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.
Ben Bradlee was previously played in All the President's Men (1976) by Jason Robards, who played Tom Hanks's boss in Philadelphia (1993). Both Robards and Hanks are (as of 2018) the last actors to receive back-to-back Oscars - with Hanks winning two as Best Leading Actor while Robards winning two as Best Supporting Actor - his first for playing Ben Bradlee in Jason Robards.
So, can I ask you a hypothetical question?
Kay Graham: Oh, dear. I don't like hypothetical questions.
Ben Bradlee: Well, I don't think you're gonna like the real one, either.
Kay Graham: Do you have the Papers?
Ben Bradlee: Not yet.
When the Post intern is seen crossing the street after he arrived in New York City, the street he is crossing in front of the New York Times building has a painted bike lane, something that was not in place in NYC (or really any US city) in 1971.
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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