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Lincoln (2012)

Daniel Day-Lewis as "Abraham Lincoln"

With the nation embroiled in still another year with the high death count of Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) brings the full measure of his passion, humanity and political skill to what would become his defining legacy: to end the war and permanently abolish slavery through the 13th Amendment. Having great courage, acumen and moral fortitude, Lincoln pushes forward to compel the nation, and those in government who oppose him, to aim toward a greater good for all mankind.

Academy Award (2012) Won Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012) Won Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2012) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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