Angels in America
Angels in America is a 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tony Kushner. Kushner adapted his original text for the screen, and Mike Nichols directed. Set in 1985, the film has at its core the story of two couples whose relationships dissolve amidst the backdrop of Reagan era politics, the spreading AIDS epidemic, and a rapidly changing social and political climate.HBO broadcast the film in various formats: two 3-hour chunks that correspond to "Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika", as well as six 1-hour "chapters" that roughly correspond to an act or two of each of these plays; the first three chapters were initially broadcast on December 7, 2003 to international acclaim, with the final three chapters following.Angels in America was the most-watched made-for-cable film in 2003, garnering much critical acclaim and multiple Golden Globe and Emmy awards, among other numerous accolades. In 2006, Seattle Times listed the series amongst "Best of the filmed AIDS portrayals" on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of AIDS.Angels in America featuring Al Pacino and Meryl Streep has one or more episodes streaming on HBO, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on iTunes, and 5 others. It's a drama and fantasy show with 6 episodes over 1 season. Angels in America is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (22,796 votes).
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S01 E01Dec 7, 2003
Millennium Approaches: Chapter One - Bad News Dec 7, 2003 Prior Walter is diagnosed with AIDS that changes his life and he must deal with such new obstacle. Moreover, his partner abandoned him. He has also increasing hallucinations and Mormon's mother comes to New York in order to save her son's marriage. Meanwhile, Roy Cohn checks into the hospital.
S01 E02Dec 7, 2003
Millennium Approaches: Chapter Two - In Vitro Dec 7, 2003 Louis abandons a hospitalized Prior; Joe and Roy confide in each other over drinks. Later, Prior hears voices from his hospital bed while Louis solicits sex from strangers, and Joe makes a drunken confession to his mother.
S01 E03Dec 7, 2003
Millennium Approaches: Chapter Three - The Messenger Dec 7, 2003 Prior returns home and is visited by a pair of spectral namesake ancestors who herald the arrival of the messenger; a tussle with Joe leaves Roy with the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg. Later, Joe and Louis hook up in Central Park while Prior meets the angelic messenger.
S01 E04Dec 14, 2003
Perestroika: Chapter Four - Stop Moving! Dec 14, 2003 The story continues with Prior finally confronting the visions, Cohn desperately trying to manipulate the system to his benefit - all the while haunted by one of his victims, and Harper attempting to regain control of her life.
S01 E05Dec 14, 2003
Perestroika: Chapter Five - Beyond Nelly Dec 14, 2003 Louis arranges a meeting with Prior; Joe visits Roy in the hospital and gets an unwelcome father's blessing; Prior drags Belize to the courthouse for a surprise meeting with the clerk and later strikes up a friendship with Hannah. High on morphine, Roy paints a different picture of heaven.
S01 E06Dec 14, 2003
Perestroika: Chapter Six - Heaven, I'm in Heaven Dec 14, 2003 A fight with Joe leaves Louis badly scarred; Roy plays a final practical joke on Ethel; Prior wrestles the Angel and then addresses a review board in Heaven; Harper heads out West; Prior, outliving his diagnosis, pays a visit to his favorite angel and vows to keep living--free of secrets.