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Turk 182! (1985)

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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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Hanley
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Man in Wheelchair
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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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Maury Chaykin, who played a supporting character as Man in Wheelchair, and Timothy Hutton would work together again in the "Nero Wolfe Mystery" series in reversed positions, with Maury as the title character, and Timothy as his number 2. See more »

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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 »

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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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Zimmerman Flew and Tyler Knew
8 July 2002 | by (Hoboken, NJ) – See all my reviews

Terry Lynch gets a raw deal by on-the-take Mayor Tyler (Robert Culp). Only one of his fellow officers believes in him and it is up to his brother (Timothy Hutton) to shed light upon the city's mistreatment of his brother. Graffiti artist extraordinaire Timothy Hutton is magnificent in this fast-paced action-adventure yarn about one man's pursuit of justice for his brother. Expertly directed by Bob Clark, this one's unexpectedly delicious. Be ready to root hard for the hero.


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