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Telling Lies in America (1997)

08/02/1997 (US) Drama 1h 41m

Just don't get caught.


A 17-year-old boy becomes friends with Billy Magic, the radio DJ he idolizes, and eventually slips into the payola and corruption of the entertainment world.

  1. Guy Ferland


  2. Joe Eszterhas


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kevin Bacon

    Kevin Bacon

    Billy Magic

  2. Brad Renfro

    Brad Renfro

    Karchy 'Chucky' Jonas

  3. Maximilian Schell

    Maximilian Schell

    Dr. Istvan Jonas

  4. Calista Flockhart

    Calista Flockhart

    Diney Majeski

  5. Paul Dooley

    Paul Dooley

    Father Norton

  6. Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Kevin Boyle

  7. Luke Wilson

    Luke Wilson


  8. Tony Devon

    Tony Devon

    Danny Hogan

  9. Damen Fletcher


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Telling Lies in America
Telling Lies in America

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue $318,809.00


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