Truck Turner (DVD)
Directed by Jonathan Kaplan
The great Isaac Hayes (I'm Gonna Git You Sucka) stars in this powerful, pull-out-the-stops crime thriller from director Jonathan Kaplan (White Line Fever). It's a gritty, action-packed tale of the streets, pulsating with ultra-smooth soul, high-octane energy and nonstop suspense. Truck Turner (Hayes) is a football star-turned-bounty hunter who's tracking a sadistic pimp on the mean streets of Los Angeles. Armed with his brute strength and ace cool partner, Truck closes in on his mark. But a tragic accident soon changes all the rules, and suddenly the hunter finds himself being hunted by the city's deadliest hired killers! Truck strikes back in a series of wild car chases, shootouts and bone-crunching fistfights. The stellar supporting cast includes Yaphet Kotto (Across 110th Street), Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura of Star Trek), Dick Miller (Gremlins) and Scatman Crothers (The Shining). Original songs and music score by Isaac Hayes.
DVD Extras Include:
Audio Commentary by Director Jonathan Kaplan
"Trailers From Hell" with Ernest Dickerson
Q&A at The New Beverly Cinema with Jonathan Kaplan, Stunt Man Bob Minor - Hosted by Joe Dante
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