God Bless America is a 2011 dark comedy film that combines elements of political satire with black humor. The film was written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, and stars Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr and Mackenzie Brooke Smith.
God Bless America had its world premiere on September 9, 2011, at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, and was released On Demand on April 6, 2012 and is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 11, 2012.
Frank Murdoch (Joel Murray) is an insurance salesman who is sick of how America has fallen to a state of idiocracy based on pop culture and internet influences. After a boring evening of watching television, including a reality show series where a woman throws a used tampon at another for defecating in her food, and an episode of "American Superstarz" (a direct reference to "American Idol") where a singer named Steven Clark is ostracized for his horrible singing voice, much like the case of William Hung, Frank contemplates killing his neighbors, whose screaming baby mixed in with his own insomnia and headaches give him a lack of peace in his own home. His ex-wife, Alison (Melinda Page Hamilton) is a stupid, shallow woman who has custody of