Abraham Lincoln Untitled Steven Spielberg/Abraham Lincoln Project Office Seekers

Friday, November 9, 2012 Limited
November 16, 2012 Nationwide
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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Sally Field
Mary Todd Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis
Abraham Lincoln

Tommy Lee Jones
Thaddeus Stevens

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Robert Todd Lincoln

James Spader
WN Bilbo

more cast & crew
MPAA Rating
PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language.

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During President Lincoln's tumultuous final months in office, he pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country and abolish slavery. Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln, a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come. official plot version from

Additional Notes

  • Based on the biography "Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin.