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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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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 »

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

Homicide
Written by Nick Cash & Guy Days
Performed by 999
Courtesy of Albion Records Ltd.
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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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