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John Adams

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Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2008 - 20081 SeasonSeries EndedOn: HBO Prime Video Tags: Holiday Based On True Story Political Country: America

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 featuring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney 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 biography and drama show with 7 episodes over 1 season. John Adams is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 81% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (26,152 votes).

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7 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video).

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7 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO).

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7 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#1 Ranked in Holiday TV

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#37 Ranked in TV on HBO

John Adams has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 81% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (26,152 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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