Overview

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

    Director

  2. Joe Eszterhas

    Screenplay

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

Full Cast & Crew

Telling Lies in America
Telling Lies in America

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 2, 1997
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

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