A behind-the-scenes look at news anchor Dan Rather during his final days at C.B.S. News when he broadcast a damaging report about how President Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War.

  1. James Vanderbilt

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Redford

    Robert Redford

    Dan Rather

  2. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    Mary Mapes

  3. Elisabeth Moss

    Elisabeth Moss

    Lucy Scott

  4. Topher Grace

    Topher Grace

    Mike Smith

  5. Dennis Quaid

    Dennis Quaid

    Colonel Roger Charles

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Release Information

  • October 16, 2015


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $9,600,000.00

Revenue $2,541,554.00

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