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.

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  1. Doris Kearns Goodwin


  2. Tony Kushner


  3. Steven Spielberg


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  1. Daniel Day-Lewis

    Daniel Day-Lewis

    Abraham Lincoln

  2. Sally Field

    Sally Field

    Mary Todd Lincoln

  3. David Strathairn

    David Strathairn

    William Seward

  4. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Robert Lincoln

  5. James Spader

    James Spader

    WN Bilbo

  6. Hal Holbrook

    Hal Holbrook

    Preston Blair

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 29m

Budget $65,000,000.00

Revenue $275,293,450.00

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  • November 16, 2012
    PG-13, Theatrical



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