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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. »


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

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Jackie Earle Haley
Studio: 2012 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Twentieth Century Fox
Website: Official site for Lincoln.

Detailed Review

Abraham Lincoln appears to be the politician of the hour in Hollywood with three films about him in the last couple of years: The Conspirator, Abraham Lincoln:… 
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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.… 
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Lincoln asks whether we choose to be born or are fitted to times in… 
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