“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” is a 2012 action-horror film directed by Timur Bekmambetov and based on the novel of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith. The film presents an alternate history in which Abraham Lincoln (played by Benjamin Walker) is not only a political leader but also a vampire hunter, seeking to rid the country of the undead who prey on innocent people.
The film follows Lincoln from his early years as a young man seeking revenge against the vampire who killed his mother, to his presidency and the Civil War, where he battles to free the country from the scourge of vampirism. The film blends historical drama with supernatural horror, featuring intense action sequences and a gothic visual style.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its unique concept and stylish action, while others criticized its uneven tone and lack of character development. The film did not perform well at the box office, but has since gained a cult following among fans of horror and action films. The film also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dominic Cooper, and Rufus Sewell in supporting roles.
Duration: 105 min.