Lost in America

Lost in America (1985)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Satire, Road Movie, Comedy of Manners  |   Release Date - Feb 8, 1985 (USA), Mar 15, 1985 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Bored with their cushy suburban existence, yuppie David (Albert Brooks) talks his wife Linda (Julie Hagerty) into selling everything they own and hitting the road to "see America." As a starting-over gesture, David and Linda are romantically remarried in Las Vegas -- which, ironically, proves to be the beginning of the end of their idyll. In short order, Linda loses their life's savings, the couple nearly self-destructs at Hoover Dam, they take blue-collar jobs in a go-nowhere Arizona town, and....Well, if you know your Albert Brooks, be prepared for a steady stream of manic social satire.



on-the-road, RV (Recreational Vehicle), gambler-compulsive, job, life-choices, money, road-trip, savings, yuppies, fish-out-of-water, self-discovery, advertising


High Artistic Quality