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The Killing of America (1981)

R
90 min | Documentary, Crime

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.
Director
Sheldon Renan (directed by)
Producers
Leonard Schrader (produced by) | MataichirĂ´ Yamamoto (produced by)
Composers
W. Michael Lewis (original music by) | Mark Lindsay (original music by)
Cinematographers
Robert Charlton (cinematography by) (as Robert Charleton) | Tom Hurwitz (cinematography by) | Willy Kurant (cinematography by) | Peter Smokler (cinematography by)
Editor
Lee Percy (edited by)
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Updated Sep 5, 1981

Release date
Feb 13, 1982 (United States)

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Chuck Riley
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Ed Dorris
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Thomas Noguchi
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Sirhan Sirhan
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Wayne Henley
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Ed Kemper
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Susan Atkins
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David Berkowitz
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Kenneth Bianchi
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Lawrence Bittaker
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James Brady
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Arthur Bremer
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Sam Brown
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Louise Bundy
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Ted Bundy
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Angelo Buono
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Dean Corll
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Juan Corona
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Edward Cowart
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Richard J. Daley
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Charles de Gaulle
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Mark Essex
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John Wayne Gacy
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Richard Hall
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Mary Henley
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Dorothy Hilligiest
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Fred Hilligiest
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John Hinckley
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James R. Hoskins
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Leslie Van Houten
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Jim Jones
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Linda Kasabian
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John Kennedy Jr.
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Jacqueline Kennedy
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John F. Kennedy
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Robert F. Kennedy
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Martin Luther King
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Patricia Krenwinkel
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John Lennon
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Charles Manson
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Herbert Mullin
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Yoko Ono
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Lee Harvey Oswald
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Nancy Reagan
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Ronald Reagan
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Jack Ruby
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Robert Benjamin Smith
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Brenda Spencer
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George Wallace
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Charles Whitman
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7.6 / 10 | 1,523 votes