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Americathon (1979)

PG 08/10/1979 (US) Comedy 1h 26m
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The ultimate spectacle is now a movie.


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. Monica Mcgowan Johnson


  3. Michael Mislove


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  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

    Richard Schaal


  6. Peter Riegert

    Peter Riegert

    Eric McMurkin

  7. Nancy Morgan

    Nancy Morgan

    Lucy Beth

  8. Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf

    Oklahoma Daredevil, Roy Budnitz

  9. Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello

    The Earl of Manchester

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Original Language English

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