The Post

Publisher Katharine and her editor-in-chief Ben put their careers and freedom at risk to uncover a scandalous decades-long secret about the Vietnam War.
Year:

2017

Rated:

PG-13

Run Time:

116 min

Combined Rating:

7.51

Genre:
Drama
Directed by:
Steven Spielberg
Written by:
Liz Hannah, Josh Singer
Release Date:
12/01/2018
Main Stars:
Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson
IMDb Rating:

7.2

RT Critics Rating:

8.8

RT Users Rating:
Letterboxd Rating:

6.80

Metacritic Rating:
Budget:
Worldwide Gross:
Profit / Loss:
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. 20 wins & 113 nominations total
Plot:
When American military analyst, Daniel Ellsberg, realizes to his disgust the depths of the US government's deceptions about the futility of the Vietnam War, he takes action by copying top-secret documents that would become the Pentagon Papers. Later, Washington Post owner, Kay Graham, is still adjusting to taking over her late husband's business when editor Ben Bradlee discovers the New York Times has scooped them with an explosive expose on those papers. Determined to compete, Post reporters find Ellsberg himself and a complete copy of those papers. However, the Post's plans to publish their findings are put in jeopardy with a Federal restraining order that could get them all indicted for Contempt. Now, Kay Graham must decide whether to back down for the safety of her paper or publish and fight for the Freedom of the Press. In doing so, Graham and her staff join a fight that would have America's democratic ideals in the balance.
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