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19 Ratings


Directed by Peter H. Hunt
United States, 1972
Drama, Family, History


Peter Stone’s Pultizer Prize-winning musical (starring much of the original Broadway cast) about the internecine congressional squabbling that led to the signing of the Declaration of Independence makes a glorious transition to the big screen.

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1776 Directed by Peter H. Hunt

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | Nominee: Best Cinematography

National Board of Review

1972 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Golden Globes (USA)

1973 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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