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The Killing of America (1981)

A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Chuck Riley ...
Narrator
Ed Dorris ...
Himself, Los Angeles Sheriff's Dept., Homicide (as Sgt. Ed Dorris Ret.)
Thomas Noguchi ...
Himself, Los Angeles County Coroner
Sirhan Sirhan ...
Himself
Wayne Henley ...
Himself
Ed Kemper ...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Berkowitz ...
Himself - Son of Sam (archive footage)
Kenneth Bianchi ...
Himself - Hillside Strangler (archive footage)
Lawrence Bittaker ...
Himself (archive footage)
Arthur Bremer ...
Himself - Shoting Wallace (archive footage)
Sam Brown ...
Himself - Sidewalk Sniper (archive footage)
Ted Bundy ...
Himself (archive footage)
Dean Corll ...
Himself (archive footage)
Juan Corona ...
Himself (archive footage)
Mark Essex ...
Himself - Howard Johnson Sniper (archive footage) (as Robert Essex)
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A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.

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The film the American authorities didn't want you to see! See more »

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Documentary | Crime

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5 September 1981 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Adeus América  »

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This film is considered to be documentary genre classified as being a "shock doc" or "shockumentary" or "shock documentary". See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Narrator: While you watched this movie, five of us were murdered. One was the random killing of a stranger.
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Connections

References Humanoids from the Deep (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

For What It's Worth
Written by Stephen Stills
Performed by Buffalo Springfield
©1966 Cotillon Music, Inc
Ten East Music Springalo Toones
Used by permission. All rights reserved
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
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Scary stuff
21 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

The Killing of America is one of those must see documentaries. Unlike other films of this sort(Executions), this is portrayed in a NON exploitational way.

Very violent, very grim and when you think about the statistics that they show... VERY SCARY!


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