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turn·a·round / ˈtərnəˌround/ • n. 1. an abrupt or unexpected change, esp. one that results in a more favorable situation: it was a remarkable turnaround in his fortunes.2. the process of completing or the time needed to complete a task, esp. one involving receiving something, processing it, and sending it out again: a seven-day turnaround. ∎  the process of or time taken for unloading and reloading a ship, aircraft, or vehicle.3. a space for vehicles to turn around in, esp. one at the end of a driveway or dead end street.


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Turnaround 1987 (R)

Unusual action/ suspense film set in a small town. Relentless gang rampages the citizens. Finally, a man decides he's had enough, and turns on the heathens with his knowledge of magic. 97m/C VHS . Doug McKeon, Tim Maier, Eddie Albert, Gayle Hunnicutt; D: Ola Solum.