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The Maker (1997)

 -  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 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 »
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Der Macher  »

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Walter: That's the thing about travel. It's always nice to come home.
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References Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969) See more »

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DON'T SAY GOODBYE
Performed by Walter 'Wolfman' Washington
Written by Walter 'Wolfman' Washington (as Walter Washington) & Christine Washington
Courtesy of Rounder Records
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See it you're really bored
16 June 2000 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

The film is about two brothers who lost contact with each other during their teenage years. The younger brother Josh, live a messy but rather okay life, he hang out with his friends, doing silly things. At Josh 18th birthday his long lost brother comes home... I leave the rest for you to find out.

I think it's a kind of messy movie, it really doesn't tell a story. Not a good story anyway. You can almost figure out quite fast how things are. The acting in the movie was decent, Josh wears the same expression on his face during 99% of the film.

My advice to you, watch it if you're really bored.


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