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News of the World (2020)

Drama Action Western
Rated PG-13
118 min.
Release Date
December 25, 2020
Digital Date
March 9, 2021
DVD Release Date
March 23, 2021 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
118 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, thematic material and some language

This Christmas, Universal Pictures is proud to present Tom Hanks starring in News of the World, a moving story written and directed by Paul Greengrass, reuniting for the first time with his star from their 2013 Best Picture nominee Captain Phillips.

Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and... Full synopsis »

MOVIE REVIEW

Monster. Evil. Deviant. Tom Hanks has been called many things, but western action hero? That’s a new one. And yet here we are, in this weird, wild new frontier called 2020, and Hanks is just doing his thang, winning us over with a scruffy, gruff, and endearing turn as a traveling newsman/storyteller who sets out to protect a white girl who doesn’t speak a lick of English. Full movie review »
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