The Post

2017
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Title: The Post

Original Title: The Post (The Papers)

Year: 2017

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: January 19 2018
  • United States: January 12 2018

Plot

The New York Times published in 1971 the "Pentagon Papers" documents that collected classified information about the Vietnam War. With its publication generated a huge debate on freedom of expression and administration Nixon obtained a court order that forced the Times to cease publication. The Washington Post took the witness. Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) the executive editor of The Washington Post published more revelations of the report and other newspapers joined the cause. Finally, the New York Times and The Washington Post accepted the first amendment in front of the Supreme Court.

Awards

  • 2018 Academy Awards (Oscars): 2 0
  • 2018 Golden Globes: 8 0

Cast

Director:

Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

Ben Bradlee

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Kay Graham

Alison Brie

Alison Brie

Lally Graham

Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson

Tony Bradlee

Bob Odenkirk

Bob Odenkirk

Ben Bagdikian

Bruce Greenwood

Bruce Greenwood

Robert McNamara

Tracy Letts

Tracy Letts

Fritz Beebe

Videos

'The Post' new clip: Rebellion 0:30
'The Post' trailer 2:22

'The Post' trailer

November 8 2017

Photos

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Trivia

Original documents

In scenes involving the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg's original documents were used as props, including the pages that were scattered over the floor of Benjamin C. Bradlee (Tom Hanks') home.

Ready Player One

'The Post' was filmed after director Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One', but released before.

Blake Emory

Artist Blake Emory appears as a protester.

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