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John Adams

John Adams

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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

  • 14+
  • Violence
  • Nudity
  • Mature Themes


  • Join or Die

    1. Join or Die

    In an emotionally charged trial John Adams defends the British sentries involved in the Boston Massacre.

    1h 10m 44s

  • Independence

    2. Independence

    After viewing the dead and wounded on the battlefield of Concord, John Adams takes up the cause of Independence.

    1h 31m 51s

  • Don't Tread on Me

    3. Don't Tread on Me

    Over the emotional objections of Abigail, John Adam and his son endure turbulent seas and an encounter with the British Navy.

    1h 8m 53s

  • Reunion

    4. Reunion

    Following the surrender of the British, John secures a long sought loan from the Dutch and returns to Paris to oversee the peace treaty.

    1h 5m 55s

  • Unite or Die

    5. Unite or Die

    John Adams chaffs under the mantle of Vice President for its utter lack of authority and responsibility.

    1h 3m 35s

  • Unnecessary War

    6. Unnecessary War

    Following the peace treaty with England, President Adams struggles to avoid war with France despite pressure from his Federalist cabinet.

    1h 19m 20s

  • Peacefield

    7. Peacefield

    In retirement, John Adams laments the perils of a long life; loss of loved ones and growing irrelevance.

    1h 2m 18s