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Overall A-

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.

Violence C
Sexual Content A-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language.

Why is Lincoln rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Lincoln is rated PG-13 for for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

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.

Lincoln
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Language May Offend, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Violence.
Ontario PG Not Recommended for Children, Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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