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Lincoln

As the people of the United States battle the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) also battles a war with the leaders of government as he tries to abolish slavery. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 150
Theater Release: 09 Nov 2012
Video Release: 26 Mar 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Lincoln Rated PG-13?


Violence: Soldiers engage in fierce hand-to-hand fighting with characters punched, stabbed and shot. A man’s head is held under water until he drowns. Gruesome images of maimed and dead corpses strewn across a battlefield are seen. Blood oozes from a wheelbarrow containing severed limbs that are dumped into an open pit. A man attempts to shoot another on the street. A characters lies on a blood-soaked pillow after being shot. Injured soldiers are seen in a hospital. A couple argues loudly.

Sexual Content: A woman is seen in her slip.

Language: The script contains two strong sexual expletives used in a nonsexual context, racial slurs, infrequent scatological slang, numerous curse words and some terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters frequently smoke. Other tobacco use is also shown. Characters drink on numerous occasions. A woman tells an employee to get a man drunk so he will sleep better.

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