You'll be seeing stars and stripes as the most fascinating leaders in American history come to life in 1776, a musical about the birth of a nation! With the Boston Harbor still stained from over-taxed British tea, a revolution is brewing in the colonies! And now England has thousands of troops headed for America's shores to squelch her subjects' freedom-loving spirit! It's up to John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson to convince a stubborn congress of British colonists to unite as American patriots and turn the inevitable war with England into a Declaration of Independence!

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
160 Ratings
160 Ratings

69% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.1/10
  • Fresh 11
  • Rotten 5

Critics Consensus:

10+ COMMON SENSE

Engaging historical musical has some bawdy humor, language.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures
Genre
Musicals
Released
Copyright
© 1972, renewed 2000, 2002 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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