Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  149 min.
Release Date:
November 9, 2012 - Wide - November 9, 2012 - Toronto
November 16 - wide

November 9, 2012 - Toronto - November 9, 2012 - Toronto
November 16 - wide

DVD: March 26, 2013

Current rating: Rating: 4.17
based on 128 votes and 50 reviews
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Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones


Stephen Spielberg's biographical drama follows the final months of one of America's greatest presidents—Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis). Lincoln and his men work to end the Civil War and abolish slavery once and for all in the United States, despite running into bigotry at every turn.

Lincoln's determination and his choices will change the fate of future American generations.

Based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of the president.

Director: Steven Spielberg
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures & 20th Century Fox
Producer(s): Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg
Screenplay: Tony Kushner
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  • 5 stars "The acting in this movie was superb. Kudos to the cast!!!"
  • 4 stars "Day-Lewis gives one the best performances of any leading role of all time. His performance makes this slightly average film abve average."
  • 1 star "This movie was the equlivent of watching grass grow."