiasts and Spencer For Hire afficianados...


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