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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.

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Liz Hannah, Josh Singer
Production: 20th Century Fox
Genre: drama, thriller
Year: 2017
MetaScore: 83/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: $80,369,969
Released: 12 Jan 2018
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 112 nominations.


40 Clips & Quotes

The press was to serve the governed - The Post 00:51 The press was to serve the governed Do you know what my husband said about the news - The Post 00:26 Do you know what my husband said about the news I always wanted to be part of a small rebellion - The Post 00:17 I always wanted to be part of a small rebellion My decision stands - The Post 00:15 My decision stands They're going to lock you up - The Post 00:21 They're going to lock you up If the government wins and we're convicted - The Post 00:57 If the government wins and we're convicted He says we can't - The Post 00:14 He says we can't Can I ask you a hypothetical question - The Post 00:35 Can I ask you a hypothetical question Kay is in a position she never thought she'd be in - The Post 01:42 Kay is in a position she never thought she'd be in Nixon's a son of a bitch - The Post 01:10 Nixon's a son of a bitch We have to be the check on their power - The Post 00:55 We have to be the check on their power This is Frank Wills - The Post 00:23 This is Frank Wills What if we wait - The Post 01:48 What if we wait I'm here asking your advice - The Post 00:17 I'm here asking your advice That stuck with me - The Post 01:10 That stuck with me But it didn't take him long to figure out - The Post 01:34 But it didn't take him long to figure out They'll be defending the first amendment - The Post 00:32 They'll be defending the first amendment We know your reporters are talented - The Post 01:29 We know your reporters are talented This is no longer my father's company - The Post 00:25 This is no longer my father's company She compared Trisha Nixon to a vanilla ice cream cone - The Post 00:18 She compared Trisha Nixon to a vanilla ice cream cone The company's selling how many shares - The Post 00:56 The company's selling how many shares Are you sure we're striking the right tone here - The Post 00:39 Are you sure we're striking the right tone here It's unfortunate - The Post 00:23 It's unfortunate When Ben sets his mind to plunder - The Post 01:04 When Ben sets his mind to plunder My view is to prosecute the goddamn pricks that gave it to them - The Post 00:31 My view is to prosecute the goddamn pricks that gave it to... That's not my role - The Post 00:51 That's not my role Kay throws a great party - The Post 00:32 Kay throws a great party A bit hard to read - The Post 00:31 A bit hard to read When I get my hands on that study - The Post 00:19 When I get my hands on that study There's a fella I overlapped with at RAND - The Post 00:51 There's a fella I overlapped with at RAND Must be precious cargo - The Post 00:22 Must be precious cargo The study had 47 volumes - The Post 00:25 The study had 47 volumes They're going to come after you - The Post 00:26 They're going to come after you I didn't see him come in - The Post 00:20 I didn't see him come in There're a few above your's - The Post 00:32 There're a few above your's We don't always get it right - The Post 00:24 We don't always get it right I loved the paper - The Post 01:04 I loved the paper If you got the study from the same source - The Post 01:03 If you got the study from the same source I don't need the lecture on legacy - The Post 00:34 I don't need the lecture on legacy No matter what happens tomorrow - The Post 00:21 No matter what happens tomorrow

Cast

Kay Graham - Meryl Streep
Ben Bradlee - Tom Hanks
Tony Bradlee - Sarah Paulson
Ben Bagdikian - Bob Odenkirk
Fritz Beebe - Tracy Letts
Arthur Parsons - Bradley Whitford
Robert McNamara - Bruce Greenwood
Daniel Ellsberg - Matthew Rhys
Lally Graham - Alison Brie
Meg Greenfield - Carrie Coon
Roger Clark - Jesse Plemons
Howard Simons - David Cross
Anthony Essaye - Zach Woods
Phil Geyelin - Pat Healy
Gene Patterson - John Rue
Murray Marder - Rick Holmes
Chalmers Roberts - Philip Casnoff
Judith Martin - Jessie Mueller
Don Graham - Stark Sands
Jake (Young Reporter) - Michael Cyril Creighton
Michael (Runner) - Will Denton
Debbie Regan - Deirdre Lovejoy
Copy Chief - Michael Devine
Copy Editor - Kelly Miller
Liz Hylton - Jennifer Dundas
Marina Bradlee - Austyn Johnson
Paul Ignatius - Brent Langdon
Abe Rosenthal - Michael Stuhlbarg
Ann Marie Rosenthal - Deborah Green
Punch Sulzberger - Gary Wilmes
James Greenfield - Christopher Innvar
NY Times Runner - Luke Slattery
Neil Sheehan - Justin Swain
NY Times Staffer - Robert G. McKay
Woman with Package - Sasha Spielberg
Lafayette Protester - Bryan Burton
Government Lawyer - Dan Bittner
Solicitor General Griswold - Kenneth Tigar
Alexander Bickel - David Aaron Baker
Judge Gurfein - Gannon McHale
Waiter (F Street Club) - Kevin Loreque
Head Waiter (Oak Room) - Francis Dumaurier
Exchange President - Stephen Mailer
Lazard Banker - Ned Noyes
Lazard Banker - John Henry Cox
Joe Alsop - Dan Bucatinsky
Art Buchwald - David Costabile
Ann Buchwald - Johanna Day
Mrs. Alsop - Annika Boras
Mrs. McNamara - Carolyn McCormick
Dinner Wife - Susan Blackwell
Dinner Wife - Jordan Baker
Eastern Air Stewardess - Lauren Lim Jackson
Harry Gladstein - Peter Van Wagner
Judge Gessell - Angus Hepburn
Vice Admiral Blouin - James Riordan
Assistant Attorney General Maroney (as Kelly Aucoin) - Kelly AuCoin
William Macomber - Cotter Smith
Dennis Doolin - Ben Livingston
Judge Robb - Stephen Rowe
Supreme Court Marshall - Rick Crom
Linotype Printer - Fenton Lawless
Linotype Printer - Cullen Oliver Johnson
Watergate Security Guard - JaQwan J. Kelly
Platoon Leader (as Brett Smith) - Brett G. Smith
Military Advisor - Theis Weckesser
Robert Komer - David Beach
Reporter (Andrews AFB) - Shawn Allen McLaughlin
Harry Rowen (RAND) - Shaun O'Hagan
Rand Corp Guard - Thaddeus Daniels
Rand Corp Guard - Brendan Burke
Lynda Sinay - Celeste Arias
Tony Russo - Sonny Valicenti
LA Cop - Will Blomker
White House Assistant - Amy Russ
Bob Haldeman - Aaron Roman Weiner
RAND Receptionist - Catherine Wolf
Man on Phone - Joel Nagle
Rehnquist (Asst AG) - Tom Bair
18th Street Protester - Walter Brandes
Katherine - Juliana Davies
Pamela - Hazel Mason
Pamela - Ginger Mason
Plaza Protester - Sawyer Spielberg
Chief Justice Burger - Mark Jacoby
Bertram Plain - Jon Donahue
Layout Editor - Seth Barrish
Layout Editor - Clarke Thorell
Delivery Man - Joseph Tudisco
NY Times Staffer - Steve Witting
NY Times Staffer - Gary Galone
NY Times Staffer - Frank Ridley
NY Times Staffer - Jeremiah Wiggins
Protest Singer - Alexander Sage Oyen
Protest Singer - Brittney Johnson
Protest Singer - Caleb Eberhardt
Protest Singer - Don McCloskey
Protest Singer - Estelle Bajou
Protest Singer - Kaylyn Scardefield
Protest Singer - Leslie Kujo
Protest Singer - Lilli Cooper
Protest Singer - Odiseas Georgiadis
Suspicious Man - Sean Meehan
Ehrlichman - Steven Kearney
Newscaster - Matthew Piazzi
WTOP-AM Reporter - Armand Schultz
G.I. #4 - Jerry Lobrow
AMEX Photographer - Mark Pinelli
Black and White Ball Dancer - Jason Abrams
Journalist - Chris Angerman
Copy Editor - Robert Arensen
Photographer - Marshall Axt
Nail Technician - Kenneth's Salon - Emily Whitcraft Baden
NYPD Officer - Marko Caka
Supreme Court Attendee - Johnny Calabro
Supreme Court Officer - Phil Cappadora
Wall Street Trader - Stacey Alyse Cohen
Watergate Burglar - Andrew M. Collins
Washington Post Attorney - Richard R. Corapi
Self (archive footage) - Walter Cronkite
Black and White Ball Dancer - Sandy Dell
Linotype Printer - Stephen Drabicki
Self (archive footage) - Dwight D. Eisenhower
U.S. Marshal - Scott Eliasoph
Reporter - Mark Falvo
Pedestrian - Deborah Finley
Vietnam War Protester - Michael James Fry
Salon Girl - Lora Lee Gayer
Masked Woman #2 - Kate Grimes
Tom Winship - Neal Huff
Self (archive footage) - Lyndon B. Johnson
Black and White Ball Photographer - Shana Kaplan
War Veteran - Cory Kastle
Self (archive footage) - John F. Kennedy
Photographer - Paul Kulis
Linotype Operator - Davin Kuntze
Protester - Kelsey Kyle
Court Clerk - Jarrod LaBine
Supreme Court Staff - David Lamberton
Protester - Zachary Leipert
Viet Cong - Frankie Li
Silvia L. Smith - Ben's Friend - Molly Maloney
Protestor - Branden Marlowe
Woman On Steps Of Supreme Court - Laura Maselli
Protester - Gage Maynard
Wealthy New Yorker - Doris McCarthy
Bartender - Kevin D. McGee
Protester - Alexander Mercier
NY Times Runner - Byron Eugene Meyer
Lazard Banker - Wayne J. Miller
Black and White Guest - Sheryl Minikes
Photographer - Frank Modica
Reporter - Josh Mowery
Lawyer - Robert Myers
Protestor - Andrew Raffelson
Shirlee Mae Adams - Alex Rak
Vietnam Soldier - Matthew Rose
Joan Fountaine - Kelly Ryan
Protester - Edward Sass
Self (archive footage) - Daniel Schorr
Circulation Office Manager - Kent Sladyk
Woman - Tina Sloan
Black and White Ball Socialite - Sophia Smith
Protester - Todd Smolar
Protestor - Dave Sorboro
Masked Woman #1 - Evelyn Spahr
Factory Worker - Chuck Taber
Protestor - Elizabeth Tate
Viet Cong - Randall Trang
Self (archive footage) - Harry S. Truman
Maximillian Brode / NYSE Brroker - Rob Tunstall
Black and White Ball Socialite with White Feathers - Eha Urbsalu
Black and White Ball Photographer - Mathew Walters
NY Times Staffer - Jake Wells
Black and White Ball Dancer - Denise Marie Whalen
Protester - Eden Wright