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 "fuck", expressed by a character, out of anger, during a phone conversation. In addition, the expletive is also seen on a placard carried by a protestor in another scene. Other swear words such as "shit" "damn" "goddamn", "hell", "son of a bitch", and "prick" are also used throughout 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 naked 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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