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Lost in America

Albert Brooks

Lost in America (Criterion Blu-Ray)

25 Jul 2017


1 Disc

SRP: $39.95

Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • United States
  • 1985
  • 91 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #887

In this hysterical satire of Reagan-era values, written and directed by Albert Brooks, a successful Los Angeles advertising executive (Brooks) and his wife (Julie Hagerty) decide to quit their jobs, buy a Winnebago, and follow their Easy Rider fantasies of freedom and the open road. When a stop in Las Vegas nearly derails their plans, they’re forced to come to terms with their own limitations and those of the American dream. Brooks’s barbed wit and confident direction drive Lost in America, an iconic example of his restless movies about insecure characters searching for satisfaction in the modern world that established his unique comic voice and transformed the art of observational humor.


David HowardAlbert Brooks
Linda HowardJulie Hagerty
Paul DunnMichael Greene
Casino managerGarry K. Marshall
PattyMaggie Roswell


DirectorAlbert Brooks
Written byAlbert Brooks and Monica Johnson
ProducerMarty Katz
Executive producerHerb Nanas
Director of photographyEric Saarinen
EditorDavid Finfer
Production designRichard Sawyer

Disc Features


  • New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New conversation with director Albert Brooks and filmmaker Robert Weide
  • New interviews with actor Julie Hagerty, executive producer Herb Nanas, and comic writer and director James L. Brooks
  • Trailer
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Scott Tobias

Other Editions

Lost in America (Criterion DVD)

25 Jul 2017


1 Disc

SRP: $29.95

Criterion Store price:$23.96


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