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Turk 182 (1985)

Timothy Hutton , Robert Urich , Bob Clark (III)  |  PG-13 |  DVD
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)


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  • Actors: Timothy Hutton, Robert Urich, Kim Cattrall, Robert Culp, Darren McGavin
  • Directors: Bob Clark (III)
  • Format: Color, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005
  • Run Time: 97 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0007WFXM6
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #233,387 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Turk 182" on IMDb

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Brooklyn artist Jimmy Lynch (Oscar®-winner Timothy Hutton) idolizes his older brother Terry (Robert Urich), a New York City fireman who's severely injured during a brave off-duty rescue. But when the arrogant Mayor Tyler publicly denies Terry his pension, Jimmy begins blitzing Manhattan with a series of bold graffiti attacks signed with his brother's nickname and badge number. Now with the work and entire city watches, he'll attempt to take on one of as the rebel hero known only as TURK 182.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Memories. November 17, 2003
By Charlie
Format:VHS Tape
This movie is the most memorable movie in my existance. In 1985 this played on HBO shortly after its release and it has a special meaning in my life. I was 17 at the time. My girlfriend Debbie and I had a joke that everytime we turned on the TV, "Turk 182" would be on... and it was! It's a great movie, with the same passion of "Taps". Rent or buy it!
-Charlie
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Another Hidden Gem From Anchor Bay... May 5, 2005
Format:DVD
Long out of print on VHS, "Turk 182" was a most sought after tape. Its great to see it available again, especially in Widescreen. Tim Hutton is really convincing as a fella who idolizes his older fireman brother. This movie holds more magic today, mainly because of 9/11. This movie has wit, charm, class and enough joy to outlast any chick flick. Yeah, it's a chick flick for guys! Directed by Bob Clark, who also made "Porky's," but don't hold that against this film. A great family film.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Touching January 21, 2004
Format:VHS Tape|Verified Purchase
I have four brothers and this movie does a great job showing a "brother's love". If you are synical and like to pick everything apart you probably won't think much of this movie but if you have a heart and like feel good movies, you'll love it!
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Feel Good Movie !!! March 28, 2004
Format:VHS Tape
This movie is by far my husbands favorite movie! He has watched it numerous times. I can't get him away from the TV set when it is on. I really wish they would put this movie on DVD because it rightly deserves to be there. It is a great movie. It has everything a movie needs action, drama, excitement and any other words I could think of other than GREAT !!! Maybe someday they will put it on DVD and we will get a clearer picture. I definately would buy it in a heartbeat! Once you watch it you will have to watch it over and over and over again. It is a great movie!!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Still cheering August 30, 2011
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One of my favourite movies from the 80's and still great to watch now. If you haven't seen it before - A twentysomething guy's older brother gets hurt while risking his life to save a young child. The resultant injury means he can't work and no compensation is available. The younger brother tries to get someone to notice his older siblings plight and goes all the way to the Mayor of New York. However, the mayor insults the injured man and sets in motion the rest of the movie where the younger brother gets revenge for the insult. Kim Catrall is gorgeous as a just out of school social worker and love interest of the younger brother. By the end of the movie you'll be cheering out loud - TURK! TURK! TURK!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally found it February 27, 2009
By T. King
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Huge fan of this movie. Was told it wouldn't be made into a DVD long ago and thrilled to finally find it. Arrived in perfect condition and a pleasure to watch again and again.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome January 9, 2007
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For the movie being as old as it is it still packs a punch a very moving tail how is you really want something then fight for it and things will work out for the best.
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8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Classic For Graffiti May 28, 2001
By Nev1
Format:VHS Tape
Being a graffiti writer myself, I remember watching this movie when i was pretty young. Back then, I always thought people who wrote graffiti were vandals, or criminals, but this movie was one of the first to portray them in a possitive light. The lead character (Timothy Hutton) was made out to be the 'mysterious-hero' taking on city hall, getting his message out for all the city to see. Heroic, daring, all the reasons why i took on graffiti to begin with. This movie is also considered a cult classic to your common movie buffs, graffiti writers, and your underground New Yorker.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Rebel with a Cause!
Timothy Hutton defends his older brother when he is injured for responding to a call while off-duty and intoxicated. Read more
Published 10 days ago by Hunyadi
4.0 out of 5 stars Great movie
Great movie from the '80's. Problem is it's a region 2 DVD. Does not work on USA and Canadian DVD/Blu-ray players. It's does work on computers(desktop and laptops). Read more
Published 14 days ago by databill
4.0 out of 5 stars "Stick it to the Man" Turk. He's not going to get away with it as long...
I missed Turk when it was first released. But, I did catch it on television with friends in which we all loved the movie. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Vincent Just
1.0 out of 5 stars Burned out.
The DVD would not play, I returned it. I was very disappointed as I really did want to watch this movie. It was imported and all the wording on the cover was in Italian (I think).
Published 7 months ago by Phillip J. Kenny
1.0 out of 5 stars Wrong region
I sent it back. It wouldn't play on my DVD players. It was the wrong region. Never heard of that before!
Published 8 months ago by RALPH MANN
4.0 out of 5 stars Read the fine print
I ordered the movie and it arrived it perfect condition. Unfortunately I failed to note that it stated in the description that it was a region 2 DVD. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Ryu
4.0 out of 5 stars Simple, Light Storytelling That Delivers
When I think back at the '80s there are few movies that I remember fondly that really take me back to that period. Turk 128 (1985) is one of those films. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Paul J. Ruggeri
4.0 out of 5 stars Gift
Bought this as a gift for my niece that really wanted it. She has really enjoyed having it. Thank you
Published 15 months ago by GG
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie really enjoyed it
Great movie glad i could add it to my movie collection.I hope they release it on dvd I would buy it.
Published 16 months ago by Kevin
2.0 out of 5 stars Turk 182
Love the movie, however, the quality of the tape is lacking. The movies has several parts that have lines through it which make it impossible to see.
Published 18 months ago by Joann
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