Hamilton (2020 movie)

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Hamilton
Directed byThomas Kail
Produced by
Written byLin-Manuel Miranda
Based onAlexander Hamilton
by Ron Chernow
Starring
Music byLin-Manuel Miranda
CinematographyDeclan Quinn
Edited byJonah Moran
Production
companies
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures[2]
Release date
  • July 3, 2020 (2020-07-03)
Running time
160 minutes[3]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$12.5 million (stage production)[4]

Hamilton is a 2020 American musical movie which is a live recording of the 2015 Broadway musical. It was directed and produced by Thomas Kail and produced, written, and composed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Miranda also stars as first Treasury Secretary and Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, along with the musical's original principal Broadway cast.

Hamilton was originally planned for theatrical release on October 15, 2021; however, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the movie had a digital worldwide release on Disney+ on July 3, 2020. The movie received strong critical reviews.

References[change | change source]

  1. Radulovic, Petrana. "Disney releasing filmed version of Hamilton in theaters in 2021". Polygon. Retrieved February 29, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Hamilton: Press Kit" (PDF). The Walt Disney Studios. p. 9. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
  3. @Lin_Manuel (May 22, 2020). "Oh! Um, including credits it's exactly 2 hours and 40 mins. So once you have it, start #Hamilfilm at exactly 9:20pm? (Wait WHAT HAPPENS AT MIDNIGHT Steven)" (Tweet). Retrieved May 22, 2020 – via Twitter.
  4. Paulson, Michael; Gelles, David (June 8, 2016). "'Hamilton' Inc.: The Path to a Billion-Dollar Broadway Show". New York Times. Retrieved July 3, 2020.