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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
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Who knew the 16th President of the United States was the scourge of the undead? Seth Grahame-Smith adapts his own novel for this outlandish, action-packed story, brought to life by director Timur Bekmambetov, whose imaginative action scenes have fuelled the likes of
. Benjamin Walker makes for a likeable, credible hero, holding his own through the main vampire action and the anti-slavery subplot, however improbable it all becomes. Terrific supporting turns from Anthony Mackie and Dominic Cooper add spice to a wildly enjoyable supernatural yarn that's guaranteed to have you leaping out of your seat. The premise may be pretty ridiculous, but this movie surprises by actually making sense.
A young man destined to become one of America's greatest presidents witnesses his mother being killed by a vampire, and devotes his life to battling the undead. As he rises to take his place in the White House during the Civil War, he discovers the bloodsuckers are the real power behind the Confederacy. Fantasy thriller based on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel, starring Benjamin Walker and Dominic Cooper.
Cast & Crew
Mary Todd Lincoln
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Stephen A Douglas
Nancy Hanks Lincoln
20th Century Fox
Violence, swearing, a sex scene.
DVD and Blu-ray
22 Jun 2012
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