Lincoln (2012)
PG-13
150 min | Biography, Drama, History

As the American Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Writers
Tony Kushner (screenplay by) | Doris Kearns Goodwin (based in part on the book "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln" by)
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Release date
Nov 16, 2012 (United States)

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223 cast members
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Daniel Day-Lewis
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln   See fewer
Sally Field
Mary Todd Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln   See fewer
David Strathairn
William Seward William Seward   See fewer
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Robert Lincoln Robert Lincoln   See fewer
James Spader
W.N. Bilbo W.N. Bilbo   See fewer
Hal Holbrook
Preston Blair Preston Blair   See fewer
Tommy Lee Jones
Thaddeus Stevens Thaddeus Stevens   See fewer
John Hawkes
Robert Latham Robert Latham   See fewer
Jackie Earle Haley
Alexander Stephens Alexander Stephens   See fewer
Bruce McGill
Edwin Stanton Edwin Stanton   See fewer
Tim Blake Nelson
Richard Schell Richard Schell   See fewer
Joseph Cross
John Hay John Hay   See fewer
Jared Harris
Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant   See fewer
Lee Pace
Fernando Wood Fernando Wood   See fewer
Peter McRobbie
George Pendleton George Pendleton   See fewer
Gulliver McGrath
Tad Lincoln Tad Lincoln   See fewer
Gloria Reuben
Elizabeth Keckley Elizabeth Keckley   See fewer
Jeremy Strong
John Nicolay John Nicolay   See fewer
Michael Stuhlbarg
George Yeaman George Yeaman   See fewer
Boris McGiver
Alexander Coffroth Alexander Coffroth   See fewer
David Costabile
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Stephen Spinella
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Walton Goggins
Clay Hawkins Clay Hawkins   See fewer
David Warshofsky
William Hutton William Hutton   See fewer
Colman Domingo
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David Oyelowo
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Lukas Haas
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Carlos Thompson
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Bill Camp
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Byron Jennings
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Julie White
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Ralph D. Edlow
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Wayne Duvall
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Dave Hager
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Gregory Itzin
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Stephen Dunn
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William Slade William Slade   See fewer
Chase Edmunds
Willie Lincoln Willie Lincoln   See fewer
John Hutton
Senator Charles Sumner Senator Charles Sumner   See fewer
Robert Ruffin
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Drew Sease
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John Lescault
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Scott Wichmann
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Adam Driver
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