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1. The Conspirator (2010)

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

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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.

Writers: James D. Solomon, Gregory Bernstein | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

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

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

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

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

3. Saving Lincoln (2013)

Biography

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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.

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

4. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, History

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

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

5. Abraham Lincoln (1930)

TV-G | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet, John W. Considine Jr., Gerrit J. Lloyd | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne

6. The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

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

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

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

95 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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 »

Writers: Jim Bishop, Tim Metcalfe, John Gray | Director: John Gray | Stars: Rob Morrow, Lance Henriksen, Donna Murphy, Jean Louisa Kelly

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

Not Rated | 145 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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 »

Writers: Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Susan Sullivan, Richard Dysart, Michael McGuire

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

60 min | Drama, History

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

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

10. A Sobbing of the Strong-The Passion of Our Father Abraham in Three Acts (2014)

180 min | Documentary, History, Musical

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The incredible story of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in April of 1865.

Writer: David George | Director: David George | Stars: Christina Roman, Will Barnet, Katey Parker, Karr Washington

11. The Persistence of Dreams (2005)

4 min | Short, Drama, History

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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.

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

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

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

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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

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

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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 »

Writers: Stephen Feder, H.D. Motyl | Stars: Tom Kane, William Davis, Kevin Ging, Charles Higham