Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

The true story of Preston Tucker.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1988-08-12
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 353 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Francis Ford Coppola
star 6.7/10
From 353 Ratings


Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1945. Engineer Preston Tucker dreams of designing the car of future, but his innovative envision will be repeatedly sabotaged by his own unrealistic expectations and the Detroit automobile industry tycoons.

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  • Jeff Bridges

    as Preston Tucker
  • Joan Allen

    as Vera
  • Martin Landau

    as Abe
  • Frederic Forrest

    as Eddie
  • Mako

    as Jimmy
  • Dean Stockwell

    as Howard Hughes
  • Christian Slater

    as Junior
  • Nina Siemaszko

    as Marilyn Lee
  • Marshall Bell

    as Frank
  • Peter Donat

    as Kerner
  • Elias Koteas

    as Alex
  • Jay O. Sanders

    as Kirby
  • Corin Nemec

    as Noble
  • Don Novello

    as Stan
  • Anders Johnson

    as Johnny
  • Dean Goodman

    as Bennington
  • John X. Heart

    as Ferguson's Agent
  • Patti Austin

    as Millie
  • Sandy Bull

    as Stan's Assistant
  • Joe Miksak

    as Judge
  • Scott Beach

    as Floyd Cerf
  • Roland Scrivner

    as Oscar Beasley
  • Bob Safford

    as Narrator (voice)
  • Larry Menkin

    as Doc
  • Ron Close

    as Fritz
  • Joe Flood

    as Dutch
  • Leonard Gardner

    as Gas Station Owner
  • Bill Bonham

    as Garage Owner
  • Abigail van Alyn

    as Ferguson's Secretary #1
  • Taylor Gilbert

    as Ferguson's Secretary #2
  • David Booth

    as Man in Hall
  • David Booth

    as Woman on Steps
  • Al Hart

    as Newscaster (voice)
  • Cab Covay

    as Security Guard
  • James Cranna

    as Man in Audience
  • Bill Reddick

    as Board Member
  • Ed Loerke

    as Mayor
  • Jay Jacobus

    as Head Engineer
  • Anne Lawder

    as Bennington's Secretary
  • Jeanette Lana Sartain

    as Singing Girl #1
  • Mary Buffett

    as Singing Girl #2
  • Annie Stocking

    as Singing Girl #3
  • Michael McShane

    as Recording Engineer
  • Hope Alexander-Willis

    as Tucker's Secretary #1
  • Taylor Young

    as Tucker's Secretary #2
  • Jim Giovanni

    as Police Sergeant
  • Joe Lerer

    as Reporter at Trial
  • Morgan Upton

    as Ingram
  • Ken Grantham

    as SEC Agent
  • Mark Anger

    as Blue
  • Al Nalbandian

    as Jury Foreman
  • Lloyd Bridges

    as Senator Homer Ferguson (uncredited)
  • Sofia Coppola

    as Girl at Mellon Publicity Event (uncredited)
Directing Francis Ford Coppola Director
Writing Arnold Schulman Screenplay
Writing David Seidler Screenplay
Production Fred Fuchs Producer
Production Fred Roos Producer
Directing Wilma Garscadden-Gahret Script Supervisor
Art Alex Tavoularis Art Direction
Sound Tim Holland Sound Effects Editor
Sound Michael Evje Production Sound Mixer
Sound Joe Jackson Original Music Composer
Sound Robert Shoup Sound Effects Editor
Lighting Pat Fitzsimmons Gaffer
Crew Buddy Joe Hooker Stunt Coordinator
Editing Priscilla Nedd-Friendly Editor
Production Janet Hirshenson Casting
Production Jane Jenkins Casting
Production Ian Bryce Unit Production Manager
Art Armin Ganz Set Decoration
Camera Ralph Nelson Jr. Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Winnie D. Brown Costume Supervisor
Editing Louise Rubacky First Assistant Editor
Camera Vittorio Storaro Director of Photography
Art Dean Tavoularis Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Lyndell Quiyou Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Richard Dean Makeup Artist
Production George Lucas Executive Producer
Sound D. G. Fisher Boom Operator
Costume & Make-Up Judianna Makovsky Assistant Costume Designer
Sound Mark Adler Music Editor
Sound Richard Beggs Sound Designer
Production Teri Fettis-D'Ovidio Associate Producer
Visual Effects David Pier Special Effects Supervisor
Sound Gloria S. Borders Supervising Sound Editor
Directing L. Dean Jones Jr. Second Assistant Director
Crew Enrico Umetelli Technical Advisor
Crew Carmine Coppola Additional Music
Production Aleta Chappelle Location Casting
Art Jim Pohl Set Designer
Visual Effects Robert Finley Jr. Visual Effects
Production Maureen Murphy Production Coordinator
Camera Jamie Anderson Camera Operator
Sound Tom Johnson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Anahid Nazarian Researcher
Art Douglas E. Madison Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Milena Canonero Costume Designer
Camera Richard Dova Spah Key Grip
Art Bob Goldstein Set Designer
Directing Daniel R. Suhart Second Assistant Director
Directing H. Gordon Boos First Assistant Director
Production Rory Enke Location Manager
Sound Richard Beggs Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Directing Buddy Joe Hooker Second Unit Director
Sound Dennie Thorpe Foley Artist
Sound Randy Thom Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Douglas T. Madison Assistant Property Master
Crew Dick Ziker Stunts
Sound Melissa Dietz Dialogue Editor
Crew Steve M. Davison Stunts
Crew Tim A. Davison Stunts
Crew Gary McLarty Stunts
Crew Jimmy Nickerson Stunts
Art Doug von Koss Leadman
Art John J. Rutchland Jr. Construction Coordinator
Production Jonathan Shedd Assistant Location Manager
Production Susan Griffin Assistant Location Manager
Production Joe Murphy Production Accountant
Production Linda Knechtli Assistant Accountant
Production Kimberly Nelson Production Secretary
Crew Susan Landau Finch Unit Publicist
Crew Paula Tracy-Smuin Choreographer
Camera Billy Clevenger First Assistant Camera
Camera Michael Santy First Assistant Camera
Camera Doug Hunt Second Assistant Camera
Camera Deborah Morgan Second Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Anne Polland Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Jill Maley Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Louis Infante Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Karen Bradley Assistant Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Terry Baliel Assistant Hairstylist
Camera Dennis Pope Grip
Camera Leo Loverro Dolly Grip
Camera David Heron Dolly Grip
Editing Roderick W. Finney Assistant Editor
Sound Tom Bellfort ADR Editor
Sound Louise Rubacky ADR Editor
Sound Diana Pellegrini Foley Editor
Sound Sandina Bailo-Lape Foley Editor
Sound Mildred Iatrou Assistant Sound Designer
Sound Paige Sartorius Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Michele Perrone Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Clare C. Freeman Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Martha Pike Assistant Sound Editor
Sound E. Jeane Putnam Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Nicole Boris Assistant Sound Editor
Editing Donah Bassett Negative Cutter
Crew Steve Collins Transportation Coordinator