Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Facts and Figures

Run time: 110 mins

In Theaters: Friday 12th August 1988

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures

Production compaines: Lucasfilm, Paramount Pictures


Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Fresh: 31 Rotten: 5

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as Preston Tucker, as Vera, as Abe, as Eddie, Mako Iwamatsu as Jimmy, as Junior, as Marilyn Lee

Tucker: The Man and His Dream Review

Francis Ford Coppola's labor of love... about Preston Tucker's labor of love. Jeff Bridges stars as the charismatic man who tried to take on Detroit (and lost badly) by making his own line of safe, fast, stylish, and efficient automobiles in the 1940s. Detroit retaliated, landing Tucker in a fraud lawsuit, and this is his story. Tucker: The Man and His Dream is shot with Coppola's signature stylishness, aided by fine performances from Bridges, Joan Allen, and Martin Landau. A few impatient ones may get bored with the attention to detail that Coppola has infused in his film, but Bridges' riviting performance should keep the rest of you glued to your set and longing for one of his rocketship cars.