The Paperboy

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A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

  1. Peter Dexter

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Lee Daniels

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Zac Efron

    Zac Efron

    Jack Jansen

  2. Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey

    Ward Jansen

  3. Nicole Kidman

    Nicole Kidman

    Charlotte Bless

  4. John Cusack

    John Cusack

    Hillary Van Wetter

  5. David Oyelowo

    David Oyelowo

    Yardley Acheman

  6. Macy Gray

    Macy Gray

    Anita / Narrator

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget $12,500,000.00

Revenue $1,353,868.00

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Release Information

  • October 5, 2012
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Andres Gomez

By Andres Gomez

Hugely disturbing. Performances and direction are quite good, IMHO, just the story is creepy and disgusting.

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