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.
Benjamin Walker previously appeared, in 2010, in a stage production called "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson." In both that play and this film, he plays a title character who is a fantasy version of a real-life American President.
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 Henry is teaching Lincoln to chop harder, Abe's first few chop marks disappear in following shots.
The film's title doesn't appear until half-way through the end credits.
$16,306,974 (USA) (24 June 2012)
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