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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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Tim Hunter

Writer:

Rand Ravich
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Modine ... Walter Schmeiss
Mary-Louise Parker ... Officer Emily Peck
Jonathan Rhys Meyers ... Josh Minnell
Fairuza Balk ... Bella Sotto
Michael Madsen ... Skarney
Jesse Borrego ... Felice A. Beato
Kate McGregor-Stewart ... Mother Minnell
Lawrence Pressman ... Father Minnell
Jeff Kober ... Rubicon Beziqui
Matthew David James Matthew David James ... Ike
Marc Worden ... Simon
Joel McKinnon Miller ... Customs Officer
Robert Gossett ... Partner
Kimberly Wallis ... Saleswoman
Kate Murtagh ... Large Matron
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Macher See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Walter: That's the thing about travel. It's always nice to come home.
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References Cops (1989) See more »

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Written by Mildred J. Hill & Patty S. Hill
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See it you're really bored
16 June 2000 | by shelter78See 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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