The Post

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

Grosses

Domestic (45.6%)
$81,903,458
Summary Details
DistributorTwentieth Century Fox
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Opening$526,011
9 theaters
Budget$50,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 22, 2017 (Jan 12, 2018) - May 17, 2018
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 56 min
GenresBiography Drama History Thriller
In Release375 days/53 weeks
Widest Release2,851 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 22, 2017Friday22$158,122--9$17,569$158,1221
Dec 23, 2017Saturday21$193,270+22.2%-9$21,474$351,3922
Dec 24, 2017Sunday19$174,619-9.7%-9$19,402$526,0113
Dec 25, 2017
Christmas Day
Monday21$236,046+35.2%-9$26,227$762,0574
Dec 26, 2017Tuesday23$156,610-33.7%-9$17,401$918,6675
Dec 27, 2017Wednesday24$140,915-10%-9$15,657$1,059,5826
Dec 28, 2017Thursday24$139,459-1%-9$15,495$1,199,0417
Dec 29, 2017Friday24$171,472+23%+8.4%9$19,052$1,370,5138
Dec 30, 2017Saturday23$202,968+18.4%+5%9$22,552$1,573,4819
Dec 31, 2017
New Year's Eve
Sunday21$186,640-8%+6.9%9$20,737$1,760,12110
Jan 1, 2018
New Year's Day
Monday24$187,108+0.3%-20.7%9$20,789$1,947,22911
Jan 2, 2018Tuesday24$75,452-59.7%-51.8%9$8,383$2,022,68112
Jan 3, 2018Wednesday23$69,081-8.4%-51%9$7,675$2,091,76213
Jan 4, 2018Thursday23$57,894-16.2%-58.5%9$6,432$2,149,65614
Jan 5, 2018Friday15$496,483+757.6%+189.5%36$13,791$2,646,13915
Jan 6, 2018Saturday15$712,547+43.5%+251.1%36$19,792$3,358,68616
Jan 7, 2018Sunday16$488,997-31.4%+162%36$13,583$3,847,68317
Jan 8, 2018Monday17$143,869-70.6%-23.1%36$3,996$3,991,55218
Jan 9, 2018Tuesday17$178,284+23.9%+136.3%36$4,952$4,169,83619
Jan 10, 2018Wednesday17$175,261-1.7%+153.7%36$4,868$4,345,09720
Jan 11, 2018Thursday17$144,140-17.8%+149%36$4,003$4,489,23721
Jan 12, 2018Friday2$5,912,287+4,001.8%+1,090.8%2,819$2,097$10,401,52422
Jan 13, 2018Saturday2$7,439,125+25.8%+944%2,819$2,638$17,840,64923
Jan 14, 2018Sunday2$6,010,556-19.2%+1,129.2%2,819$2,132$23,851,20524
Jan 15, 2018
MLK Day
Monday4$3,693,686-38.5%+2,467.4%2,819$1,310$27,544,89125
Jan 16, 2018Tuesday2$2,168,347-41.3%+1,116.2%2,819$769$29,713,23826
Jan 17, 2018Wednesday2$1,618,678-25.3%+823.6%2,819$574$31,331,91627
Jan 18, 2018Thursday1$1,709,486+5.6%+1,086%2,819$606$33,041,40228
Jan 19, 2018Friday4$3,503,966+105%-40.7%2,851$1,229$36,545,36829
Jan 20, 2018Saturday4$5,597,498+59.7%-24.8%2,851$1,963$42,142,86630
Jan 21, 2018Sunday5$2,615,496-53.3%-56.5%2,851$917$44,758,36231
Jan 22, 2018Monday4$1,005,254-61.6%-72.8%2,851$352$45,763,61632
Jan 23, 2018Tuesday3$1,579,172+57.1%-27.2%2,851$553$47,342,78833
Jan 24, 2018Wednesday1$1,201,328-23.9%-25.8%2,851$421$48,544,11634
Jan 25, 2018Thursday1$1,141,807-5%-33.2%2,851$400$49,685,92335
Jan 26, 2018Friday5$2,407,800+110.9%-31.3%2,640$912$52,093,72336
Jan 27, 2018Saturday4$4,128,932+71.5%-26.2%2,640$1,563$56,222,65537
Jan 28, 2018Sunday5$2,570,409-37.7%-1.7%2,640$973$58,793,06438
Jan 29, 2018Monday4$709,243-72.4%-29.4%2,640$268$59,502,30739
Jan 30, 2018Tuesday5$1,017,386+43.4%-35.6%2,640$385$60,519,69340
Jan 31, 2018Wednesday4$744,183-26.9%-38.1%2,640$281$61,263,87641
Feb 1, 2018Thursday5$720,634-3.2%-36.9%2,640$272$61,984,51042
Feb 2, 2018Friday6$1,569,825+117.8%-34.8%2,462$637$63,554,33543
Feb 3, 2018Saturday5$2,772,777+76.6%-32.8%2,462$1,126$66,327,11244
Feb 4, 2018Sunday6$875,520-68.4%-65.9%2,462$355$67,202,63245
Feb 5, 2018Monday7$463,228-47.1%-34.7%2,462$188$67,665,86046
Feb 6, 2018Tuesday6$687,473+48.4%-32.4%2,462$279$68,353,33347
Feb 7, 2018Wednesday6$488,200-29%-34.4%2,462$198$68,841,53348
Feb 8, 2018Thursday6$494,987+1.4%-31.3%2,462$201$69,336,52049
Feb 9, 2018Friday8$859,820+73.7%-45.2%1,865$461$70,196,34050
Feb 10, 2018Saturday8$1,703,841+98.2%-38.6%1,865$913$71,900,18151
Feb 11, 2018Sunday8$1,068,337-37.3%+22%1,865$572$72,968,51852
Feb 12, 2018Monday8$325,189-69.6%-29.8%1,865$174$73,293,70753
Feb 13, 2018Tuesday8$423,077+30.1%-38.5%1,865$226$73,716,78454
Feb 14, 2018Wednesday10$603,423+42.6%+23.6%1,865$323$74,320,20755
Feb 15, 2018Thursday8$289,165-52.1%-41.6%1,865$155$74,609,37256
Feb 16, 2018Friday11$465,580+61%-45.9%1,050$443$75,074,95257
Feb 17, 2018Saturday10$847,302+82%-50.3%1,050$806$75,922,25458
Feb 18, 2018Sunday10$675,752-20.2%-36.7%1,050$643$76,598,00659
Feb 19, 2018
Presidents' Day
Monday9$449,358-33.5%+38.2%1,050$427$77,047,36460
Feb 20, 2018Tuesday10$232,921-48.2%-44.9%1,050$221$77,280,28561
Feb 21, 2018Wednesday9$191,576-17.8%-68.3%1,050$182$77,471,86162
Feb 22, 2018Thursday8$176,140-8.1%-39.1%1,050$167$77,648,00163
Feb 23, 2018Friday11$318,982+81.1%-31.5%795$401$77,966,98364
Feb 24, 2018Saturday14$560,270+75.6%-33.9%795$704$78,527,25365
Feb 25, 2018Sunday15$362,987-35.2%-46.3%795$456$78,890,24066
Feb 26, 2018Monday13$116,987-67.8%-74%795$147$79,007,22767
Feb 27, 2018Tuesday12$178,263+52.4%-23.5%795$224$79,185,49068
Feb 28, 2018Wednesday14$133,655-25%-30.2%795$168$79,319,14569
Mar 1, 2018Thursday13$139,091+4.1%-21%795$174$79,458,23670
Mar 2, 2018Friday15$272,679+96%-14.5%671$406$79,730,91571
Mar 3, 2018Saturday14$564,010+106.8%+0.7%671$840$80,294,92572
Mar 4, 2018Sunday14$232,812-58.7%-35.9%671$346$80,527,73773
Mar 5, 2018Monday14$73,553-68.4%-37.1%671$109$80,601,29074
Mar 6, 2018Tuesday15$88,270+20%-50.5%671$131$80,689,56075
Mar 7, 2018Wednesday14$83,808-5.1%-37.3%671$124$80,773,36876
Mar 8, 2018Thursday16$66,424-20.7%-52.2%671$98$80,839,79277
Mar 9, 2018Friday18$77,042+16%-71.7%278$277$80,916,83478
Mar 10, 2018Saturday18$166,572+116.2%-70.5%278$599$81,083,40679
Mar 11, 2018Sunday18$84,996-49%-63.5%278$305$81,168,40280
Mar 12, 2018Monday19$33,814-60.2%-54%278$121$81,202,21681
Mar 13, 2018Tuesday18$41,290+22.1%-53.2%278$148$81,243,50682
Mar 14, 2018Wednesday21$31,814-22.9%-62%278$114$81,275,32083
Mar 15, 2018Thursday21$27,115-14.8%-59.2%278$97$81,302,43584
Mar 16, 2018Friday25$38,677+42.6%-49.8%159$243$81,341,11285
Mar 17, 2018Saturday25$58,844+52.1%-64.7%159$370$81,399,95686
Mar 18, 2018Sunday27$34,982-40.6%-58.8%159$220$81,434,93887
Mar 19, 2018Monday24$16,673-52.3%-50.7%159$104$81,451,61188
Mar 20, 2018Tuesday23$22,708+36.2%-45%159$142$81,474,31989
Mar 21, 2018Wednesday26$16,698-26.5%-47.5%159$105$81,491,01790
Mar 22, 2018Thursday26$16,649-0.3%-38.6%159$104$81,507,66691
Mar 23, 2018Friday33$26,244+57.6%-32.1%102$257$81,533,91092
Mar 24, 2018Saturday32$42,344+61.3%-28%102$415$81,576,25493
Mar 25, 2018Sunday36$22,706-46.4%-35.1%102$222$81,598,96094
Mar 26, 2018Monday32$10,842-52.3%-35%102$106$81,609,80295
Mar 27, 2018Tuesday30$14,469+33.5%-36.3%102$141$81,624,27196
Mar 28, 2018Wednesday30$10,717-25.9%-35.8%102$105$81,634,98897
Mar 29, 2018Thursday29$13,823+29%-17%102$135$81,648,81198
Mar 30, 2018Friday32$18,776+35.8%-28.5%76$247$81,667,58799
Mar 31, 2018Saturday33$20,780+10.7%-50.9%76$273$81,688,367100
Apr 1, 2018
Easter Sunday
Sunday31$13,013-37.4%-42.7%76$171$81,701,380101
Apr 2, 2018Monday35$7,010-46.1%-35.3%76$92$81,708,390102
Apr 3, 2018Tuesday32$8,239+17.5%-43.1%76$108$81,716,629103
Apr 4, 2018Wednesday31$11,737+42.5%+9.5%76$154$81,728,366104
Apr 5, 2018Thursday32$8,646-26.3%-37.5%76$113$81,737,012105