Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Movie 2012

by TerriRexson

Find out all about Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, the movie version, the book it was based on and what else you might be interested in watching and reading.

The Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a alternative history / gothic horror mashup movie based on the novel of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith.

The Abraham Lincoln of the title is indeed the famous US president, but in this version he has a secret identity as a Vampire Hunter. History and fantasy are woven together throughout this movie which is produced by Tim Burton.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Movie

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - The Story

The Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter movies is based on Seth Grahame-Smith's cult novel from 2010. The movie is being made very quickly after the publication of the novel. 

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is an alternate history novel. It takes real events from the life of US President Abraham Lincoln and weaves in a gothic horror storyline. Abraham Lincoln was also a vampire hunter. 

Abraham Lincoln finds that his mother's death was caused by vampires and sets out to rid the world of vampire kind. 

Seth Grahame-Smith wrote Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter after the success of his previous novel: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
$13.99  $1.09

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Release Date - US and UK

The release date for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is:

  • US: 22 June 2012
  • UK: August 2nd 2012

Abraham Lincoln : Vampire Hunter Original Movie Poster

Available to buy from Amazon

Edgar Allan Poe appear in Abraham Lincoln: The Vampire Hunter

And he also gets his own 2012 gothic horror movie
The Raven is a 2012 movie that tells a fictionalised version of the end of Edgar Allan Poe's life and the events that lead up to it.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Cast

The title role of Abraham Lincoln is played by American actor Benjamin Walker. Walker has had a career on stage and screen including a recent role in War Boys. 

The villain of the piece is the vampire Adam played by English actor Rufus Sewell. Sewell has had a really interesting career on stage and screen including the recent TV detective series Zen. 

Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays Mary Todd Lincoln, Abrahams's wife. 

Where have we seen the cast?

The War Boys

Studio: Maya Entertainment Grp Release Date: 06/08/2010 Run time: 92 minutes Rating: Nr

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Costume

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Director

The Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter director is Russian-Kazakh Timur Bekmambetov

Timur Bekmambetov has form in the Vampire genre. He's known for the Night Watch and Day Watch vampire movies set in modern day Moscow. 

These are Russian language movies, but became popular internationally and you can get dubbed versions of the movies.

(See right for a two disc set with both Night Watch and Day Watch movies included on DVD.)

Night Watch / Day Watch

Directed by Timur Bekmambetov
Night Watch / Day Watch (Two-Disc Collection)
$19.98  $13.01

What else has Seth Graham-Smith Written?

Before writing Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Seth Graham-Smith authored Pride and Prejudice and Zombies!

This is another alternate history, horror mashup novel that gives a very different take on the Jane Austen classic. 

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Seth Grahame-Smith
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Roma...
$14.95  $2.14

The Real Story of Abraham Lincoln

Before watching Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, you might want to refresh your knowledge of the real Abraham Lincoln. 

This will help you place events in a historical context. Even if some of those events are given a rather different twist in the movie!

The Life of Abraham Lincoln

The Life of Abraham Lincoln
$10.49  $6.50

More 2012 Movies

Historical, Gothic, Fantasy
Snow White and the Huntsman is a new telling of the classic fairytale. The movie is released in June 2012. And this Snow White fights back.
The Woman in Black Movie is a gothic horror movie starring Daniel Radcliffe. It's based on a book by Susan Hill.
An Unexpected Journey is the first of two Hobbit movies by Peter Jackson.
The Raven is a 2012 movie that tells a fictionalised version of the end of Edgar Allan Poe's life and the events that lead up to it.
Updated: 02/21/2012, TerriRexson
 
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