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Premiere February 15, 1987
Finale February 22, 1987
Based on Ben Stein (concept) [1]
Network/Provider ABC
Style 120-minute drama
Company ABC Circle Films
Episodes 7
Origin USA / Canada

Amerika is a drama miniseries that aired on ABC. It is based on an idea originally suggested in a newspaper column by Ben Stein and was written, produced and directed by Donald Wrye.

The miniseries depicts life in a Communist-ruled United States of America, ten years after a bloodless coup staged by the USSR.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Kris Kristofferson Devin Milford
Sam Neill Col. Andrei Denisov
Robert Urich Peter Bradford
Cindy Pickett Amanda Bradford
Wendy Hughes Marion Andrews
Armin Mueller-Stahl Gen. Petya Samanov
Richard Bradford Ward Milford
Ivan Dixon Dr. Alan Drummond
Ford Rainey Will Milford
Graham Beckel Clayton Cullen
Reiner Schöne Maj. Helmut Gurtman
Christine Lahti Alethea Milford
Dorian Harewood Jeffrey Wyman
Mariel Hemingway Kimberly Ballard
Lara Flynn Boyle Jackie Bradford


# Title Airdate
1 Part 1 February 15, 1987
2 Part 2 February 16, 1987
3 Part 3 February 17, 1987
4 Part 4 February 18, 1987
5 Part 5 February 19, 1987
6 Part 6 February 20, 1987
7 Part 7 February 22, 1987


DVD Releases

There has been no official DVD release of the series to date.

External Sites