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  • Telling Lies in America (1997)
  • PG-13
    101 min | Drama, Music
Telling Lies in America (1997)
PG-13
101 min | Drama, Music

A loner befriends a local celebrity, Billy Magic, but he soon begins to tell lies in order to maintain the friendship and the newfound status.
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Director
Guy Ferland (directed by)
Writer
Joe Eszterhas (written by)
Producers
Fran Rubel Kuzui (produced by) | Ben Myron (produced by)
Composer
Nicholas Pike (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Jill Savitt (edited by)
Casting Directors
Susan Brown (casting by) | Emily Schweber (casting by)
Production Designer
James A. Gelarden (as James Gelarden)
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Release date
Oct 15, 1997 (United States)
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58 cast members
Name Known for
Kevin Bacon
Billy Magic Billy Magic   See fewer
Brad Renfro
Karchy 'Chucky' Jonas Karchy 'Chucky' Jonas   See fewer
Maximilian Schell
Dr. Istvan Jonas Dr. Istvan Jonas   See fewer
Calista Flockhart
Diney Majeski Diney Majeski   See fewer
Tony Devon
Danny Hogan Danny Hogan   See fewer
Paul Dooley
Father Norton Father Norton   See fewer
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Kevin Boyle Kevin Boyle   See fewer
Damen Fletcher
Amos 'Blood Smith' Amos 'Blood Smith'   See fewer
Jerry Swindall
Andy 'Croak' Stas Andy 'Croak' Stas   See fewer
K.K. Dodds
Justine Justine   See fewer
James Kisicki
Cecil Simms Cecil Simms   See fewer
J.J. Horna
The Blind Kid The Blind Kid   See fewer
Ben Saypol
Timmy Morelli Timmy Morelli   See fewer
Rohn Thomas
Sgt. Disapri Sgt. Disapri   See fewer
Joe Baka
Det. Carpenter Det. Carpenter   See fewer
Tuesday Knight
WHK Receptionist WHK Receptionist   See fewer
Dave Buckel
WHK Newscaster WHK Newscaster   See fewer
Matt Miller
Asst. District Attorney Asst. District Attorney   See fewer
Jack Skelly
Immigration Judge John J. Donnelly (as Jack Skelley) Immigration Judge John J. Donnelly (as Jack Skelley)   See fewer
Jane Jean Miller
Groupie #1 Groupie #1   See fewer
Wendy Waltz
Groupie #2 Groupie #2   See fewer
Angelique Osborne
Giggly girl Giggly girl   See fewer
Abdullah Bey
Old man Old man   See fewer
Patrick White
School Kid School Kid   See fewer
Ron Lewis
Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins   See fewer
Billy Lockwood
Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins (as a different name) Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins (as a different name)   See fewer
Christopher Jenning
Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins   See fewer
Phillip O'Rourke
Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins   See fewer
Niles Rivers
Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins (as Niles River) Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins (as Niles River)   See fewer
Daryl Trammer
Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins Musician: Blood Smith and the Tenderloins   See fewer
Matt Bunner
Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang   See fewer
Tom Nagel
Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang / Sock Hop Dancer Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang / Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Tom Palmieri
Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang / Sock Hop Dancer Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang / Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
John Sloan
Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang   See fewer
John Woyton
Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang   See fewer
Mike Ross
Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang Member of Kevin Boyle's Gang   See fewer
Courtne Benson
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Dottie Dixon
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Ben Harvey
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Lucas Haugh
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Tjader France
Sock Hop Dancer (as Tjader Jamal) Sock Hop Dancer (as Tjader Jamal)   See fewer
Stacey Woodson
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Monica Reed
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Renzy Parnell
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Brendon Berns
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Matt McBride
Sock Hop Dancer (as Matthew McBride) Sock Hop Dancer (as Matthew McBride)   See fewer
Melanie Rademaker
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Maureen Winston
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Brooke Devereaux
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Sunny Jenkins
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Jennifer Nicolino
Sock Hop Dancer Sock Hop Dancer   See fewer
Molly McDougal
Good Looking Girl at Diner Good Looking Girl at Diner   See fewer
Jessica Galinas
Sock Hop Dancer (uncredited) Sock Hop Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Maggie Gibbons
Girl in classroom (uncredited) Girl in classroom (uncredited)   See fewer
Brad Hoss
Schoolboy (uncredited) Schoolboy (uncredited)   See fewer
Corey Landis
Farmers Market Vegetable Salesperson (uncredited) Farmers Market Vegetable Salesperson (uncredited)   See fewer
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