Tucker: The Man and His Dream Poster

Release Date: May 17th, 2002

DVD Release Date: October 24th, 2000

PG|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
Obsessed with cars since childhood, inventor Preston Tucker (Jeff Bridges) has his first successful auto design partnership in the 1930s and designs a successful gun turret for World War II use. With those achievements under his belt, Tucker is determined to create a futuristic car for the masses: the Tucker Torpedo. However, his dreams are challenged by Detroit's auto manufacturers, production problems and accusations of stock fraud, and he is forced to defend his dream and honesty in court.

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau, Frederic Forrest, Mako , Dean Stockwell, Elias Koteas, Nina Siemaszko

Director: Francis Coppola

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Lucasfilm Ltd.

Keywords: Quest, Rousing, Rise, 1930s, Underdog, 1940s, Wife

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Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
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Winner Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1988)