American Dreamer
American Dreamer (1984)

American Dreamer stars JoBeth Wiliams as a bored housewife whose only excitement comes when she escapes into reading about Rebecca Ryan, the central character in a series of romantic thriller novels. She wins a writing contest and is… More

Directed By:
Rated: PG
Running Time:
Release Date: October 26, 1984
DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Williams has been just fine in co-starring roles or as part of ensembles, but she struggles mightily to carry this heavy-handed comedy on her shoulders; still, she's better than Conti, whose miscasting is a perpetual distraction.

Full review…
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)

Doesn't hold many surprises.

Full review…
Scott Weinberg

Resoundingly generic "Romancing the Stone" copycat.

More reviews for American Dreamer

Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Charming caper film with JoBeth Williams obviously having fun and the wonderful Coral Browne in support.