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The Maker (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  17 October 1997 (USA)
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Josh is a high school guy who lives with adoptive parents and is involved in little crimes with his friends (including young lesbian Bella). Suddenly his elder brother Walter comes out of ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Walter Schmeiss
Officer Emily Peck
Josh Minnell
Felice A. Beato
Mother Minnell
Father Minnell
Rubicon Beziqui
Matthew David James ...
Customs Officer
Kate Murtagh ...
Large Matron


Josh is a high school guy who lives with adoptive parents and is involved in little crimes with his friends (including young lesbian Bella). Suddenly his elder brother Walter comes out of the blue (he left home 10 years ago when he was 18 and was never heard during these years). After that Walter starts to involve Josh in various new criminal activities, including robbery. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong violence, drug use, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

17 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Macher  »

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2.35 : 1
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Walter: That's the thing about travel. It's always nice to come home.
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References The Day of the Dolphin (1973) See more »


Performed by The Mr. T Experience
Lyrics by Dorothy Parker
Courtesy of Lookout! Records
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Very Decent Picture
13 December 1998 | by (Burbank, CA) – See all my reviews

This is a really decent flick. Interesting story, well written, and well done. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers will evolve as one of the biggest new stars in the next couple of years. Great actor, great looking, beaucoup screen presence and personality.

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