Lincoln parents guide

Lincoln

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

Why is Lincoln rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Lincoln PG-13 for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language.

Run Time: 150 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Lincoln rated PG-13? Lincoln is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for an intense scene of war violence, some images of carnage and brief strong language.

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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Canadian Movie Rating Info
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

News About "Lincoln"

Cast and Crew

Lincoln is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Jackie Earle Haley.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Lincoln movie is March 26, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Lincoln

Release Date: 26 March 2013

Lincoln releases to home video in 2 packages:

Lincoln: 2-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD) comes with:

- The Journey To Lincoln

- A Historic Tapestry

Lincoln: 4-Disc Combo Pack (2 Blu-rays/DVD/Digital Copy) includes:

- The Journey To Lincoln

- A Historic Tapestry

- In The Company Of Character

- Crafting The Past

- Living With Lincoln

- In Lincoln’s Footsteps

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The legacy of Abraham Lincoln has inspired many movie depictions. His death ignites a mystery in National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets. He comes alive and to the rescue in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. And he is part of a homework project in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Historical dramas about his time in government include Gods and Generals. The trail of his accused assassins is portrayed in The Conspirator. Meanwhile, across the ocean, William Wilberforce, a member of Parliament in 18th century England also fights to end slavery in Britain in the drama Amazing Grace.

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