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Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader
Director: Steven Spielberg
PG-13     2hr 30min

As with the great John Ford (Young Mr. Lincoln) before him, it would be out of character for Steven Spielberg to construct a conventional, cradle-to-grave portrait of a historical figure. In drawing from Doris Kearns Goodw...  more »

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Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader
Director: Steven Spielberg
Creators: Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Kathleen Kennedy, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Tony Kushner
Studio: Disney
Format: DVD
Run Time: 2hr 30min
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 3
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
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Member Movie Reviews

Sharon F. (Shar) from AVON PARK, FL
Reviewed on 9/26/2022...
Holy Cow...what a great piece of history reenacted in this movie. Everyone did such a great acting job you get caught up in the story and the history and forget that the movie runs over 2 hours long! Everyone who lives in the United States should see this movie.
1 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
William J. (billystan3) from AUBURN, NY
Reviewed on 3/13/2015...
Beyond doubt this is Daniel Day-Lewis' best work yet. And we aren't talking just any run of the mill actor here either. I never thought these words would come out of my mouth, but his role and skills are better now than when he won his Academy Award for his lead role in "My Left Foot." A great deal of praise has been given for the role played out in front of us last year by Eddie Redmayne as Steven Hawking, but that is the whole point with these two men we have actors with way above average acting skills by portraying some great men-in turn having some very big shoes to fill. I would love to see the two of them together in a film as brothers or even rivals. But not just your average love worn rivals; rather as rivals in humongous business ventures or inventions. If your unfortunate enough to have never seen "My Left Foot" do so you will immediately see my point. Out of five stars I'll give this film all five stars.
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Patrick J. (bossajake) from TOLEDO, OH
Reviewed on 4/8/2014...
wow - daniel day lewis' performance as Abraham Lincoln is simply amazing. i've never seen anyone portray Lincoln with such thoughtfulness, depth and complication. all other portrayals of this brilliant historic figure can only be seen as characatures from this point forward. Spielberg creates yet another masterpiece i think. a master storyteller, he always manages to take the viewer on a more intimate journey than one would expect, exploring depths of personality and levels of detail that shines light where none has shone before. 2 1/2 hours long and i was very disappointed when it was over. the ending seemed rushed, as if he had simply run out of time and had to wrap things up. i would have gladly sat for another 6 hours thirlled to watch american history unfold right before my eyes. i went into this film with almost no knowledge of it's background other than some buzz i had heard about Lewis' performance. i didn't even know it was a Spielberg piece. and now, all other films on Lincoln pale in comparison. well done.
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.