Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Ridiculous, bloody blending of history and violence.

R 2012 105 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 28 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Intriguing.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is an entertaining film that cleverly mixes Lincoln's presidency with a war against vampires. I think it's better for the older 15 year old range because of two scenes near the beginning depicting nudity. The first is a close - up shot of a dead, topless woman. It only lasts for about 4 seconds, and is in a non - sexual context, but it is still better for older teens. The second scene is in a more sexual context; there is a woman bouncing (clearly having sexual intercourse) on a man in a bathtub. This is very clearly shown. None of them are wearing clothes, however there is no nudity. There is some moaning and grunting coming from the two. As for the violence, it is quite graphic but unrealistic. Vampires get decapitated, slashed and ripped apart, all with very unrealistic effects. There is, however, a few very violent scenes that are definitely not okay for younger teens. One includes a man burning off the face of a vampire - the screaming is very loud and is very disturbing. Another is when a man slashes the throat of a vampire - its groans are very disturbing as blood floods down his throat.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 15+

A very disappointing movie remake of the original book. Don't bother.

This movie mainly focused on the violence, not the character's stories, the plot or setting - all about the vampire slaying. The acting was also bland and the characters didn't have depth, which made it boring all the way through. Abraham Lincoln and vampires ironically fighting each other just don't make a particularly good match, and the title would ward off movie goers anyway.

This title has:

Too much violence

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