The Post (2017) Poster


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MPAA Rated PG-13 for language and brief war violence

Sex & Nudity

Violence & Gore

  • The film contains a brief scene of the Vietnam war where some cross-fire during a battle is shown, coupled with shots of some men being shot. However, there are no details of blood-letting or injury.


  • There is an utterance of the expletive "f*ck", expressed by a character, out of anger, during a phone conversation. In addition, the expletive is not heard Cleary as well as other movies. Other swear words such as "shit" "damn" "goddamn", "hell", and "prick" are also used in the film.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Social drinking and cigarette smoking.
  • Drugs: None

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The scene where Kay Graham has to decide between authorizing a story that could ruin the paper and send her to prison and standing up for freedom of the press is intense.
  • The film contains lots of suspense. The final scene is suspenseful.
  • The scene in Vietnam is somewhat intense.


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Sex & Nudity

  • There is a poster on the wall with a woman but everything is covered by words like it was on the cover of a magazine. It was shown for just a few moments in passing.

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