Abraham Lincoln is reinvented as a vampire-killing president in this Timur Bekmambetov-directed action picture starring Benjamin Walker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell, and Dominic Cooper. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES author Seth Grahame-Smith adapts his own book for 20th Century Fox. Tim Burton produces alongside Bekmambetov and Jim Lemley.
“[A] stylish slasher of a movie, a monster flick that does its vampires right…” (USA Today)
3 stars out of 4 — “The film, directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Seth Grahame-Smith, based on his novel, handles all these matters with an admirable seriousness….The performances are earnest and sincere…” (Chicago Sun-Times)