Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln uses his powers as the president of the United States of America as he strives to abolish slavery and reunite his country during the Civil War.
Year:

2012

Rated:

PG-13

Run Time:

150 min

Combined Rating:

6.00

Genre:
Biography, Drama
Directed by:
Steven Spielberg
Written by:
Tony Kushner, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Release Date:
16/11/2012
Main Stars:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn
IMDb Rating:

7.3

RT Critics Rating:

8.9

RT Users Rating:
Letterboxd Rating:

7.00

Metacritic Rating:
Budget:
Worldwide Gross:
Profit / Loss:
Awards:
Won 2 Oscars. 107 wins & 252 nominations total
Plot:
In 1865, as the American Civil War winds inexorably toward conclusion, U.S. president Abraham Lincoln endeavors to achieve passage of the landmark constitutional amendment which will forever ban slavery from the United States. However, his task is a race against time, for peace may come at any time, and if it comes before the amendment is passed, the returning southern states will stop it before it can become law. Lincoln must, by almost any means possible, obtain enough votes from a recalcitrant Congress before peace arrives and it is too late. Yet the president is torn, as an early peace would save thousands of lives. As the nation confronts its conscience over the freedom of its entire population, Lincoln faces his own crisis of conscience -- end slavery or end the war.
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