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Killing Lincoln (2013)

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Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

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Adrian Moat

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Erik Jendresen, Bill O'Reilly (based on the book by) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Narrator
Regen Wilson ... Peter Taltavul
Billy Campbell ... Abraham Lincoln
Jesse Johnson ... John Wilkes Booth
Geraldine Hughes ... Mary Todd Lincoln
Graham Beckel ... Edwin Stanton
Shawn Pyfrom ... Private John W. Nichols
Greg Cooper Greg Cooper ... Alexander Gardner
Andrew Collie Andrew Collie ... James McCollom
Jeremy Ambler Jeremy Ambler ... George Robinson
Joe Inscoe Joe Inscoe ... Doctor May
Benjamin Perkinson Benjamin Perkinson ... Tad Lincoln (as Ben Perkinson)
Logan Bennett Logan Bennett ... John McCullough
Geoffrey Culbertson Geoffrey Culbertson ... Honor Guard Soldier
Leiv Clegg Leiv Clegg ... Proud Slave
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Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln See more »

Filming Locations:

Petersburg, Virginia, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Both Raynor Scheine (Samuel Mudd) and Ted Johnson (William H. Seward) also appeared in "Lincoln" (2012) as different characters. See more »

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When the photograph is being taken of Booth's autopsy, narrator Tom Hanks refers to Secretary of War Stanton as "Secretary of State Stanton." See more »

Quotes

Abraham Lincoln: The doors to the white house stand open, to one and all, day and night. My life is within reach of anyone, sane or mad. By the hand of a murder I can die but once, but to go continually in fear, well that is to die over and over... and over again.
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Most Excellently Done; Watch This
17 February 2013 | by richardcucciaSee all my reviews

If you watch this movie, you will know the facts of the events leading to, the events of, and the results of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. This is most excellently performed.

The actors who portrayed both Lincoln (Billy Campbell) & Booth (Jesse Johnson) performed A plus roles. Both actors conveyed the feel of the age and the personality of both historical persons as history has made them known to us. Excellent. Johnson for sure deserves an award. Watching his performance, you will feel that you know Booth.

If you are at all interesting in these events, watch this movie. You will be well educated, informed, and entertained. In this modern day, such a combination is rare, indeed.

In the highest minded rationale, this is as good an expression of the TV art as there can be.


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