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Paper Towns (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 24 July 2015 (USA)
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After an all night adventure, Quentin's life-long crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a life-time.

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Mrs. Jacobsen
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Ruthie Spiegelman
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Young Quentin
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Mr. Spiegelman
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Storyline

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears - leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship - and true love. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Get Lost. Get Found. See more »

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some language, drinking, sexuality and partial nudity - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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24 July 2015 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,650,140, 26 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,000,304

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,512,300
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Trivia

Jake Schreier, director of the movie, had said that Cara Delevingne's audition for the role of Margo was 'something special'. See more »

Goofs

When young Margo and Quentin find the dead man, his face is turned away from the street toward the pond in the park. In the next shot when Margo gets up close, his face is turned towards her and the street. See more »

Quotes

Quentin Jacobsen: What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.
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References M (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

THE LADY IN RED
Written by Chris De Burgh
Performed by Disk Eyes
Courtesy of Disk Eyes Productions c/o Riptide Music Group, LLC
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Not as it seems, in a good way
25 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

My first glance towards Paper Towns I had high hopes, and after joyfully watching the movie I feel fulfilled. The ending is to me utmost fitting and appropriate. My last glance shows the movie rating a 7/10, and Im not sure why. Acting was terrific and I believe the casting was a hammer hitting the nail on the head. I believe once you put your phone away and any distractions and focus on the emotions of the characters in depth you will feel many feelings you have hopefully felt in your lifetime.

The movie seems like something teenagers would flock to in high school with their sweethearts on a first date trying to find a romantic movie but someone for an example 25 years of age having experienced all those feelings can hopefully watch the movie and recall memories of love and trying to find your place in life.

*(THE GOOD) Casting great, movie pace well kept, no major "now how in the hell would that happen", and ending realistic and honest.

*(THE BAD) Nothing, go watch it.


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