Lost in America

Lost in America (1985)

A down to earth comedy

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1985-02-08
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 127 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Marty Katz Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Albert Brooks
star 6.9/10
From 127 Ratings


David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling around America...in a Winnebago.

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  • Albert Brooks

    as David Howard
  • Julie Hagerty

    as Linda Howard
  • Sylvia Farrel

    as Receptionist
  • Tina Kincaid

    as Model
  • Candy Ann Brown

    as David's Secretary
  • Maggie Roswell

    as Patty
  • Hans Wagner

    as Hans (voice)
  • Brady Rubin

    as Paul Dunn's Secretary
  • Michael Greene

    as Paul Dunn
  • Tom Tarpey

    as Brad Tooley
  • Robert Hughes

    as Security Guard
  • Raynold Gideon

    as Ray
  • John Di Fusco

    as Motorcyclist
  • Michael Cornelison

    as Front Desk Clerk
  • Radu Gavor

    as Bellman
  • John Reade

    as Casino Security Guard
  • Pat Garrison

    as Roulette Croupier
  • Garry Marshall

    as Casino Manager
  • Byron Tong

    as Roulette Player
  • Gayle Lanza

    as Hostess
  • Donald Gibb

    as Ex-Convict
  • Charles Boswell

    as Highway Patrolman
  • Zeke Manners

    as Couple in Trailer Park
  • Bea Manners

    as Couple in Trailer Park
  • Ernie Brown

    as Pharmacist
  • Art Frankel

    as Employment Agent
  • Mark Sydney

    as Boy on Bicycle
  • David Michael Katz

    as Boy on Bicycle
  • Raul Flores

    as Boy on Bicycle
  • Herb Nanas

    as Mercedes Driver
  • Joey Coleman

    as Skippy
  • Rex Reed

    as Rex Reed (voice) (uncredited)
  • Larry King

    as Larry King (voice) (uncredited)
  • James L. Brooks

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Priscilla Cory

    as Model (uncredited)
  • Bob Hughes

    as Security Guard (uncredited)
Directing Albert Brooks Director
Writing Albert Brooks Writer
Sound Dino Dimuro Sound Effects Editor
Sound Arthur B. Rubinstein Original Music Composer
Art Richard C. Goddard Set Decoration
Editing David Finfer Editor
Production Herb Nanas Executive Producer
Production Marty Katz Producer
Production Marty Katz Production Manager
Costume & Make-Up Rick Sharp Makeup Artist
Writing Monica Mcgowan Johnson Writer
Sound Earl Sampson Boom Operator
Camera Eric Saarinen Director of Photography
Sound Vanessa Theme Ament Foley Artist
Art Pat O'Connor Property Master
Sound Clive Smith Sound Effects Editor
Directing Robert J. Doherty Second Assistant Director
Production Barbara Claman Casting
Sound Val Kuklowsky Sound Editor
Sound Bill Nelson Sound Mixer
Sound Fred Judkins Sound Effects Editor
Sound John Kline Sound Effects Editor
Sound Russ Tinsley Supervising Sound Effects Editor
Sound Rick Kline Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Richard Sawyer Production Design
Sound Joe Melody Supervising Sound Effects Editor
Sound Alyson Dee Moore Foley Artist
Sound Robert J. Litt Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Elliot Tyson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Richard Albain Special Effects
Art John Schacht Leadman
Costume & Make-Up Julie Glick Costumer
Directing Karen Hale Wookey Script Supervisor
Crew David Kelson Cableman
Costume & Make-Up KG Ramsey Hairdresser
Directing Michael Daves First Assistant Director
Sound Scott A. Tinsley Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Cynthia Bales Costume Supervisor
Art William M. Bell Construction Coordinator
Sound Rusty Tinsley Sound Effects Editor
Art Ronnie Chambers Leadman