U.S. vs. John Lennon, The (2006) - Synopsis

THE U.S. VS. JOHN LENNON is a compelling and provocative look at John Lennon's transformation from beloved musical artist to anti-war activist to iconic inspiration for peace that also reveals the true story of why and how the U.S. Government tried to silence him. The film will also show that this was not just an isolated episode in American history but that the issues and struggles of that era remain relevant today.

Lionsgate and VH1 present in association with SKY THE U.S. VS. JOHN LENNON. THE U.S. VS. JOHN LENNON is written and directed Authorized Pictures’ David Leaf and John Scheinfeld. Leaf and Scheinfeld also produce for Authorized Pictures. Sandra Stern, Chief Operating Officer, Lionsgate Television; Kevin Beggs, President, President of Programming & Production, Lionsgate Television; Tom Ortenberg, President, Lionsgate Theatrical Films; Nick Meyer, President, Lionsgate International and Erik Nelson, Vice President Documentaries, Lionsgate serve as executive producers. For VH1, Michael Hirschorn, Brad Abramson and Lauren Lazin serve as executive producers.