Hamilton (2020) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Hamilton

Thomas Kail, 2020

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Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, 2004

Hamilton is a movie directed by Thomas Kail in 2020 and inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow, first published in 2004. The movie features Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Renee Goldsberry, Leslie Odom Jr., Chris Jackson, Jonathan Groff, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is also based on

Book cover
Hamilton: The Revolution (2015)
Book by Lin-Manuel Miranda

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RATING

8.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: Hamilton (Thomas Kail, 2020)

8.3

/ 10

Book Cover: Alexander Hamilton (Ron Chernow, 2004)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Alexander Hamilton, the 2004 book by Ron Chernow.

Alexander Hamilton

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Storyline

Divided in two acts, the musical depicts the life and career of Alexander Hamilton, an orphaned immigrant from the Caribbean island of Nevis. The first act covers Hamilton’s arrival in New York City in 1776, his work in the Continental Army as an aide-de-camp to General George Washington during the American Revolution, and his courtship and marriage to Eliza Schuyler.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Hamilton, the 2020 movie by Thomas Kail

Year

2020

Minutes

160

Movie Rate

8.50

Source: IMDb

Cover of Alexander Hamilton, the 2004 book by Ron Chernow

Year

2004

Pages

818

Book Rate

8.38

S: Goodreads

Book

Alexander Hamilton

Country: USA

First published in: 2004

Length: 818 pages

Genre: Biography

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Hamilton, the 2020 movie by Thomas Kail

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Cover of Alexander Hamilton, the 2004 book by Ron Chernow

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Hamilton, the 2020 movie by Thomas Kail

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Yes

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21% No

11 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Alexander Hamilton, the 2004 book by Ron Chernow

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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