The Idolmaker

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"He's got the look... He's got the talent... He's got the Idolmaker... He's got it all!"
  • PG
  • 1980
  • 1 hr 57 min
  • 7.0  (1,199)

Vince Vacari is a local songwriter and talent scout on the troll for local talent. He discovers Tomaso DeLorusso, a talented saxophone player, playing in a local club and convinces him that he can become a star performer. Vacari guides his career and cultivates him into "Tommy Dee," a wildly popular teen idol. When Dee decides to take on new management, a brokenhearted Vacari decides to prove that he can do it again. His finds a handsome busboy named Guido and transforms him into another teen idol named Casare. In the process, his vicarious obsession starts creating a series of self-destructive results.

The Idolmaker
Description
Vince Vacari is a local songwriter and talent scout on the troll for local talent. He discovers Tomaso DeLorusso, a talented saxophone player, playing in a local club and convinces him that he can become a star performer. Vacari guides his career and cultivates him into "Tommy Dee," a wildly popular teen idol. When Dee decides to take on new management, a brokenhearted Vacari decides to prove that he can do it again. His finds a handsome busboy named Guido and transforms him into another teen idol named Casare. In the process, his vicarious obsession starts creating a series of self-destructive results.

The Idolmaker is a 1980 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 57 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

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  • Release Date
    1980
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 57 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (1,199)