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What are the best movies about Abraham Lincoln?

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Sabrina Rain Samson - Binge.co Contributor

Abraham Lincoln is one of America's most famous and prominent presidents of the US. Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. In his brief time as president, he was able to bring great changes to the nation. He was able to modernize the US economy and fortify the federal government during his time in office. From his early life and career until his assassination, his life story was one worth telling. His life story stays preserved through books and movies about Lincoln. If you're more of a visual learner, you will be more interested to see parts of his life by watching Abraham Lincoln movies. Although not all these accounts of his life are 100% historically accurate. That does not mean you won't learn something new about Abraham Lincoln or see him in a different light. These movies about Abraham Lincoln vary in topic. Some of which explore his younger days before he was even president of the United States. Others look into his election and presidency, and the crises he had to face as the highest governing body. Another compelling aspect of Abraham Lincoln aside from his life is his assassination. To this day, people still talk about the events surrounding his assassination. The suspect of the horrific crime is John Wilkes Booth. These are some of the many parts of Abraham Lincoln's life that are portrayed in the silver screen. If you want to learn more about Abraham Lincoln, watching the movies on this list is a good start.

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  1. 1Lincoln

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    Lincoln is a 2012 historical drama directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, and David Strathaim. Daniel Day-Lewis won his third Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as president Abraham Lincoln.

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  1. 2Abe Lincoln in Illinois

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    Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 black and white documentary film directed by John Cromwell. The movie about Abraham Lincoln's early years before his presidency stars Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, and Ruth Gordon.

  2. 3Young Mr. Lincoln

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    Young Mr. Lincoln is a semi-fictional film that tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's early life. The historical fiction movie released in 1939 is directed by John Ford and stars Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, and Marjorie Weaver.

  1. 4Killing Lincoln

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    Killing Lincoln is a drama movie that follows the events in relation to Abraham Lincoln's assassination. The film released in 2013 is directed by Billy Campbell and Adrian Moat. Killing Lincoln stars Geraldine Hughes and Graham Beckel.

  2. 5Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

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    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a dark fantasy action horror film based on Seth Grahame-Smith's eponymous novel. It stars  Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell, and Marton Csokas.

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    Anonymous
    February 17, 2020
    "This movie may be old as heck but it's actually one of the best movies about lincoln i've ever seen. It tells his earlier days in this raw and honest fashion and abraham lincoln in this is just someone you'll root for all throughout."
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    Anonymous
    February 17, 2020
    "Lincoln is one of the most recent Abe Lincoln movies that I actually watched from start to finish. A pretty great movie as expected from Steven Spielberg."
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    Lincoln
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RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1LincolnMovies 17 Paid
2Abe Lincoln in IllinoisMovies 12 Paid
3Young Mr. LincolnMovies 8 Free
4Killing LincolnMovies 2 Paid
5Abraham Lincoln: Vampire HunterMovies 1 Paid
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