Drama. In the early 1970s, The Washington Post’s publisher (Meryl Streep) and editor (Tom Hanks) struggle with whether or not to print classified information found in the Pentagon Papers.
- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
- Infrequent portrayals of gun and weapons violence in a war context - little blood, no detail
- Frequent portrayals of smoking in recreational and historical contexts; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context
- Freedom of the press
- Power and gender
- Honesty, integrity, and responsibility
Rated PG for coarse language and smoking