Tucker: The Man and His Dream1988

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Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Directed by:
Francis Ford Coppola

Starring Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau, Frederic Forrest, Mako and Elias Koteas, "Tucker: The Man and His Dream" (also known as "Tucker", "Tucker - Ein Mann und sein Traum", "Tucker, un uomo e il suo sogno") is a Biography/Drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, released in the USA on August 12 of 1988.

When they tried to buy him, he refused. When they tried to bully him, he resisted. When they tried to break him, he became an American legend. The true story of Preston Tucker.

Who directed "Tucker: The Man and His Dream":

Tucker: The Man and His Dream was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an American producer, director, writer, actor, and composer.

Before Tucker: The Man and His Dream, Francis Ford Coppola had directed Gardens of Stone, released in 1987, Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), The Cotton Club (1984), Rumble Fish (1983), The Outsiders (1983), and One from the Heart (1982). Since, he directed New York Stories, released in 1989, The Godfather: Part III (1990), Dracula (1992), The Rainmaker (1997), Tetro (2009), and Twixt (2011).

What was the release date of "Tucker: The Man and His Dream":

Tucker: The Man and His Dream was first released on Friday, August 12, 1988, in the United States. Also released on this day were Mac and Me (dir. Stewart Raffill), The Last Temptation of Christ (dir. Martin Scorsese), and Blues Lahofesh Hagadol (dir. Renen Schorr). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 18, 1988 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, November 17, 1988 in Germany and on Friday, January 13, 1989 in Spain.

What is the casting of "Tucker: The Man and His Dream":

At the casting of Tucker: The Man and His Dream we find Jeff Bridges, previously seen in Nadine (1987) and The Morning After (1986); Joan Allen (Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), Zeisters (1986)); Martin Landau (Cyclone (1987), Alone in the Dark (1982)) [ more... ]

  • Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen and Christian Slater also appeared in The Contender, released in 2000.
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  • Marshall Bell and Scott Beach can be seen in Stand by Me, released in 1986.
  • Christian Slater and Jeff Bridges can both be seen in Masked and Anonymous, released in 2003.

What is the Storyline of "Tucker: The Man and His Dream":

A 1940s promotional film by the Tucker Automobile Company introduces Preston Tucker (Jeff Bridges) and a new automobile filled with technological innovations. The film then flashes back to an earlier start as an inventor and as a staunch family man. His loyal wife (Joan Allen) and children, headed by his namesake, Preston Tucker Jr. (Christian Slater), support his efforts. Tucker's passion for automobiles began as a child and by 1935 he had started a successful partnership with racing car innovator Harry [...]

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