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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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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Connections

References The Day of the Dolphin (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

POPOL VUH III
Performed by Flying Saucer Attack
Written by D. Pearce
Courtesy of Drag City
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Another fine picture from Tim Hunter
11 October 1999 | by SMM-3See 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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