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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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Credited cast:
Chuck Riley ...
Narrator
Ed Dorris ...
Himself (as Sgt. Ed Dorris Ret.)
Thomas Noguchi ...
Himself
Sirhan Sirhan ...
Himself
Wayne Henley ...
Himself
Ed Kemper ...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Susan Atkins ...
Herself (archive footage)
David Berkowitz ...
Himself (archive footage)
Kenneth Bianchi ...
Himself (archive footage)
Lawrence Bittaker ...
Himself (archive footage)
James Brady ...
Himself (archive footage)
Arthur Bremer ...
Himself (archive footage)
Sam Brown ...
Himself (archive footage)
Louise Bundy ...
Herself - Ted Bundy's Mother (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
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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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WE DARE YOU! To see the most shocking film ever made See more »

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5 September 1981 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Adeus América  »

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The United States of America was described as a "land of one million murders" by one of the film's directors, writers and producers - Sheldon Renan. See more »

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[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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References Hardcore (1979) See more »

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Imagine
Written by John Lennon
Performed by John Lennon
©1971 Northern Songs Limited
All rights for the U.S.A, Mexico and the Philippines
controlled by Maclen Music Incorporated
Used by permission. All rights reserved
Courtesy of Capital Records, Inc. and EMI Records Limited
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Great documentary.
16 January 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Very interesting and entertaining documentary featuring heaps of real footage of shootings and assassinations, etc. The squeamish should definitely avoid, because the footage is extremely graphic, and should definitely not be viewed by those under the age of 18.


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