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.
Actors Tracy Letts and Carrie Coon are a married couple in real life. Though they have collaborated on stage before, this is the first feature film in which both of them appear.
...from the majority opinion: 'In the First Amendment the Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to fulfill its essential role in our democracy. The press was to serve the governed, not the governors.'
Ben Bradlee's family television is a late 1950s black and white model with an overly rounded bezel. Color TV was popular by the late sixties (with most of the shows displaying an "up next" image bearing the words "in color"). By 1971, with virtually every program being in color, Bradlee would certainly have had a contemporary color television.
"The making and authorized distribution of this film supported over 12,000 jobs and involved hundreds of thousands of work hours."
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$19,361,968 (USA) (14 January 2018)
$81,903,458 (USA) (17 May 2018)
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