Americathon

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Comedy

Shoddy comedy with a potentially funny premise. It is 1998. Chet Roosevelt (great-grandson of Franklin) is President. The US government runs out of money, and the President is forced to hold an international telethon to raise enough money to bail out the most powerful nation in the free world. Sounds like it could be funny? It isn't. The film is ruined...read more

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03:00 — In 1998 the world's oil supply is exhausted. The U.S. Treasury is empty and in deep debt to a billionaire businessman (Chief Dan George) who'll forecl (more…)
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02:43 — In 1998 the world's oil supply is exhausted. The U.S. Treasury is empty and in deep debt to a billionaire businessman (Chief Dan George) who'll forecl (more…)

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Shoddy comedy with a potentially funny premise. It is 1998. Chet Roosevelt (great-grandson of Franklin) is President. The US government runs out of money, and the President is forced to hold an international telethon to raise enough money to bail out the m… (more)

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