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April Morning

TV-14 1988 1h 33m History Drama List
Reviews 52% Audience Score 250+ Ratings
This adaptation of the classic novel by Howard Feast takes place at the dawn of the American Revolution. Superstitious teenager Adam Cooper (Chad Lowe) struggles to gain the approval of his intellectual and devout Christian father, Moses (Tommy Lee Jones). When a lone rider warns the locals of approaching British troops, Adam surprises his father by joining the local militia. But Adam will have to come of age rapidly amid violence and death to survive the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Read More Read Less
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Audience Member This movie kept me and my rowdy other peers entertained as far as I know when we watched it in my hostory class, but with the only good things I could find about this movie being the Story, (Kinda) Uniqueness and the soundtrack, I tried to search through my heart to try to forgive Tommy Lee Jones, but I just can't. 1.7/5 Stars OR 34% Tomatometer Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Audience Member It's more like a documentary then a movie Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Audience Member Read and comment on my review at http://bit.ly/nGgGz7 Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie shows an acurate depiction of what happened during the battles of Lexington and Concord acording to a minutemans point of view. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/25/23 Full Review Audience Member I watched this movie in high school in Social Studies class. Pretty good and educational. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Audience Member saw this in 8th grade. dont remember that much. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/20/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis This adaptation of the classic novel by Howard Feast takes place at the dawn of the American Revolution. Superstitious teenager Adam Cooper (Chad Lowe) struggles to gain the approval of his intellectual and devout Christian father, Moses (Tommy Lee Jones). When a lone rider warns the locals of approaching British troops, Adam surprises his father by joining the local militia. But Adam will have to come of age rapidly amid violence and death to survive the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
Director
Delbert Mann
Producer
Delbert Mann
Screenwriter
James Lee Barrett
Production Co
Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Robert Halmi
Rating
TV-14
Genre
History, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Jan 17, 2017
Runtime
1h 33m
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