American Dream: Detroit Movie

American Dream: Detroit movie poster

Buy Tickets All Trailers

3.86 / 5 stars (7 users)

2018 | PG-13 | Documentary | 1hr, 30m

Documents why the history and the future of Detroit matters in the global landscape. more

Release DateU.S.

American Dream: Detroit was released on
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 1 Day Only Release

Released; Now Playing Showtimes Buy Tickets

Cast more cast

Continues Below




Fathom Events

Rating MPAA



This documentary illustrates why the history and the future of Detroit matters in the global landscape. Told through the eyes of Bolton's own discovery, this important story has remained largely obscured by mainstream media's preference to portray only the devastation of the city's downfall, until now. This is the story of the American Dream.
official plot version from

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Michael Bolton, the multiple Grammy┬« Award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist who has sold more than 65 million records worldwide, was first drawn to Detroit while researching for his album "A Tribute to Hitsville USA." The home of his greatest musical influences, he realized that there was so much more to explore about Detroit’s past, present and future. His resulting project, the engaging and uplifting documentary “American Dream: Detroit,” celebrates the golden age of the Motor City - featuring its native entertainment legends like Francis Ford Coppola, Jerry Bruckheimer, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson and Alice Cooper - and reveals the landscape of a new Detroit being built by young visionaries and entrepreneurial moguls alike.

Questions & Answers Have a question about this movie? Ask it!

Related Links

Submit additional information and/or report errors. Send Feedback