Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

"Are you a patriot or a vampire?"
  • R
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 5.9  (148,821)
  • 42

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a film that is equal parts horror, fantasy, and historical fiction. The story is based on the real-life President Abraham Lincoln who was the 16th President of the United States and is most famous for shepherding the country through the turbulent times of the Civil War. In Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, President Lincoln faces another challenge. He discovers that vampires exist and are on a mission to destroy the United States. He understands his role as president to make sure the vampires are defeated so he takes it upon himself to do just that. The film makes Abraham Lincoln an inadvertent vampire hunter throughout his entire life. He defends a young slave boy who he seems being beaten by an overseer. After he does that he meets a man named Sturgis who tells him about vampires and offers to train him to defeat them. Lincoln accepts and he begins to train. He also has a silver pocket watch to defend himself from the vampires because to them silver is deadly. Lincoln then discovers that Sturgis, his trainer, is actually a vampire too. Heartbroken, Lincoln decides to abandon his vampire hunting ways and enter politics. He marries Mary and begins his campaign for the White House. Lincoln is elected President and the vampires continue their assault on the country. Lincoln orders the amassing of all silver in Washington, D.C. and melts it down in order to create a super weapon to kill the vampires with. Lincoln is then betrayed by someone close to him who tells the vampires about Lincoln’s plan. There is a massive fight aboard a train which culminates in Lincoln killing one of the head vampires. His wife, Mary, escapes with all the silver along the underground railroad. The silver is then given to the Union soldiers who use to kill all the vampires. The film ends by Sturgis trying to persuade Lincoln to let him bite him and then make him a vampire. Lincoln says no because he does not want to be immortal. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter blends the real life history of Abraham Lincoln with the horror of vampires. It creates an interesting combination of the two genres in a fantasy film.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Real Power
Real Power

Clip - 57 sec

Dominic Cooper On The Movie
Dominic Cooper On The Movie

Clip - 32 sec

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Trailer 3)
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Trailer 3)

Trailer - 2 min 21 sec

Mary Elizabeth Winstead On The Movie
Mary Elizabeth Winstead On The Movie

Behind the Scenes - 30 sec

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Trailer - 1 min 53 sec

Timur Bekmambetov On The Story
Timur Bekmambetov On The Story

Behind the Scenes - 49 sec

Description
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a film that is equal parts horror, fantasy, and historical fiction. The story is based on the real-life President Abraham Lincoln who was the 16th President of the United States and is most famous for shepherding the country through the turbulent times of the Civil War. In Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, President Lincoln faces another challenge. He discovers that vampires exist and are on a mission to destroy the United States. He understands his role as president to make sure the vampires are defeated so he takes it upon himself to do just that.

The film makes Abraham Lincoln an inadvertent vampire hunter throughout his entire life. He defends a young slave boy who he seems being beaten by an overseer. After he does that he meets a man named Sturgis who tells him about vampires and offers to train him to defeat them. Lincoln accepts and he begins to train. He also has a silver pocket watch to defend himself from the vampires because to them silver is deadly. Lincoln then discovers that Sturgis, his trainer, is actually a vampire too. Heartbroken, Lincoln decides to abandon his vampire hunting ways and enter politics. He marries Mary and begins his campaign for the White House.

Lincoln is elected President and the vampires continue their assault on the country. Lincoln orders the amassing of all silver in Washington, D.C. and melts it down in order to create a super weapon to kill the vampires with. Lincoln is then betrayed by someone close to him who tells the vampires about Lincoln’s plan. There is a massive fight aboard a train which culminates in Lincoln killing one of the head vampires. His wife, Mary, escapes with all the silver along the underground railroad. The silver is then given to the Union soldiers who use to kill all the vampires. The film ends by Sturgis trying to persuade Lincoln to let him bite him and then make him a vampire. Lincoln says no because he does not want to be immortal. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter blends the real life history of Abraham Lincoln with the horror of vampires. It creates an interesting combination of the two genres in a fantasy film.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a 2012 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9 and a MetaScore of 42.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 45 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (148,821)
  • Metascore
    42