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.

Release Date: 2008-03-16
Seasons: 1
metacritic icon 8.5/10
themoviedb icon 7.9/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 60
Laura Linney
Laura Linney
Abigail Adams
Justin Theroux
Justin Therou...
John Hancock
Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
Benjamin Franklin
Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
John Adams
Rufus Sewell
Rufus Sewell
Alexander Hamilton
Mamie Gummer
Mamie Gummer
Sally Adams
David Morse
David Morse
George Washington
Sarah Polley
Sarah Polley
Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith
Danny Huston
Danny Huston
Samuel Adams
Stephen Dillane
Stephen Dilla...
Thomas Jefferson
Zeljko Ivanek
Zeljko Ivanek
John Dickinson
Ed Jewett
Ed Jewett
Brennan Brown
Brennan Brown
Tom Hollander
Tom Hollander
King George III
Andrew Scott
Andrew Scott
William S. Smith
John Dossett
John Dossett
Benjamin Rush
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