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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

5209

Avg. Rating:

2.47/4

# of Ratings:

98

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

06/22/2012

DVD Release:

10/23/2012

Director:

Timur Bekmambetov

Actors:

Benjamin Walker
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Dominic Cooper
Alan Tudyk
Rufus Sewell
Anthony Mackie

 

 

 

 

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After the death of his mother at the hands of vampires, Abraham Lincoln vows to hunt down the undead bloodsuckers and the slave-owners who help them. -- Chris Kavan

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Rod 04/20/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Everything happened so fast but the scene with horses was really cool. Nice action, closing credits too!

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Matthew Brady 01/14/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

Okay Abraham Lincoln killing vampire's am in .Abraham Lincoln vampire hunter. okay I was looking forward to see this movie and yes it sound stupid that Abraham Lincoln is killing vampire's but at the same time it look's awesome.

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Chris Kavan 03/03/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2/4 

I can see some people having fun with this - but I found it way to schlocky, plus the effects were pretty terrible. There's no standout actors or overall driving theme - just, as the tiles suggests, Abraham Lincoln (both young and old) taking out vampires. If that sounds like it will float your boat, by all means check it out - I think once is enough for me.

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  Daniel Corleone
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03/04/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter review

The premise of a historic figure becoming a vampire slayer is ludicrous, the the creators were very serious about this. Some ideas such as this clearly need some sort of humor injected, since it is already fictionalized, why take yourselves seriously? Has the feel of an Underworld and Sleepy Hollow, but lacks the entertainment value and appropriate story telling. Abraham Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) tries to avenge his mothers death. Lacks sufficient character development for the antagonist, which makes the final battle uneventful. The mixture of history, horror, action and fiction just was not presented well, especially in the story telling department. Not at all that bad because of the stylish direction and violence, if only the screenplay were better. Overall, Abraham Lincoln: Vam...

Rating of
2/4 

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  MovieAddict
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10/28/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Abraham Lincoln's other job!

"A man only drinks too much, if he either has to kiss a girl or kill a man………What are you going to do, young man?"

The film opens with Abraham Lincoln on a voice-over talking about how History prefers legends to men, then flashes back to his childhood when young Abe witnesses his mother being killed by what seemed to be a vampire. Now in his twenties the desire to seek vengeance on the ghoulish murderer has never diminished. After a botched attempt our spirited yet naïve hero meets a vampire-killer named Henry Sturgess (Dominic Cooper) who trains him in the killing craft using his weapon of choice, the axe. Lincoln begins slaying the vampires that Henry directs him to.

I was a bit apprehensive about seeing this film and felt that it would be a major slight to the president who dare...

Rating of
2.5/4 

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  Lauren
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10/28/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Phenomenal

Oh my goodness! This movie was soooo goooddd!!! I do admit I was extremely skeptical and would have never watched it if my dad hadn't begged me to. I'm so glad I did though because it was amazing. The movie isn't just about Lincoln killing vampires it ties in history and Lincoln's rise to the presidency and everything. I had serious doubts but now I know why Timur Bekmambetov decided to make Lincoln the vampire hunter instead of some other famous person. I can't tell you my view of why I think this though because it'll give too much away.
The movie was amazing though. It never had any slow parts or moments where you were thinking "god when is this going to end??" NEVER. Great plot. great story line. definitely a suspenseful movie as well and a little sprinkle of humor too. I definitely ...

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  smeagol
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its a ok movie. the main problem is the silly concept of abraham lincoln they should of called it something else and just had the movie as some ole time vampire hunter then it would be a ok film.
the problem is its such  silly idear yet such a serious movie which makes you think wtf.
some of the effects were poor as well but generally its alright


11/05/2012
9:04 am CT

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  Snoogans
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I'd suggest not seeing it.  I think I was too kind in giving it a 2/4 rating.  It's too serious for the premise and the action is just a bunch of flashy, slo-mo, CG crap.
11/01/2012
3:31 pm CT

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  Chris Kavan
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I'll probably stream it when it comes available, but I just don't see how this will turn out to be good. I'll reserve final judgement until I watch it.
10/31/2012
6:55 pm CT

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  Lauren
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I really think you would like it. I do agree I was very skeptical too. and I know the idea sounds absurd but you should really watch it because I really liked it. It's so much more than vampire killing. The symbolism of the vampires definitely relates to history.
10/28/2012
2:22 pm CT

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  Alex
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They are looking to attract an audience that likes horrible movies. It looks awful. 
06/20/2012
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