In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and different craftsmen were imprisoned and boycotted for their political convictions. TRUMBO (coordinated by Jay Roach) relates how Dalton utilized words and mind to win two Academy Awards and uncover the foolishness and bad form under the boycott, which ensnared everybody from tattle feature writer Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren) to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger.
|nudity||A man in prison is being inspected naked. His butt is seen briefly. Also, the officer inspecting him talks about parts of his body to tell him what to do but not by their anatomical names. The main character does his work naked in a bathtub, but there is a desk over the part of the tub where his private parts are so they can't be seen.|
|profanity||About 20 "Fucks", several GDs and Jesus exclamations. mild swearing.|