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Tucker: The Man And His Dream

Preston Thomas Tucker (Jeff Bridges) is a man before his time, a maverick innovator who dreams of changing the world by introducing improved safety features and aerodynamic design to the automotive industry.However, as the man attempts to pursue his dreams, big trouble looms in the form of allegations and a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of his corporation under the implied encouragement of Detroit's Big Three. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Theater Release: 11 Aug 1988
Video Release: 23 Oct 2000
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Tucker: The Man And His Dream Rated PG?

Overall: A-
Set in the 1940’s, this Lucas/Coppola collaboration brings to film the historic tale of the plagued Tucker Torpedo and its ambitious creator who fights big business meddling and government red-tape to realize his American Dream.

Violence: B
Frustrated man throws a stick, man outruns police in his speeding car, short scene with slides of bloody and injured accident victims, man throws object and breaks glass, man hits object in anger, reporter offers bribe to another man, man nearly killed by falling car parts, rowdy crowd chants for action, car crashes and rolls without injury to driver, portrayal of dishonest politician, child makes threat toward man, man intentionally leads police on high speed chase, angry outburst occurs in courtroom.

Sexual Content: A-
Man kisses his wife on numerous occasions, hugs shown between family members, dress strap slides off teenaged girl’s shoulder.

Language: C+
At least: 22 mild profanities, 5 moderate profanities, 2 terms of Deity as expletives and 1 use in reference to Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C+
Main character smokes throughout film, smoking and drinking shown in social gatherings, workers shown smoking on job, man offered a martini, man invites another man to go for a drink.

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