1776 (1972)


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Movie Info

This independent production was adapted from the hit 1969 Broadway musical by Peter Stone and Sherman Daniels. The story is set during the first Continental Congress, when the Declaration of Independence was drafted by such founding fathers as John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.

Rating: G
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Peter Stone
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 2, 2002
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


as John Adams

as Benjamin Franklin

as Thomas Jefferson

as Martha Jefferson

as Dickinson

as Rutledge

as Hopkins

as Abigail Adams

as Richard Stockton

as John Hancock

as James Wilson

as Roger Sherman

as Oliver Wolcott

as Samuel Huntington

as Lewis Morris

as Robert Livingston

as Francis Lewis

as Thomas Lynch Jr.

as Thomas Heyward Jr.

as Lyman Hall

as Button Gwinnett

as George Walton

as Caesar Rodney

as Thomas McKean

as George Read

as Samuel Chase

as Charles Carroll

as William Paca

as Joseph Hewes

as John Penn

as William Hooper

as John Witherspoon

as Francis Hopkinson

as Richard Stockton

as Josiah Bartlett

as William Whipple

as Secretary Charles Th...

as Custodian Andrew McN...

as Leather Apron
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Critic Reviews for 1776

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Every American should watch this once a year.

Full Review… | August 26, 2010
Common Sense Media

Semi-successful transfer to the big screen of the 1969 Broadway musical hit, nominated for the Best Cinematography Oscar.

Full Review… | August 10, 2005

A star-spangled, all-singing delight.

February 18, 2005
Las Vegas Review-Journal

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