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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.

Director:

Thomas Kail

Writers:

Lin-Manuel Miranda (book), Ron Chernow (inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by)
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Cast

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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Storyline

"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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The staging for the song "Satisfied" was inspired - rather unusually - by Pixar's Ratatouille (2007), notably the scene where food critic Anton Ego takes his first bite of the title meal, only to be whisked back to his childhood. See more »

Goofs

Hamilton was not fired from his position at the Treasury by John Adams; he resigned in 1795, two years before Adams took office. 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 The Pirates of Penzance (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

One Last Time
Performed by Washington, Hamilton, and Company
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda Copyright © 2015 5000 Broadway Music (ASCAP)
Administered by WC Music Corp.
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I can't believe it's this good
4 July 2020 | by DGMcCreadySee all my reviews

Never believe the hype. I didn't believe it. For years I had heard so much about a play about of all people Alexander Hamilton-but done to rap or something similar? Can't be good and maybe offensive. But then the noise of its greatness never quieted. So when it finally came to my town I had to see it. But first I listened to the soundtrack. I was hooked. Despite mezzanine seating I was floored how good the play was. I repeated the soundtrack. Day after day and the message became clearer. News of a movie but then a live taping with the original cast. I couldn't wait. Up close made all the lyrics more amazing. The story was better than I recalled. Outstanding performances. I truly loved it.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2020 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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