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The Post (2017)  link to The Post on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 900

poster The Post

IMDb Rating:
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7.2/10 (112719 votes)

Country: USA, 116 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, History, Biography

Director(s): Steven Spielberg

Storyline:
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.

Cast:

photo Meryl Streep Meryl Streep Kay Graham
photo Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Ben Bradlee
photo Sarah Paulson Sarah Paulson Tony Bradlee
photo Bob Odenkirk Bob Odenkirk Ben Bagdikian
photo Tracy Letts Tracy Letts Fritz Beebe

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c7p28

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1