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Tucker: The Man and His Dream Reviews

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December 18, 2010
Smoke-filled, rousing dramedy about corruption.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 6, 2008
A revealing and heartfelt biopic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 6, 2008
Fluent, brave and touching.
February 21, 2008
Underrated film focuses on fascinating story of real car maker, played well by Jeff Bridges.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 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.
December 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.
December 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.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 15, 2007
a movie for people who love World's Fairs
| Original Score: 4/5
November 28, 2006
If 12-year old boys had money, Tucker would have made a million overnight
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February 9, 2006
The cinematic sleight-of-hand parallels the bombast of its hero, but you never get a glimpse of either visionary.
July 30, 2003
Coppola fills Tucker with some flawlessly executed scene transitions that will startle even the most jaded audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 14, 2003
One of Francis Ford Coppola's great movies that slipped through the cracks in the late 80's.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 10, 2003
Celebrates the indomitable spirit of entrepreneurs whose dreams can be dashed but never taken away from them.
May 20, 2003
Mr. Coppola has done things this fancily before, but never with so clear and moving a sense of purpose.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 29, 2003
A cheerful and light approach to potentially heavy material.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 17, 2002
Seems George Lucas can't make anything great out of Tatooinie
| Original Score: 3/5
July 25, 2002
Still Coppola's best film since Apocalypse Now. It has an enthusiasm that much of his post-1970's work has lacked.
| Original Score: 4/5
February 13, 2001
There's plenty to recommend it. But it's also a partially wasted opportunity, as this good film could have been a great one.
Read More | Original Score: 75/100
January 1, 2000
If we're offered a movie named Tucker: The Man and His Dream, we leave feeling cheated if we only get the dream.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Nobody does it better: Pristine images glide past you with the just-waxed brilliance of an assembly line of new Tuckers.
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