John Adams

2008 | Drama
Ended | HBO
4 out of 5 stars

John Adams is a 2008 American television miniseries chronicling most of U.S. President John Adams' political life and his role in the founding of the United States. Paul Giamatti portrays John Adams. The miniseries was directed by Tom Hooper. Kirk Ellis wrote the screenplay based on the book John Adams by David McCullough. The biopic of John Adams and the story of the first fifty years of the United States was broadcast in seven parts by HBO between March 16 and April 20, 2008. John Adams received widespread critical acclaim, and many prestigious awards. The show won four Golden Globe awards and thirteen Emmy awards, which is more than any other miniseries in history.

John Adams - Paul Giamatti
Abigail Adams - Laura Linney
Sally Adams - Mamie Gummer
Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith - Sarah Polley
George Washington - David Morse
Alexander Hamilton - Rufus Sewell
Benjamin Franklin - Tom Wilkinson
John Hancock - Justin Theroux
Samuel Adams - Danny Huston
Thomas Jefferson - Stephen Dillane
John Dickinson - Zeljko Ivanek
King George III - Tom Hollander
Edward Rutledge - Clancy O'Connor
William S. Smith - Andrew Scott
Benjamin Rush - John Dossett
Charles Adams - Kevin Trainor