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John Adams, 2008

John Adams
Directed by: Tom Hooper
Written by: David McCullough
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  501 min
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John Adams can be described as stylized, atmospheric, and sincere. The plot revolves around a head of state, leadership, and Americana. The main genres are drama, period, and historical. In terms of style, John Adams is a mini-series and is epic. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The storytelling is slow paced. John Adams is located in the USA. It takes place in the 18th century. It is based on a book. John Adams has received attention for being a Golden Globe winner, an Emmy winner, and critically acclaimed.

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John Adams (2008)

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This epic miniseries from HBO takes viewers inside the incredible life of John Adams, the second president... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 16 March 2008
Runtime: 501 min
Seasons: 1

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Paul Giamatti Paul Giamatti As John Adams 7 episodes, 2008
Laura Linney Laura Linney As Abigail Adams 7 episodes, 2008
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Just wow...
What a great show. Amazing art, very stylized in terms of the period piece itself - an ensemble or top notch actors, each and every one of them, and honestly, i think it's an interesting story point to focus on just getting the courage it took to...
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26.July.2012 |  by: Luigima
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I am not a history buff nor do I typically enjoy period pieces. I thought this might be an exception considering all the great reviews and the fact that it stars Morse, Linney, Polley, and Giamatti, all good actors in my opinion. The first disc was...
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17.December.2010 |  by: tapwater
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tapwater rated this title
Very well done production--no Hollywood-style shiny teeth here and plenty of special effects depicting vistas that no longer exist. However, as with the biopic genre, after John Adam's presidency, there's very little motivation to watch except those...
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21.September.2010 |  by: Jon Paul
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Excellent series. Paul Giamatti had an Emmy worthy performance and if he doesn't get it, I will be disappointed. This was very well done and gave many people like me a glimpse into what the life of one of our country's founding fathers was like....
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05.October.2009 |  by: adamjgb
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The acting in this series is excellent across the board and the story of Adams' life is an interesting one filled with a few triumphs and more tragedies than most could stand up to. On the other hand, it should be kept in mind that this is drama,...
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