Pssst, want to check out John Adams in our new look?
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This sprawling production from HBO is a must-see. Seven plus hours of storytelling done so masterfully with career-defining performances from both Giammati and Linney. This miniseries not only rivals the most accomplished historical biopics in either film or television, but puts most of them to shame.
You do not need to have even the slightest interest in American history to find every minute of this utterly compelling.
Amazing series! Very entertaining with some superb performances.
Like most people, especially living outside the United States, I didn't know much about Adams beyond the fact that he was the second president of the USA. In fact, I knew a lot less about the American Revolution than I thought I did. Flawless performances by Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney and a truly authentic, unromanticized feel to the 18th century made this really special. You'll chuckle along with Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, you'll cry along with the Adams, and you might even want to read David McCullough's book it was adapted from.
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!