Lincoln (2012)

With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices will change the fate of generations to come.

  • Genre: History, Drama
  • Release Date: 2012-11-09
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 2614 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 29min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: DreamWorks Pictures
  • Production Country: India, United States of America
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The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

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  • Daniel Day-Lewis

    as Abraham Lincoln
  • Sally Field

    as Mary Todd Lincoln
  • David Strathairn

    as William Seward
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    as Robert Lincoln
  • James Spader

    as WN Bilbo
  • Hal Holbrook

    as Preston Blair
  • Tommy Lee Jones

    as Thaddeus Stevens
  • Lee Pace

    as Fernando Wood
  • Jackie Earle Haley

    as Alexander Stephens
  • Jared Harris

    as Ulysses S. Grant
  • Bruce McGill

    as Edwin Stanton
  • Tim Blake Nelson

    as Richard Schell
  • Boris McGiver

    as Alexander Coffroth
  • Adam Driver

    as Samuel Beckwith
  • John Hawkes

    as Robert Latham
  • Joseph Cross

    as John Hay
  • Peter McRobbie

    as George Pendleton
  • Gulliver McGrath

    as Tad Lincoln
  • Gloria Reuben

    as Elizabeth Keckley
  • Jeremy Strong

    as John Nicolay
  • Michael Stuhlbarg

    as George Yeaman
  • David Costabile

    as James Ashley
  • Stephen Spinella

    as Asa Vintner Litton
  • Walton Goggins

    as Clay Hawkins
  • David Warshofsky

    as William Hutton
  • Colman Domingo

    as Private Harold Green
  • Lukas Haas

    as First White Soldier
  • Dane DeHaan

    as Second White Soldier
  • Bill Camp

    as Mr.Jolly
  • Elizabeth Marvel

    as Mrs. Jolly
  • Julie White

    as Elizabeth Blair Lee
  • Byron Jennings

    as Montgomery Blair
  • Richard Topol

    as James Speed
  • Walter Smith

    as William Fessenden
  • Dakin Matthews

    as John Usher
  • Wayne Duvall

    as Senator Bluff Wade
  • Bill Raymond

    as Schuyler Colfax
  • Drew Sease

    as David Homer Bates
  • John Hutton

    as Senator Charles Sumner
  • Chase Edmunds

    as Willie Lincoln
  • Gregory Itzin

    as Judge John A. Campbell
  • John Lescault

    as Gustavus Fox
  • Mike Shiflett

    as Senator R.M.T. Hunter
  • Gannon McHale

    as Aaron Haddam
  • Ken Lambert

    as August Benjamin
  • Thomas Belgrey

    as Arthur Bentleigh
  • Mary Dunleavy

    as Marguerite
  • Armistead Wellford

    as Nehemiah Cleary
  • Ted Johnson

    as John Ellis
  • Don Henderson Baker

    as Walter Appleton
  • Raynor Scheine

    as Josiah S. 'Beanpole' Burton
  • Todd Fletcher

    as Walter H. Washburn
  • Charles Kinney

    as Myer Strauss
  • Joseph Carlson

    as Joseph Marstern
  • Michael Goodwin

    as Chilton A. Elliot
  • Edward McDonald

    as Daniel G. Stuart
  • Jim Batchelder

    as Howard Guillefoyle
  • Gregory Hosaflook

    as John F. McKenzie
  • Joe Kerkes

    as Andrew E. Finck
  • William Kaffenberger

    as John A. Casson
  • Larry Van Hoose

    as Avon Hanready
  • C. Brandon Marshall

    as Rufus Warren
  • Christopher Boyer

    as General Robert E. Lee
  • S. Epatha Merkerson

    as Lydia Smith
  • Robert Shepherd

    as Dr. Joseph K. Barnes
  • Grainger Hines

    as Gideon Welles
  • Skye Dennis

    as Union Soldier
  • Scott Wichmann

    as Charles Benjamin
  • David Oyelowo

    as Corporal Ira Clark
  • Stephen Henderson

    as William Slade
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Directing Steven Spielberg Director
Production Steven Spielberg Producer
Production Kathleen Kennedy Producer
Camera Janusz Kamiński Director of Photography
Editing Michael Kahn Editor
Art Rick Carter Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Joanna Johnston Costume Design
Sound Ben Burtt Sound Designer
Sound Gary Rydstrom Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Daniel Lupi Executive Producer
Art Jim Erickson Set Decoration
Writing Tony Kushner Screenplay
Production Jonathan King Executive Producer
Art Leslie McDonald Art Direction
Production Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Kay Georgiou Hair Department Head
Art David Crank Art Direction
Art Curt Beech Art Direction
Sound Ron Judkins Production Sound Mixer
Production Adam Somner Executive Producer
Production Kristie Macosko Executive Producer
Writing Doris Kearns Goodwin Novel
Costume & Make-Up Lois Burwell Makeup Designer
Art Charles Maloy Set Decoration
Sound Andy Nelson Sound Re-Recording Mixer