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The Maker (1997)

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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... Walter Schmeiss
... Officer Emily Peck
... Josh Minnell
... Bella Sotto
... Skarney
... Felice A. Beato
... Mother Minnell
... Father Minnell
... Rubicon Beziqui
Matthew David James ... Ike
... Simon
... Customs Officer
... Partner
... Saleswoman
... Large Matron
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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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17 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Der Macher  »

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Walter: You know, Josh, one of these days freon's gonna be against the law.
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References Cops (1989) See more »

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CRIMINAL
Performed by Phoenix Thunderstone
Written by Wendy Van Dusen & Sean Heskett
Courtesy of Scratchie Records
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Another fine picture from Tim Hunter
11 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

Tim Hunter made one of my favorite films: River's Edge, so I was eager to see anything else of his. He didn't let me down. The Maker is not as grab-you-by-the throat as River's Edge, but it shares that film's overall look and feel. The Maker also is set among the same people, more or less. If you didn't catch River's Edge, imagine crime film by Victor Nunez and you'll have the spirit of this one.


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