R | | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.
Tom Hardy was approached for the title role of Lincoln, but had to turn it down due to scheduling conflicts with The Dark Knight Rises (2012). Later, Eric Bana, Timothy Olyphant, Adrien Brody, Josh Lucas, James D'Arcy, Rob Huebel and Oliver Jackson-Cohen were considered to play the role before Benjamin Walker was cast.
History prefers legends to men. It prefers nobility to brutality, soaring speeches to quiet deeds. History remembers the battle and forgets the blood. Whatever history remembers of me, if it remembers anything at all, it shall only be a fraction of ...
When the young slave gets whipped by the slave owner in the beginning of the movie, the location of the scar below his left eye changes between scenes.
The film's title doesn't appear until half-way through the end credits.
$16,306,974 (USA) (22 June 2012)
$37,516,013 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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