Americathon

(1979)

Overview

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans.

  1. Neal Israel

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Michael Mislove

    Screenplay

  3. Monica Mcgowan Johnson

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Ritter

    John Ritter

    President Chet Roosevelt

  2. Harvey Korman

    Harvey Korman

    Monty Rushmore

  3. Fred Willard

    Fred Willard

    Vincent Vanderhoff

  4. Chief Dan George

    Chief Dan George

    Sam Birdwater

  5. Richard Schaal

    Jerry

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Americathon
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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 10, 1979
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

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