Lincoln


Lincoln
Set during the final years of the American Civil War, this much-decorated biopic takes a look at Lincoln's final months, as he seeks to wrap up the war, unite the country, free the slaves, and make it to the theatre on time.

152 minutes.
Parental Guidance (Violence, Prejudice).
Biographical, Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

I wonder if they
I wonder if they'll believe that nonsense about this being about slavery ...

Credits

Cast
Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Straithairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones
Director
Steven Splielberg
ScreenplayTony Kushner, from the book y Doris Kearns Goodwin
MusicJohn Williams
CinematographyJanusz Kaminski
EditingMichael Khan
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2012
Produced byDreamWorks Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, Amblin Entertainment, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Imagine Entertainment, Office Seekers Productions, Parkes/MacDonald Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreBiography, drama
LanguageMild to moderate
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceInfrequent, some blood, mild to moderate in context of storyline
PrejudiceContextualized, historical, mild
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseAlcohol and tobacco
CommentsBio drama about the liberation of slaves in the American civil war mid 1800s and fight for equality by President Lincoln.
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language
Runtime150
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
2
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
5
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
10
Die Burger
Riëtte Grobler
15
Box Office
Pete Hammond quote icon Lincoln is a very polished production with a welcome lack of flash. In this era of outlandish campaigning, it's nice to cut through the hype and get real substance and insight into a politician.
15
Metacritic.com
44 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
221 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconDaniel Day-Lewis characteristically delivers in this witty, dignified portrait that immerses the audience in its world and entertains even as it informs.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15

What the People say

Internet
44172 Netizens
16

Average .. 76%

15

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