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1. The Conspirator (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.9
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55 Metascore

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

Votes: 24,410 | Gross: $11.54M

2. The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after innocently treating President Lincoln's assassin in 1865.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart, Claude Gillingwater, Arthur Byron

Votes: 1,559

3. The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, History

4.4
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The story of how 'Hell's Gate' at Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas came to have its name. Relive the story of how three outlaws' expeditions and encounters through historical 1870s Texas were remembered for a lifetime.

Director: Tanner Beard | Stars: Eric Balfour, Lou Taylor Pucci, Henry Thomas, Jenna Dewan Tatum

Votes: 597

4. Saving Lincoln (2013)

101 min | Biography

5.2
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21 Metascore

The true story of Abraham Lincoln and his bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon. This unique film features sets created from actual Civil War photographs.

Director: Salvador Litvak | Stars: Tom Amandes, Lea Coco, Penelope Ann Miller, Bruce Davison

Votes: 172

5. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

7.1
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Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.

Directors: Peter W. Kunhardt, James A. Edgar | Stars: Jason Robards, James Earl Jones, Glenn Close, Richard Widmark

Votes: 213

6. The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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April 14, 1865. As four year of Civil War draw to a close, our country again faces unforgettable tragedy: the assassination of the President. Starring Lance Henriksen as the Great ... See full summary »

Director: John Gray | Stars: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly

Votes: 304

7. The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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This is the story of the doctor whose farm John Wilkes Booth went to after assassinating Abraham Lincoln. Eventually he was wrongfully accused and tried and convicted as a member of the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Susan Sullivan, Richard Dysart, Michael McGuire

Votes: 118

8. They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History

7.4
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The events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, dramatized using simulated documentary footage.

Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Richard Basehart, Richard Bauer, Mark D'Angelo, Brian Donohue

Votes: 13

9. The Persistence of Dreams (2005)

4 min | Short, Drama, History

8.4
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Three days before his death, Abraham Lincoln dreamt of his assassination. Shot in real-time, this film portrays the last conscious moments of Lincoln's life.

Director: Erik Courtney | Stars: Jeffrey DeMunn, Rosemary Knower, Sean Hagan, Jane Beard

Votes: 40

10. Killing Lincoln: Behind the Scenes (2013 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Billy Campbell, Geraldine Hughes, Jesse Johnson, Adrian Moat

11. The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985–1992)
Episode: Downwind from Gettysburg (1992)

Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Walter Bayes has devoted his life to creating a robot duplicate of Abraham Lincoln to inspire the American people to recommit themselves to the nation's ideals. On the night of its ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Bailey | Stars: Howard Hesseman, Robert Joy, Kelly Johnson, Roy Bonnell

Votes: 31

12. Ghost Lab (2009– )
Episode: John Wilkes Booth (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Mystery, Reality-TV

5.7
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The Klinge brothers investigate Granbury Opera House in Granbury Texas, believed to be where John Wilkes Booth's alias John St. Helen performed after the assassination of President Abraham ... See full summary »

Director: Sumithrin David | Stars: Barry Klinge, Brad Klinge, Mike Rowe, Arlan H. Boll

Votes: 7

13. Investigating History (2003– )
Episode: Lincoln: Man or Myth? (2004)

Documentary, History

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Program presents Abraham Lincoln, the most photographed politician of his day, as a highly image conscious politician. His image helped propel him to the presidency. But was it also a fatal... See full summary »

14. Conspiracy? (2004– )
Episode: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (2004)

Documentary

8.0
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The leading alternative to the theory that John Wilkes Booth and a few others conspired to murder Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and William Seward is a Confederate conspiracy. The details... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Kane, William Davis, Kevin Ging, Charles Higham

Votes: 8

15. Barbary Coast (1975–1976)
Episode: The Day Cable Was Hanged (1975)

60 min | Comedy, Western

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Cable is at first convinced he has captured John Wilkes Booth. But a series of events has him suspicious about his prisoner's true identity.

Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: William Shatner, Doug McClure, John Dehner, Tom Troupe

16. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: The Pilot (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy

8.8
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"Jerry"'s pilot finally airs. Elaine avoids the romantic pursue of Dalrymple.

Director: Tom Cherones | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander

Votes: 1,139