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PG-13| 2 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis , Sally Field , David Strathairn , Joseph Gordon-Levitt , James Spader , Hal Holbrook , Tommy Lee Jones , Lee Pace

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Historical drama, Biography

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG

Lincoln (2012)

Release Date: November 9th, 2012|2 hr. 29 min.

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  • March 28, 2013 ur00000000142960
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    What outstanding movie!!!

  • March 18, 2013 ik00000000141723
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    A bit disappointed, considering I thought the movie was about the game-changing car. Didn\'t know it was about the post-Clinton years...

  • March 17, 2013 bamman1
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    Could have easily been BEST PICTURE. Loved it.

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Lincoln,' 'Killing Them Softly'

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Eric Larnick on March 28, 2013

Moviefone's New Release of the Week "Lincoln" What's It About? Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis take on the story of The Great Emancipator in "Lincoln." The film centers on honest Abe's final mon...

What Is 'Lincoln'? Oscar Nominee Guide 2013

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Chris Jancelewicz on January 29, 2013

"Lincoln"Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Director (Steven Spielberg), Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones), Best Supporting Actress (Sally Field), Cinematography, B...

Tommy Lee Jones, 'Lincoln' Star, On Thaddeus Stevens, Improv And Today's Politics

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on November 12, 2012

In a film of impressive performances, Tommy Lee Jones nearly steals the show in "Lincoln" as Radical Republican Congressman Thaddeus Stevens, who fought hard for abolition and whose blistering insults...

Sally Field On Playing Mary Todd In 'Lincoln,' And Why She Texted With Daniel Day-Lewis (VIDEO)

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on November 9, 2012

Mary Todd Lincoln is one of the better-known figures in American history, but perhaps not for the best of reasons. She's known for being the "crazy" wife of former president Abraham Lincoln, though in...

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