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John Adams (2008)

Cast: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Stephen Dillane, more...
Director: Tom Hooper
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Rating: Not Rated,
Studio: HBO Home Video
Genre: Action, Drama, Television, Costume Drama/Period Piece, Biopics, Adventure, Miniseries
Languages: English, Spanish
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

Synopsis
Emmy Award-winning director Tom Hopper takes the helm for this epic, seven-part miniseries produced by Playtone's Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and presenting American history as seen from the perspective of fiercely independent founding father John Adams (Paul Giamatti). Based on author David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, the film tells the tale of a leader whose remarkable vision helped to guide a burgeoning republic through an especially tumultuous period. Thanks to the tireless support of his loving wife Abigail (Laura Linney), and lifelong friendship with political rivalry Thomas Jefferson (Stephen Dillane), John Adams rose to prominence as the spokesman for the American independence movement before moving on to become America's first ambassador to Holland and England, the first American Vice President, the second American President, and the father of the sixth American President. As with McCullough's best-selling biography, the film draws on a comprehensive collection of letters, diaries, and family papers in order to create the most accurate representation of Adams' life and achievements ever captured on film. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

GreenCine Member Ratings

John Adams (Disc 1 of 3) (2008)
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John Adams (Disc 2 of 3) (2008)
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John Adams (Disc 3 of 3) (2008)
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8.83 (6 votes)
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