Amerika (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.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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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)
Ford Rainey ...
 Will Milford (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Clayton Cullen (6 episodes, 1987)
Reiner Schöne ...
 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)
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 Betty Milford (2 episodes, 1987)
David Ferry ...
 Laird (2 episodes, 1987)
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 President (2 episodes, 1987)
Mag Ruffman ...
 Sally, VFA (2 episodes, 1987)
John Towey ...
 Herb Lister (2 episodes, 1987)
David Boles ...
 Undercover Rebel (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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15 February 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miehitetty Amerikka  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)
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ABC executive Brandon Stoddard, with the help of his wife, conceived the idea of a miniseries about America 10 years after a Soviet takeover. The day after he came up with the idea, Stoddard had a meeting with producer David L. Wolper. Wolper told Stoddard that he wanted to make a miniseries for ABC, coincidentally, about America 10 years after a Soviet takeover. Wolper's version was never made. See more »

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Peter Bradford: Damn, I'm so tired of this "I'm an American" bull! Where was all that patriotism when it counted? Where was that willingness to sacrifice? Nobody wanted to join the damn army to defend the country unless they got paid well! Nobody wanted to give any time to public service unless they could make a career out of it! And I didn't notice a lot of us giving up our lives in the last 10 years!
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Fascinating idea, but what happened?
21 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Amerika" had potential, but squandered it in a storyline that made no sense and in characters that made even less sense.

I watched this miniseries when it was broadcast, and taped it thinking it would be something worth keeping. I've never been inclined to view those tapes, because the non-sequitors were annoying the first time through.

This was a dreadful production. It isn't obscure because it was controversial, it's obscure because it's dreadful. The Russians are in charge, but why does that mean there is no running water? I kept waiting for the story to go somewhere, for Kris Kristopherson to start acting (never happened!), for some character, somewhere to make me care what happened to them.

This miniseries is not a suppressed gem. It's a well-ignored waste of time, talent, and potential.


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