Top 10 awesome shows like John Adams that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching John Adams and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Tom Hooper, Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney . Here goes the list -

  1. Elizabeth I
  2. Genius
  3. Wolf Hall
  4. Tut
  5. The Virgin Queen
  6. Medici
  7. Hitler: The Rise of Evil
  8. Victoria
  9. I, Claudius
  10. Peter the Great
  1. Elizabeth I

    Elizabeth I

    Mini-series about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

    This show, created by Tom Hooper, Helen Mirren and Hugh Dancy, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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  2. Genius

    Genius

    The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.

    This show, created by Kenneth Biller, Samantha Colley and Seth Gabel, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | History | Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu and Fubotv.

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  3. Wolf Hall

    Wolf Hall

    After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.

    This show, created by Peter Kosminsky, Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Hoopla.

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  4. Tut

    Tut

    A mini-series concentrating on the youngest Pharaoh to rule Ancient Egypt.

    This show, created by David Von Ancken, Ben Kingsley and Avan Jogia, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video and Microsoft Store.

  5. The Virgin Queen

    The Virgin Queen

    The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last, enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex.

    This show, created by Coky Giedroyc, Anne-Marie Duff and Sienna Guillory, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

  6. Medici

    Medici

    A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

    This show, created by Christian Duguay, Daniel Sharman and Annabel Scholey, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | History | Drama

    You can watch this on Netflix.

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  7. Hitler: The Rise of Evil

    Hitler: The Rise of Evil

    A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National Socialist German Workers' Party prior to World War II.

    This show, created by Christian Duguay, Peter Stormare and Friedrich von Thun, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  8. Victoria

    Victoria

    The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

    This show, created by Geoffrey Sax, Jenna Coleman and Adrian Schiller, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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  9. I, Claudius

    I, Claudius

    The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

    This show, created by Herbert Wise, Derek Jacobi and George Baker, scores 8.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

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  10. Peter the Great

    Peter the Great

    Biopic of Peter I, Czar of Russia, from childhood in 1682 to the Great Northern War against Sweden during the 1700s.

    This show, created by Marvin J. Chomsky, Maximilian Schell and Vanessa Redgrave, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | Biography

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