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Timothy Hutton stars in this rabble-rousing movie in the tradition of Timothy Hutton, 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 embarrass the mayor. Along the way, Jimmy becomes a folk hero, since he hides his identity behind the signature "Turk 182!" Jimmy is now a celebrity and consents to sit down for a television interview to reveal his true identity. But when the television station fails to broadcast the interview due to political pressure, Jimmy takes it upon himself to stage one final elaborate stunt to make the public aware of Terry's plight. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Cast

Timothy Hutton
as Jimmy Lynch
Robert Urich
as Terry Lynch
Kim Cattrall
as Danny Boudreau
Robert Culp
as Mayor Tyler
Darren McGavin
as Detective Kowalski
Peter Boyle
as Detective Ryan
Paul Sorvino
as Himself
Thomas Quinn
as Hooley
Dick O'Neill
as Power House Chief
Vasili Bogazianos
as patient in ward
Jane Feinberg
Mike Fenton
Kaitlin Hopkins
as reporter in subway
Joseph Jamrog
as Bridge Supervisor
Bob O'Connell
as jail cop
Marcia Shulman
Robert Weil
as Bail Clerk
James Tolkan
as Hanley
Maury Chaykin
as Man in Wheelchair
Richard Zobel
as TV Interviewer
David Wohl
as TV Producer
Roger Grimsby
as Himself
Bill Beutel
as Himself
Donna Hanover
as Herself
Roseanne Scamardella
as Herself
Lou Criscuolo
as Gov. Marconi
Tucker Smallwood
as Reporter at Bridge
Adrienne Hampton
as Mayor's Secretary
J.R. Horne
as Security Guard
E. Brian Dean
as Hard Hat on TV
Jimmy Ortiz
as Boy at Fire
Niccole Bruno
as Girl at Fire
Al Mancini
as Irate Man on TV
Natalie Gentry
as Irate Man's Wife
Steve Stahl
as Scoreboard Operator
Robert Trebor
as Copy Boy
Stephen Nemeth
as Patron in Hooly's
Daniel Gorman
as Fireman
Mike Hagerty
as Mayor's Bodyguard
Leonard Termo
as Barricade Cop
Francine Joyce
as Reporter
Jim Manley
as Reporter in Subway
Jeanette Larson
as Reporter in Subway
Robert Walsh
as Patron at Hooly's
Jack McGee
as Patron at Hooly's
Michael LaGuardia
as Patron at Hooly's
Dick Martinsen
as Fireman
Barry Kivel
as Callahan the Cop
Jimmy Ortiz
as Boy at Fire
James Tolkan
as Hanley
Jack McGee
as Patron at Hooly's
Tucker Smallwood
as Reporter at Bridge
Leonard Termo
as Barricade Cop
Al Mancini
as Irate Man on TV
E. Brian Dean
as Hard Hat on TV
Steve Stahl
as Scoreboard Operator
Dick Martinsen
as Fireman
Robert Walsh
as Patron at Hooly's
Natalie Gentry
as Irate Man's Wife
Bob O'Connell
as jail cop
Bill Beutel
as Himself
Roger Grimsby
as Himself
Jeanette Larson
as Reporter in Subway
Donna Hanover
as Herself
Daniel Gorman
as Fireman
Jim Manley
as Reporter in Subway
Robert Trebor
as Copy Boy
David Wohl
as TV Producer
Michael LaGuardia
as Patron at Hooly's
Lou Criscuolo
as Gov. Marconi
Francine Joyce
as Reporter
Vasili Bogazianos
as patient in ward
Mike Hagerty
as Mayor's Bodyguard
Stephen Nemeth
as Patron in Hooly's
Niccole Bruno
as Girl at Fire
Maury Chaykin
as Man in Wheelchair
Roseanne Scamardella
as Herself
J.R. Horne
as Security Guard
Richard Zobel
as TV Interviewer
Robert Weil
as Bail Clerk
Joseph Jamrog
as Bridge Supervisor
Kaitlin Hopkins
as reporter in subway
Adrienne Hampton
as Mayor's Secretary

Crew

Bob Clark
Director
Peter Samuelson
Producer
Ted Field
Producer
Rene Dupont
Producer
Robert W. Cort
Producer
Denis Hamill
Screenwriter
John Hamill
Screenwriter
Paul Zaza
Composer (Music Score)
Stan Cole
Editor
Harry Pottle
Production Designer
Linda Wayne
Costume Designer
James J. Sabat
Sound/Sound Designer
Dar Robinson
Stunts
Carl Fullerton
Makeup
Jay Cannistraci
Makeup
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