America has been bloodlessly taken over by the Soviet Union, leading to slave-labor camps for some, collaboration for others and rebellion for yet others.
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1987  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Devin Milford (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Peter Bradford (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Marion Andrews (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Colonel Andrei Denisov (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Amanda Bradford (6 episodes, 1987)
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 General Petya Samanov (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Ward Milford (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Dr. Alan Drummond (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Will Milford (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Clayton Cullen (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Major Helmut Gurtman (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Alethea Milford (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Jeffrey Wyman (5 episodes, 1987)
Marcel Hillaire ...
 Dieter Heinlander (5 episodes, 1987)
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 Kimberly Ballard (5 episodes, 1987)
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 Jackie Bradford (5 episodes, 1987)
Steve Drury ...
 Scott (5 episodes, 1987)
Don Reilly ...
 Justin Milford (4 episodes, 1987)
Patricia Idlette ...
 Melanie Blackstone (4 episodes, 1987)
Errol Slue ...
 Reverend Blackstone (4 episodes, 1987)
Kelly Proctor ...
 Billy Milford (3 episodes, 1987)
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 Young Caleb (3 episodes, 1987)
Jason Wild ...
 Youth Communist Leader (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Betty Milford (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Laird (2 episodes, 1987)
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 President (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Sally, VFA (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Herb Lister (2 episodes, 1987)
Richard Blackburn ...
 KGB Agent (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Undercover Rebel (2 episodes, 1987)
Sheila Lynn Buckley ...
 Modern Dance Judge (2 episodes, 1987)
Marek Krawczyk ...
 Mental Hospital Patient (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Dierdre's Mother (2 episodes, 1987)
Timothy Skulish ...
 Body Guard (2 episodes, 1987)
Sam Stone ...
 Rebel (2 episodes, 1987)
Toby Tarnow ...
 Helen (2 episodes, 1987)
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America has been bloodlessly taken over by the Soviet Union, leading to slave-labor camps for some, collaboration for others and rebellion for yet others. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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1997. The world is different. The dream is the same. Let freedom ring.

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Action | Drama | Fantasy

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Release Date:

15 February 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miehitetty Amerikka  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Richard Chamberlain was considered for the role of Devin Milford. See more »

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Devin Milford: I'm not going to accept the breakup of America. I'll resist with my spirit; I'll resist with my life. I can resist because I've found the love of my children; the possibility that their lives are more important than my own. I'll live through my children - through whatever good and true things I might have taught them, or the legacy of fear I might have left them. Each of us will find our best selves, or our worst selves - and in finding that, immortality.
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Eerie TV classic miniseries bears re-watching
12 July 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

We (my Dad and I) taped the AMERIKA miniseries on its premiere air dates and I'm so glad we did. I've read a couple reviews here at IMdB that claim this milestone is boring. I believe they are misinterpreting the decided communist slant of this production. The production seems off-kilter because of it is presented through "a weary and wintry Russian eye", which might be compared to the powerless angst of the Russian characters of the Dr. Zhivago film. The characters are all doomed to communism and it's fascinating to view their ways of coping. Kristofferson and Urich are both powerhouses in this vein. My favorite theme is the outlawing of sentimental media, my favorite scene when Mariel Hemingway attends the illegal performance of "The Fantasticks". Shades of George Orwell's "1984", about a communist state where things that are illegal for the masses are allowed (but not admittedly) for the elite party members. So I say "God Bless AMERIKA". I think I'll watch it again next week.


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