PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.
This is the first major film collaboration of actress Meryl Streep and director Steven Spielberg. Streep previously performed the voice of "The Blue Fairy" in Spielberg's A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). Spielberg later wanted her to play Dr. Hineman in Minority Report (2002), but she had to back out and was replaced by Lois Smith.
We have to be the check on their power. If we don't hold them accountable, then, my God, who will?
Kay Graham: Well, I've never smoked a cigar. And I have no problem holding Lyndon or Jack or Bob or any of them accountable. We can't hold them accountable if we ...
When the Post's team is sorting out the McNamara papers at Ben's house, one of them has a cigarette in his mouth and when cut, it suddenly moves to his hand. (1:05:06)
The 20th Century Fox logo is shown, but we do not hear the usual fanfare. Instead, we just hear the sound effects of the action in Vietnam which leads into the first scene of the film.
$19,361,968 (USA) (14 January 2018)
$81,903,458 (USA) (17 May 2018)
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