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John Adams (2008)
Adapted from David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, this lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of Founding Father John Adams, starting with the Boston Massacre of 1770 through his years as an ambassador in Europe, then his terms as vice president and president of the United States, up to his death on July 4, 1826.
Year: 2008
Country: USA
Directed by : Tom Hooper
Written by : Kirk Ellis, David McCullough, Michelle Ashford
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett, Stephen Dillane, Sarah Polley, Samuel Barnett
Literary source: David McCullough "John Adams"