The American Success Company

The American Success Company (1980)

A movie dedicated to the fine art of making it.

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1980-03-01
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 2 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: William Richert
star 7.2/10
From 2 Ratings


A husband is humiliated at home and at work. He decides he has had enough of it and hires a prostitute to help him get back at his boss, wife and friends and get a lot richer in the process.

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  • Jeff Bridges

    as Harry
  • Belinda Bauer

    as Sarah
  • Ned Beatty

    as Mr. Elliott
  • Steven Keats

    as Rick Duprez
  • Bianca Jagger

    as Corinne
  • John Glover

    as Ernst
  • Mascha Gonska

    as Greta
  • Michael Durrell

    as Herman
  • Eva Maria Meineke

    as Mrs. Heinemann
  • Günter Meisner

    as Maitre 'd
  • Michelle Bauer

  • Claudia Butenuth

  • Erland Erlandsen

  • Peter Capell

  • Michaela May

  • Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel

  • Ute Willing

Directing William Richert Director
Writing William Richert Writer
Production Daniel H. Blatt Producer
Production Edgar J. Scherick Producer
Sound Maurice Jarre Original Music Composer
Camera Anthony B. Richmond Director of Photography