Turk 182!
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Timothy Hutton stars in this rabble-rousing movie in the tradition of Rocky, directed by Bob Clark. Hutton plays Jimmy Lynch, the younger brother of New York City firefighter Terry (Robert Urich). Terry is off-duty and has been drinking but rescues a young girl for a dangerous fire. When he injures himself in the fire and is hospitalized, New York City refuses to pay for his medical expenses because he was intoxicated during the rescue. Incensed that Mayor Tyler (Robert Culp) refuses to look after his brother, Jimmy decides to take them all on and mounts a series of public stunts designed to… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Besides its compelling storyline, Turk 182! features outstanding performances across the board, with Hutton perfect in the role of the determined unassuming hero."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"It seems deliberately designed to drive you screaming from the theater."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"A feel-good movie that doesn't deliver."
‑ , Film4
"Adamantly sincere but utterly redundant populism."
‑ , Time Out
"Sure, it would be neat to see a movie about a guy like this. But not this movie."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"A simple-minded parable."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Everything looks wrong."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"A ridiculous and totally insipid film."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A film that will have scholars scratching their heads in 2027, this is a film that won't change your life in any way, shape or form, but makes for a decent 3AM TV diversion."
‑ Oz, eFilmCritic.com
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