Portrait of America (1983–1988)

TV Series  |   |  Documentary
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 9 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1465 titles
created 6 months ago
list image
a list of 299 titles
created 6 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Portrait of America (1983–1988)

Portrait of America (1983–1988) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Portrait of America.




8   7   4   Unknown  
1988   1987   1986   1985   … See all »
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »


Series cast summary:
 Himself - Host / ... (7 episodes, 1985-1988)


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis







Release Date:

19 September 1983 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(54 episodes)

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Great Loss
12 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a series that took each state and gave you history beyond what you might have learned in school. I know my own state of ND had all kinds of useful history that explained how the towns were set up to be turned over to immigrants from other countries to homestead. That wasn't all that new of information, but the process they used to do it was, and who had the influence to shape such things was also new to me. That was just my state. All of the states I had seen (probably only five or six) had some really great information that was done in such an excellent way that it's a great loss it has basically disappeared. Hopefully someone will revise this at some point for sale....

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Portrait of America (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page