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The Junkman (1982)

Junkman and movie-maker Harlan Hollis struggles to stay alive when a jealous partner in his company hires goons to kill him. Full of amazing car chases, fantastic crashes, and edge-of-your-seat action.

Director:

H.B. Halicki

Writer:

H.B. Halicki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
H.B. Halicki ... Harlan B. Hollis
Christopher Stone ... Michael Fox
Susan Shaw Susan Shaw ... Susan Clark
Lang Jeffries ... Arthur Wheeler
Bruce Cameron Bruce Cameron ... Bruce
Jack Vacek Jack Vacek ... Jack
Dan Grimaldi ... Larry Bergleman
Kelly Busia Kelly Busia ... Kelly Hollis
Richard L. Muse Richard L. Muse ... Richard Harris Hill
Freddie Cannon Freddie Cannon ... Himself (as Freddy Cannon)
Sharon McCreedy Sharon McCreedy ... Richard's secretary
Lynda Day George ... Festival News Reporter
Dennis Stouffer Dennis Stouffer ... Dennis (security man)
Judi Gibbs Judi Gibbs ... Christine
Brian LaBonge Brian LaBonge ... Brian
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Storyline

Junkman and movie-maker Harlan Hollis struggles to stay alive when a jealous partner in his company hires goons to kill him. Full of amazing car chases, fantastic crashes, and edge-of-your-seat action.

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A great American dream See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gone in 60 Seconds II See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby (DVD re-release)| DTS (DVD re-release)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The original U.S. theatrical movie posters for the film announce an upcoming novelization, however it appears that this was never released. The author is not mentioned. See more »

Goofs

Susan explains to Harlan that they found his photo in the wreckage of one of the planes sent to kill him, but as the shot switches her mouth is closed. See more »

Quotes

[Harlan running late for premiere]
Bruce: Maybe something's happened to him.
Jack: Don't even think that. He's wearing my suit!
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Alternate Versions

The current DVD releases replace most of the original sound effects, as well as the entire soundtrack due to copyright issues. There's also one scene missing after the end credits where the pig man (Ronald Halicki) tells Farrah they should go home and that Hollywood people are too weird. The original VHS by Trans World Entertainment contains the original unedited/unaltered film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

James Dean and the Junkman
Music and Lyrics by Hoyt Axton
Sung by Hoyt Axton
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User Reviews

 
Why nobody vote for this movie. It's GREAT
9 March 2005 | by dome-4See all my reviews

yeah, thats true "The Junkman" is wonderful. This is one of the best movies with... what i talking about, it is the best movie with CARS.So men, boys also you ladies Watches this film it's horrible good!!! No really i'm not kidding, if you see it you'll never forget it. I promise. What only 67 votes SHAME OF YOU!!! And it's much better than the Dominic Sena's "Gone in sixty seconds"(2000) with Nicolas Cage. I think it's also better than the first part "Gone in 60 seconds"(1974). It's the best role of H.B. Halicki. Like you see now i'm big fan on this film, but my all family and friends love it. So what is conclusion? You must see it with you own to understand.


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