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.
Movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream
TUCKER: THE MAN AND HIS DREAM is a drama, from 1988, about a car designer.
There are images of car crash victims who are seen with bloody injuries to their head and faces.
There is a scene of discrimination when a man expresses reticence about shaking hands with a Japanese man. Language includes uses of the terms 'prick', 'ass', 'bastard' and 'son of a bitch'.
Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
A husband and wife kiss and hug and then fall on a bed.
Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
Brief graphic images of car-crash victims are shown during a dinner-meeting. Played for laughs, but can also be disturbing as some of the photos contain blood and gore.
Mild cursing such as b****, h***, and d***.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Minor drinking in a few scenes. No scenes of drunkenness.
Several characters, including the protagonist, are shown smoking.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
In several scenes, the protagonists becomes irate out of frustration. This may be difficult for some viewers. These are brief and very mild.