John Adams

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  • TV-14
Paul Giamatti plays America’s least understood and most underestimated Founding Father in this Emmy-winning miniseries about the second President of the United States.
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Paul Giamatti plays America’s least understood and most underestimated Founding Father in this Emmy-winning miniseries about the second President of the United States.

Original Release

03/16/2008 on HBO

US Release

03/16/2008

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Cast

David Morse George Washington
Danny Huston Samuel Adams
Stephen Dillane Thomas Jefferson
Tom Hollander King George III
Rufus Sewell Alexander Hamilton
Laura Linney Abigail Adams
Paul Giamatti John Adams
Zeljko Ivanek John Dickinson
John Dossett Benjamin Rush
Tom Wilkinson Benjamin Franklin
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Join or Die Sunday, 16 March 2008
2 Independence Sunday, 16 March 2008
3 Don't Tread on Me Sunday, 23 March 2008
4 Reunion Sunday, 30 March 2008
5 Unite or Die Sunday, 06 April 2008
6 Unnecessary War Sunday, 13 April 2008
7 Peacefield Sunday, 20 April 2008

Directors

Tom Hooper

Writers

Kirk Ellis, David McCullough, Michelle Ashford

Cast

David Morse George Washington
Danny Huston Samuel Adams
Stephen Dillane Thomas Jefferson
Tom Hollander King George III
Rufus Sewell Alexander Hamilton
Laura Linney Abigail Adams
Paul Giamatti John Adams
Zeljko Ivanek John Dickinson
John Dossett Benjamin Rush
Tom Wilkinson Benjamin Franklin
Samuel Barnett Thomas Adams
Mamie Gummer Sally Adams
Mamie Gummer Sally Smith Adams / Sally Adams
Andrew Scott William S. Smith
Sarah Polley Nabby Adams / Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith
Sarah Polley Abigail “Nabby” Adams Smith
Andrew Scott Colonel William Smith / William S. Smith
Ebon Moss-Bachrach John Quincy Adams
Michael Hall D'Addario Young Charles Adams
Madeline Taylor Young Nabby Adams

Producers

Tom Hanks Executive Producer
Gary Goetzman Executive Producer
Kirk Ellis Executive Producer
Frank Doelger Executive Producer
David Coatsworth Producer
Graham Yost Producer
Greg Spence Producer
Kirk Saduski Producer
Steve Shareshian Producer
Amy McKenzie Producer
Richard Sharkey Producer
Andrew McKenzie Producer

Editors

Melanie Oliver

2009 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2009 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2009 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2009 Golden Globe Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries or a Movie (Non-Prosthetic) Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
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