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Hamilton (2020)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History | 3 July 2020 (USA)
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The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

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Thomas Kail

Writers:

Lin-Manuel Miranda (book), Ron Chernow (inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daveed Diggs ... Marquis de Lafayette / Thomas Jefferson
Renée Elise Goldsberry ... Angelica Schuyler
Jonathan Groff ... King George
Chris Jackson ... George Washington (as Christopher Jackson)
Jasmine Cephas Jones ... Peggy Schuyler / Maria Reynolds
Lin-Manuel Miranda ... Alexander Hamilton
Leslie Odom Jr. ... Aaron Burr
Okieriete Onaodowan ... Hercules Mulligan / James Madison
Anthony Ramos ... John Laurens / Philip Hamilton
Phillipa Soo ... Eliza Hamilton
Carleigh Bettiol Carleigh Bettiol ... Ensemble
Ariana DeBose ... Ensemble
Hope Easterbrook Hope Easterbrook ... Ensemble
Sydney James Harcourt ... Philip Schuyler / James Reynolds / Doctor / Ensemble
Sasha Hutchings ... Ensemble

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Leslie Odom Jr., Jasmine Cephas Jones, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and more share the stories and characters that celebrated their identities and gave them a sense of power growing up.

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"Hamilton" is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and show tunes, "Hamilton" has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theater--a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. Captured at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Broadway in June 2016, the film transports its audience into the world of the Broadway show in a uniquely intimate way. Written by The Walt Disney Studios

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Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The first film released under the Walt Disney Pictures banner to feature an incomplete "f-bomb" (in the song "Say No to This"). See more »

Goofs

In one camera angle during "It's Quiet Uptown" Eliza's hair has fallen over her right shoulder. In a quick cut to another camera during the same phrase Eliza's hair is pulled back behind her shoulder, indicating editing from multiple shows. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
King George: Ladies and gentlemen, this is your king, George III. Welcome to "Hamilton." At this time, please silence all cell phones and other electronic devices. All photography and video recording is strictly prohibited. Thank you, and enjoy *my* show.
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Crazy Credits

The Walt Disney Pictures logo is synced up to the sound effects from "Ten Duel Commandments" (the ticking clock, explosions, gunshots and DJ disc scratches). See more »

Connections

References Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Aaron Burr, Sir
Performed by Hamilton, Burr, Laurens, Lafayette, and Mulligan
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda Copyright © 2015 5000 Broadway Music (ASCAP)
Administered by WC Music Corp.
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This is how musicals should be done for screen

Although many musical adaptations have flopped this may have proved that best way to do it is simply film the play. What you get is one of the best musicals available to watch whenever you like at an affordable price. Great work by everyone involved especially Lin Manuel Miranda.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2020 (USA) See more »

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