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The Better Angels (2014)

PG
95 min | Biography, Drama, History

The story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.
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Composer
Hanan Townshend (original music)
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Editor
Alex Milan (as Alexander Richard Milan)
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$4,246
Gross (US & Canada)
$70,918
Gross (World)
$70,918
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Release date
Nov 7, 2014 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Jason Clarke
Tom Lincoln Tom Lincoln   See fewer
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Diane Kruger
Sarah Lincoln Sarah Lincoln   See fewer
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Brit Marling
Nancy Lincoln Nancy Lincoln   See fewer
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Wes Bentley
Mr. Crawford Mr. Crawford   See fewer
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Ryan McFall
Johnny Johnny   See fewer
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Madison Stiltner
Matilda Matilda   See fewer
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Bruce Bayard
Uncle Thomas Uncle Thomas   See fewer
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Veanne Cox
Aunt Elizabeth Aunt Elizabeth   See fewer
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Robert Vincent Smith
Reverend Elkins Reverend Elkins   See fewer
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Adam Marton Teters
Ben (as Adam Tetters) Ben (as Adam Tetters)   See fewer
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Ida Joy
Young School Girl Young School Girl   See fewer
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Riley Brutvan
William William   See fewer
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Byron Bradley
Josiah Josiah   See fewer
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Joe Webber
Charles Charles   See fewer
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Gary Sundown
Johnny Kongapod Johnny Kongapod   See fewer
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Jamie Harrold
Vagabond Vagabond   See fewer
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Joseph McKenna
Stranger Stranger   See fewer
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Joseph K. Bevilacqua
Lawyer (as Joe Bevilacqua) Lawyer (as Joe Bevilacqua)   See fewer
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Hayes Blankenship
Older Dennis Hanks (voice) Older Dennis Hanks (voice)   See fewer
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Ralph Cashen
Bounty Hunter (uncredited) Bounty Hunter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hamilton Clancy
Field Hand (uncredited) Field Hand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lola Cook
Frail Child (uncredited) Frail Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tim Duquette
The Messenger (uncredited) The Messenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reagan Leonard
Sarah's Friend (uncredited) Sarah's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phillip X Levine
Bounty Hunter (uncredited) Bounty Hunter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heidi Philipsen
Welcoming Neighbor (uncredited) Welcoming Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wayne Pyle
Parishoner (uncredited) Parishoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Casey Roberts
Neighbor Child / Boy #2 (uncredited) Neighbor Child / Boy #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Tighe
Lincoln's Neighbor (uncredited) Lincoln's Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 1,197 votes