The Post

The Post

By Steven Spielberg

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2018-01-05
  • Advisory Rating: PG-13
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
  • iTunes Price: USD 19.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 5.99


Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in THE POST, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership of Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of The Washington Post, and its driven editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks), as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers - and their very freedom - to bring long-buried truths to light.THE POST marks the first time Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg have collaborated on a project. In addition to directing, Spielberg produces along with Amy Pascal and Kristie Macosko Krieger. The script was written by Liz Hannah and Josh Singer and features an acclaimed ensemble cast including Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford and Zach Woods.



  • 1st amendment rocks

    By Pro-Creator
    Great story. Enjoyed the actors and their portrayal of the paper’s struggle to publish.
  • $6 to rent?

    By Movie buff 1
    Apple is charging too much to rent movies.
  • Amazing

    By robot626
    Some of the best of hanks and Streep
  • Missed again.

    By SweetSentinel
    Hollywood can't get anything right these days.
  • Incredible.

    By Ajd2147
  • nice movie

    By Nature cat fan gaming
  • Amazing

    By Wiggy50
    This was a great movie.
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  • So, so slow!

    By Celtictundra
    Would normaly love a movie like this. The cast looks great but the pace of the movie was just so painfully slow and the tension was just not there. I am sure that historically this was a very interesting and important moment for freedom of the press but is just did not hit the mark as a movie. Disappointed.
  • Almost

    By chillyfilly
    This film almost gets the story right. The villains of the piece are JFK and LBJ who systematically lied to the American people for years about the nature, and prospects of the Vietnam war. RMN comes in for a lot of criticism too, however, with no mention that he was the president trying to end the war with a measure of face-saving for the country and his predecessors. Although he had no love for JFK and LBJ, he did care about the country and did not want our (very) dirty linen to harm the prospects for peace with the Vietcong. He also did not want folks leaking top secret national information to the press. That said, Spielberg created a watchable film out of the real life wonky characters. The standout performance is by Meryl Streep as the lockjawed Katherine Meyer Graham. She takes a socialite dilitante heiress and moves her into a serious newspaper publisher over the course of the film.