Tucker: The Man and His DreamWith great achievements under his belt, Tucker is determined to create a futuristic car for the masses: the Tucker Torpedo. Naturally, the corporate fat cats of 1947 can't abide competition from a rugged individualist; thus, with several politicos in their pockets, they crush the Tucker and the man who built it.Keywords:
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Directors of "Tucker: The Man and His Dream"Francis Ford CoppolaBirthdate: 7 April 1939, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Creators of "Tucker: The Man and His Dream"Arnold SchulmanBirthdate: 11 August 1925, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADavid SeidlerBirthdate: 1937, London, England, UK
Critic Reviews of "Tucker: The Man and His Dream"VarietyDecember 12, 2007
The true story of a great American visionary who was thwarted, if not destroyed, by the established order, Tucker represents the sunniest imaginable telling of an at least partly tragic episode in recent history.TIME MagazineDecember 12, 2007
The result is a film consistent narratively, confident stylistically and abounce with the quaint quality that animated both the hero and his times, something we used to call pep.Chicago ReaderDecember 12, 2007
Francis Coppola's stylish and heartfelt tribute to the innovative automobile designer Preston Thomas Tucker turns out to be one of his most personal and successful movies.Time OutFebruary 09, 2006
The cinematic sleight-of-hand parallels the bombast of its hero, but you never get a glimpse of either visionary.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
Mr. Coppola has done things this fancily before, but never with so clear and moving a sense of purpose.Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 01, 2000
If we're offered a movie named Tucker: The Man and His Dream, we leave feeling cheated if we only get the dream.Common Sense MediaDecember 18, 2010
Smoke-filled, rousing dramedy about corruption.Empire MagazineMay 06, 2008
A revealing and heartfelt biopic.Film4May 06, 2008
Fluent, brave and touching.Video-Reviewmaster.comFebruary 21, 2008
Underrated film focuses on fascinating story of real car maker, played well by Jeff Bridges.DVDLaserJune 15, 2007
a movie for people who love World's Fairsrec.arts.movies.reviewsNovember 28, 2006
If 12-year old boys had money, Tucker would have made a million overnight
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