PG | | Biography, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
The first movie since The Godfather Part II in 1974 that Francis Ford Coppola was billed with his full name. From Apocalypse Now to this movie, he was billed as Francis Coppola.
Abe. Gee I appreciate you stopping by. How long you got between trains?
Abe: You like this? living in the middle of nowhere? Cupa coffee, 2, 3 in the morning, you could die first.
Preston Tucker: Or you could go into the kitchen and make some
Abe: Who needs coffee, 2 in the ...
Preston Tucker: ...
Widescreen images dependent upon lenses not available until 1953 even for theatrical films are used in internal documentaries and the public relation footage in a movie set in 1947 or 1948.
Photographs of the real Preston Tucker appear during the closing credits.
2018 Blu-ray Disc release features a newly-film introduction to the film by director Francis Ford Coppola.
$3,709,562 14 August 1988