Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

DVD - 2012
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As a young boy, Abraham Lincoln watched his mother Nancy (Robin McLeavy) suffer an agonizing death following a midnight encounter with malevolent bloodsucker Jack Barts (Martin Csokas). Nine years later, a vengeful Lincoln (played as an adult by Benjamin Walker) attempts to vanquish Barts and has his first terrifying encounter with the creatures of the night. Fortunately for the future of the nation, the would-be assassin is saved by determined vampire hunter Henry Sturgess (Dominic Cooper) at the last possible moment, and he lives on to perfect his vampire-slaying skills under his rescuer. Flash forward to 1837, as Lincoln arrives in Springfield, IL, and quickly lands a job as a shopkeeper under Joshua Speed (Jimmi Simpson), while also dividing his personal time between studying law and slaughtering vampires. Shortly after falling under the spell of beautiful Mary Todd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), Lincoln has a belated reunion with his childhood friend Will Johnson (Anthony Mackie), who reinvigorates his passion to fight for freedom. But a war is coming, and immortal plantation owner Adam (Rufus Sewell) is determined to use it as a means of gaining the upper hand against mankind. Years later, as the 16th president of the United States, Lincoln is joined by his old friends in a last-ditch effort to save not just the Union, but the very future of humanity.
Audience: Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2012
Branch Call Number: DVD ACTION ADVENTURE ABRAHAM
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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brandonegwalu
Jul 12, 2017

this movie should be rated PG13 so that I can watch it because I'm 13 and it sounds like a pretty gnarly movie PEACE EASY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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MomofMac
Feb 24, 2017

Seriously people... What were you expecting?

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XGirl
Oct 10, 2016

Well, darlings - Whoever thought of turning Abraham Lincoln into a vampire hunter must have been a total idiot. And this movie proves it.

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QuentinHayes
Aug 30, 2016

Boring. Predictable.

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DesLi
Apr 19, 2016

Boring script! Poorly produced. Unimpressive computer graphic effects!

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publicenemy45
Nov 23, 2015

thought it was pretty good not childish like i thought it would be.

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bigabalone
Feb 28, 2015

this movie rocks!!! fight scenes are better than bruce lee.

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21221018293347
Nov 26, 2014

This was just a hoot. Action packed and heart pounding. Total escapism at its finest. However, I would imagine there are a few Americans who will not like the portrayal of Lincoln or the south. For escapism; great movie.

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Palomino
Aug 27, 2014

As much silly fun as any Marvel /DC / space opera offering lately, I really enjoyed this. Lots of action, bit of comedy, bit of romance and bromance, bit of history and morality, just all-around entertaining. Perfect if you're looking to escape, I highly recommend this if you are sick or depressed.

Quimeras Aug 04, 2014

I have not read the novel on which it is based, but I know for sure this movie should not have been made.

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Monolith
Aug 24, 2013

Henry Sturgess: "A guy only gets that drunk when he wants to kiss a girl or kill a man. So which is it?"

shiny0Galvantula May 06, 2013

"a wise man told me; always have a contingency plan" Abraham Lincoln

aaa5756 Mar 27, 2013

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.”
-Abraham Lincoln

aaa5756 Mar 27, 2013

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

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shiny0Galvantula May 06, 2013

shiny0Galvantula thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

Mdolinar16 Apr 30, 2013

Mdolinar16 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

scotty7 Jan 15, 2013

scotty7 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 60

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Fuzzy_Wuzzy
Jun 04, 2014

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Lots of vampire attacks, which means lots of splattered blood.

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Fuzzy_Wuzzy
Jun 04, 2014

Violence: Extremely violent (Remember: This is a Restricted feature film)

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