Vampires and Civil War: Interesting concept, but only in 3D.

By S Coelho
Written June 22, 2012
I know this movie is going to have some pretty big fans, but let me just say: I can't imagine reading this book...or seeing this movie without 3D glasses. I say this because the story is fairly slow for an action-packed film, but the action and special effects make the 3D and the extra ticket price totally worth it. If you're a horror fanatic like I am, this is not your typical vampire movie. There's little gore and nothing scary about ALVH. However, it is worth a viewing just for the concept alone. Set during the civil war, it gives a whole new theory to the enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation. Sadly, that uniqueness and the action is about all this movie provides. Most of the characters--though given a great cast that portrays them well--read pretty flat and one-dimensional. In short, if you have the money to spare and are looking to kill a couple hours with some fun action go see this movie, but don't expect it to be anything else.
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Went for the man...enjoyed the show and was left craving history on Abe

By jenrent
Written June 23, 2012
I enjoyed, was entertained and left the theater got on the phone and re-educated myself on ABE! You can skip the 3D version, it wasn't bad, but not necessary. The man said it was a lot like the book!
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A must see movie

By luckydogmom
Written June 24, 2012
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter is a must see movie. Please don't judge this movie from the trailer, it doesn't do it justice!! Five of us saw the movie and all five of us walked away saying it was one of the best movies we have ever seen!
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Happiness Review

By sbahl
Written June 27, 2012
The movie timeline is set up in eighteen hundreds when the slaves were still legal in the states and most WHITE people had BLACK slaves. Starts with the first encounterwith Vampire and Happiness freaked out. The movie is not at all hard to follow and in fact with the 3-D glasses on ourselves, it was even cooler to watch! It is about the epic struggle between the good and the bad! Abe’s mother is first infected by some vampire disease and then eventually dies because of his father’s and his own dissent against the group of influential people who Abe and his father didn’t know were Vampires. Little Abe is looking for revenge and any opportunities that might fly by to take revenge from that particular vampire. But his father’s promise holds him back for a couple of years before one day, he finally breaks his promise one special day when he is drunk and attacks the vampire, only to discover that he is not capable of killing the vampire. He needs more training and more tools.
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Nice Twist on History

By JOHNGRUBES
Written July 01, 2012
I am a history buff so I enjoyed how they put a twist on the historic facts, Not to mention the vampires were pretty cool also!
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