America at the Movies Poster

Release Date: 1976

PG|1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary
In an effort to document more than six decades of celluloid history in less than two hours, this film includes clips from more than 80 iconic American movies. Released in 1976 to mark the country's 200th birthday, the film's five chapters deal with screen representations of family life, war, the American city, faith and the nation's diverse natural landscape. The film captures Marlon Brando, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, John Wayne and dozens of other stars.

Director: George Stevens Jr.

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: American Film Institute

Keywords: New York City, Amusing, Rise, Los Angeles, Love, Quest, Fascinating, Sacrifice, Emotional