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Tucker: The Man and His Dream [Blu-ray] [1988]-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good disc, short of extras

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    Brad
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    It is a good film, gorgeously shot, great production design and costume work to take you to that era. The image and sound quality is very good here, and you can listen to Francis Ford Coppola on the commentary track, which is sometimes interesting. Somehow, the ending with Tucker being put out of business making cars does feel like a let down, even though it is accurate, but seeing all of the cars lined up outside and everyone get in them takes the edge off. Good film made in different time of film making, about a very different time in America. Everyone should see it, at least once.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    The Tucker

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    Mick
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    For anyone who is a car enthusiast this particular film will fill your fancy mainly because it tells the tale of Preston Tucker. The man who would design and manufacture the 1948 Tucker Torpedo 'luxury' car that would be met with major controversy upon it's initial run and the eventual fallout because of it. Jeff Bridges leads a solid cast that also included his father Lloyd and Joan Allen. Disc specs feature a decent transfer in both audio & sound. A good once over on the bonus material as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Story - especially for car buffs

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    Mirafone
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    Saw this move when it first came out years ago - great story about a true innovator who was WAY before the time - and how most of his innovations were incorporated into our modern cars (seat belts, disc brakes, rear engine configurations, etc.) - and how a corrupt system stifles innovation and manipulates systems that SHOULD benefit the public - interesting how Lloyd Bridges plays off Jeff Bridges -

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It's about time!

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    Lrdvdr
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    So many movies need an a/v upgrade and it's about time one that deserves it gets it. Now they need to go back and do it right. Everyone knows this is a great movie about a great man and that it deserves a proper upgrade. So if you're an upgrade geek that has to have them all no matter what, ok go ahead. But, if you're looking for something more. Well.......

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Forgotten Coppola gem makes it to blu

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    HudsonHawk
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    This is one of the more forgotten gems from Francis Ford Coppola's filmography, one that was produced by George Lucas thus making it one of his forgotten gems from his period of producing titles. The bluray looks and sounds fantastic and if nothing else, we've benefited from the long wait to the format with a great release that in no way resembles an archaic master.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    One of the best car movie.

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    Teche
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    This is a must see with a car enthusiast. A true story of an entrepreneur who is a family man with as dream of bringing the people the car of tomorrow since the big 3 after WWII weren't making anything special just using left over parts before going into war production mode making tanks, jeeps, trucks, and planes. Preston Tucker decided to come out with something new.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great film.

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    Signification

    My favorite Coppola film that's not from the 1970s, "Tucker" is a great movie. Jeff Bridges gives a very good performance as the title character. The courtroom climax is probably my favorite scene, but the whole movie is filled with great moments. The DVD is a little disappointing because of its lack of special features: a commentary and two documentaries (one about the real Tucker and one about the making-of). It's unlikely that the film will be re-released, so I recommend this edition.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great movie

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    John
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    Wonderful true story of how an automobile, with features way ahead of it's time, was torpedoed by GM and Ford. They were so afraid of this automobile that they successfully ruined Mr. Tucker and his company. A shameful thing it was. Great quality picture and sound for this 1st time Blu ray release.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good movie for a great price

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    MorkandMindy
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    Haven’t seen this movie in almost 30 years but it’s very good. This is a long overdue Blu-ray release and priced at $9.99, it’s a must buy for fans. A/V is good and it’s got a good crop of special features too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A unique car, from a unique man

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    RDahne
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    Great Story ...and it's mostly true. They took a few liberties, but the most of the facts are true. Tucker was a true genius, way ahead of his time. His car had many firsts, and would have crushed the competition.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Tucker is an inspirational movie

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    Tucker is about the inventor who manufactured the Tucker car in competition with the Big 3 car manufacturers. It is an excellent movie and is about the "American Dream" of this inventor and the obstacles he faced.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding movie

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    Rascal
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    I waited a long time for this movie to finally get to Blu-ray and even to get a digital HD version was a bonus. Highly recommend for anyone who enjoys anything to do with classic auto’s, especially about the Tucker.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    History

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    GAstorino
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    I liked the flair and History of it all and great performances here. If your a car History buff this is for you and how competitors and government fought this guy who was decades ahead of his time.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing innovator

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    SMTucker
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    Detroit did everything they could to keep him from innovating the auto industry . However all those safety innovations they fought against him introducing have now become part of every car built .

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    For Dino fans

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    IndoRaptor
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    Not as good as the previous JURASSIC WORLD, but still a worthy film for dino freaks. It's basically 2 movies in one: the lost world 1st half and the haunted mansion 2nd half.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Loved this movie at the theater!

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    Timmer55
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    Being a historical and old car buff, we had seen this movie in the theater and had it on VHS a long time ago. Saw it in Blu-Ray and had to have it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A Long time coming.

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    1994
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    This film has been a long time coming on Blu-ray and it's worth the wait! A great transfer and set of extras accompany the release! Recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Interesting Movie

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    kevman79

    Based on a true story, 'Tucker: The Man and His Dream' is an interesting movie whose subject material presents a much different viewpoint than that of popular public opinion. Recommended. Widescreen, with bonus Coppola commentary.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Glad this is on DVD

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    Allen
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    Always loved this movie, my inspiration to become an automotive engineer. I had the VHS copy, and was thrilled to see a DVD copy to update.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Stylish, fast-paced

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    BrockLanders
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    This is great latter-day Coppola. An upbeat story about an innovator that gradually darkens as he runs into one obstacle after another.

    I would recommend this to a friend