Turk 182!
Turk 182! (1985)

When an injured fireman is denied his pension by government bureaucrats, his younger brother decides to launch a public protest by covering the city with graffiti. His efforts soon land him at the center of a media circus in this… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 15, 1985
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2002
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Variety Staff

Besides its compelling storyline, Turk 182! features outstanding performances across the board, with Hutton perfect in the role of the determined unassuming hero.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

It seems deliberately designed to drive you screaming from the theater.

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A feel-good movie that doesn't deliver.

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Time Out

Adamantly sincere but utterly redundant populism.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Sure, it would be neat to see a movie about a guy like this. But not this movie.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A simple-minded parable.

Janet Maslin
New York Times

Everything looks wrong.

TV Guide

A ridiculous and totally insipid film.

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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.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I understood the whole idea in this film about government not taking care of the people in our country, but after watching all these crazy antics Jimmy does in… More
Leo L
Great movie!
Jason Owens
I first saw "Turk 182!" (yes, its title really has an exclamation point in it) a few years back, and I thought it was a great movie. Now that… More
RJ MacReady
From Bob Clark, the man who gave us Porky's, Porky's II, Rhinestone, and A Christmas Story (talk about running the gamut) comes the story of Jimmy… More