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.
The original title for the screenplay was 'The Post', but it was retitled 'The Papers' once the project was put into preproduction. The title was changed back again in the postproduction stage.
Do you know what my husband said about the news? He called it the first rough draft of history.
When Post reporters watch Walter Cronkite report on the federal injunction filed against the Times, the television is tuned to Channel 4. The CBS affiliate in Washington D.C. (owned by the Post!) was on Channel 9.
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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