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American Masters (1985) | Details

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Plot Summary

Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charlie Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holiday, and Composer and Conductor Leonard Bernstein.

Release Date

USA

1985-10-07

(new york film festival)

USA

1986-01

(usa film festival)

USA

1986-06-23

No data

France

2004-04-22

(dvd premiere)

Also Known As (A.K.A.)

American Masters

(Original title)

American Masters

Australia

American Masters

Canada (English title)

American Masters

Germany

American Masters

Italy

アメリカン・マスターズ

Japan (Japanese title)

Американские мастера

Russia (video title)

Американские мастера

Soviet Union (Russian title)

美國大師

Taiwan

American Masters

UK

American Masters

USA

Certification

Norway

A

(recommended rating)

USA

Not Rated

No data

USA

TV-14

No data

Sensitive content guide

Sex & Nudity

Unrated

Violence & Gore

Unrated

Profanity

Unrated

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Unrated

Frightening & Intense Scenes

Unrated

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards (2021)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2021
Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2021
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2020)
Primetime Emmy Awards (2019)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2019
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2018)
Primetime Emmy Awards (2017)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2017
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2016)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2016
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2015)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2015
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2014)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2014
Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2014
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2014
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2013)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2013
Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2013
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2013
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2012)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2012
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2012
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2012
Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
Primetime Emmy Awards (2011)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2011
Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2011
Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2011
Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2011
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2011
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
Primetime Emmy Awards (2010)
Primetime Emmy Awards (2009)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2009
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2009
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2009
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2008)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2008
Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2008
Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Primetime Emmy Awards (2007)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2007
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2007
Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2007
Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Primetime Emmy Awards (2006)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2006
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Small Team Entries - Primarily Single-Camera Productions)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2006
Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2006
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2006
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Primetime Emmy Awards (2004)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2004
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2004
Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2004
Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2004
Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2004
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Primetime Emmy Awards (2003)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2003
Outstanding Sound Mixing for Non-Fiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2003
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series (Traditional)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   2003
Outstanding Sound Editing for Non-Fiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
Primetime Emmy Awards (2001)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2001
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (2000)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   2000
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (1999)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1999
Outstanding Non-Fiction Series
Primetime Emmy Awards (1998)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1998
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Primetime Emmy Awards (1997)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards (1991)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1991
Outstanding Writing for Non-Fiction Programming
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1991
Outstanding Non-Fiction Special
Primetime Emmy Awards (1990)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1990
Outstanding Informational Special
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1990
Outstanding Informational Special
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1990
Outstanding Performance in Informational Programming
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1990
Outstanding Writing in Informational Programming
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1990
Outstanding Directing in Informational Programming
Primetime Emmy Awards (1989)
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1989
Outstanding Informational Special
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1989
Outstanding Informational Special
Primetime Emmy Awards (1988)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1988
Outstanding Informational Series
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1988
Outstanding Informational Special
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1988
Outstanding Informational Special
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1988
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming
Primetime Emmy Awards (1987)
Winner
Primetime Emmy   1987
Outstanding Informational Series
Nominated
Primetime Emmy   1987
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming - Directing