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Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

(DVD - 2012)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter
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Abraham Lincoln, history's greatest hunter of the undead, must risk the presidency, his family, and his life to protect America from the bloodthirsty vampires.
Title: Abraham Lincoln, vampire hunter
[videorecording]
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2012.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Title from container.
Summary: Abraham Lincoln, history's greatest hunter of the undead, must risk the presidency, his family, and his life to protect America from the bloodthirsty vampires.
Audience: Rating R for violence throughout and brief sexuality.
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Statement of Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox presents a Burton/Bekmambetov/Lemley production ; produced by Tim Burton, Timur Bekmambetov, Jim Lemley ; screenplay by Seth Graheme-Smith ; directed by Timur Bekmambetov
Credits: Music by Henry Jackman.
Performers: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony MacKie, Rufus Sewell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Marton Csokas.
System Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; described video, Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 2.0 surround (French, Spanish)
Other Language: English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Headings: Vampires Drama. Presidents United States Drama. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Topical Term: Vampires
Presidents
Publisher No: 2277352
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Aug 27, 2014
  • Palomino rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

As much silly fun as any Marvel /DC / space opera offering lately, I really enjoyed this. Lots of action, bit of comedy, bit of romance and bromance, bit of history and morality, just all-around entertaining. Perfect if you're looking to escape, I highly recommend this if you are sick or depressed.

Aug 04, 2014
  • Quimeras rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I have not read the novel on which it is based, but I know for sure this movie should not have been made.

Just as goofy as I expected it to be.

Jul 12, 2014
  • Monuu rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this movie. It had a good storyline, action and vampires . It was better then I expected. To me it was more a sci-fi action film then a horror film ( I don't know if that was the aim but I liked it).

Jun 04, 2014
  • Bazooka_Joe rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Well-Well - Isn't it just like the American movie industry to finally stoop to taking their country's most beloved and respected president and literally reducing him to the level of being an idiot vampire hunter? (and, all for the sake of cashing in on his name for a buck)

Or, maybe I'm mistaken here - Was this nonsensical horror movie made in a deliberate, yet decidedly blind, attempt to elevate Lincoln even higher into the stratosphere of folklore heroism?

I found the axe-wielding Abe Lincoln to be a truly laughable character (as well as this film's story hinging on the very edge of being a total Looney-Tune cartoon, sans any humour). But, I was actually quite impressed by the striking cinematography that prevailed and at the attention to detail which was placed on the period setting.

All-in-all - This was a pretty average horror movie (with some decent gore). But, in the long run, it did absolutely nothing to evoke any reverence in me over the apparent charisma and political might of its title character.

I, for one, sure hope that using U.S. presidents as a cheap marketing ploy to sell second-rate horror movies isn't going to turn into a new trend in this business of show business.... Like, what's next? John F. Kennedy: Zombie Annihilator (!?)

Jun 02, 2014
  • angel_heart rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I rented this movie because i needed a good laugh. After all Abe, Vamp hunter? REALLY? It was not a comedy, but actually very unique and edgy. GREAT CGI scenes at the end. Some town scenes looked like they were from the small town of Columbia Cali. Where I am from

Dec 15, 2013
  • dclxvi666 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Oh man...what a disappointment. To have both Tim Burton and Timur B. attached then have it turn out to be simply unwatchable...surprising to say the least.

Book is cool, creative weaving of history and fantasy...movie is a horrid, made for TV/PG-13 styled preteen oriented mess.

Sep 03, 2013
  • rlbishop7880 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The dialogue was horrible, there were plot holes up the wazoo, and I find it next to impossible to take a villian seriously when you know the actor's first name is Rufus. But the fight scenes were killer (no pun intended) and no one takes themselves or the whole concept too seriously. This falls firmly in the category of so bad it's good. In the spirit of Cowboys and Aliens, you have to just go into it with a sense of humor and let the film take you along.

Aug 24, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Writer Seth Grahame-Smith must've eaten the Mezcal worm after downing the bottle when he came up with this bizarre concept. Just plain weird. And having the talented Mr. Macabre, Tim Burton, as a producer, contributed a little of his dark flavor to the depravity. It was a watchable farce, but I think I've reached a point where I'm vampired out. They just hold no appeal for me anymore. You've seen one, (and I've seen boatloads), you've seen 'em all.

Jul 30, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Not too bad---good performance.

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May 06, 2013
  • shiny0Galvantula rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

shiny0Galvantula thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

Apr 30, 2013
  • Mdolinar16 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Mdolinar16 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Jun 04, 2014
  • Bazooka_Joe rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Violence: Extremely violent (Remember: This is a Restricted feature film)

Jun 04, 2014
  • Bazooka_Joe rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Lots of vampire attacks, which means lots of splattered blood.

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Aug 24, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Henry Sturgess: "A guy only gets that drunk when he wants to kiss a girl or kill a man. So which is it?"

May 06, 2013
  • shiny0Galvantula rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"a wise man told me; always have a contingency plan" Abraham Lincoln

Mar 27, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.”
-Abraham Lincoln

Mar 27, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

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