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The Paper Boy (1994)

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A homicidal twelve-year-old paperboy becomes obsessed with a woman and her daughter next-door, and he'll do anything to make his fantasy of the "perfect family" come alive.

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Melissa Thorpe
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Johnny McFarley
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Cammie Thorpe
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Brian
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Mrs. Rosemont
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Diana
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Mr. McFarley
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Brenda
Jenny Campbell ...
Tiffany
Mathieu Kermoyan ...
Uri
Claire Riley ...
Jeanne Stalcup
Derek Johnston ...
Brenda's Boyfriend
Bobo Vian ...
Dora
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Travis
Frelin ...
Peaches
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Storyline

A paper-boy murders an old lady only to lure her family from the city out to the country. As each day passes the paper-boy tries to make friends with the family. Once the family sees what a sicko he is, they banish him from their lives. Then the terror begins. Written by <chopp@gte.net>

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16 November 1994 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Shot in 25 days. See more »

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The mother drives up to the paper boy's house, and she leaves her door open and runs up and into the house. Then, when she escapes the house, she goes to her car. Now, the car door is closed and the doors are locked. The paper boy could not have closed and locked the car, because he was inside the house the whole time. See more »

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Johnny McFarley: It was supposed to be us! The Family!
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a cheesy but cool movie.
21 August 2000 | by (WI.) – See all my reviews

I recently got this, cause I'm kind of into those cheesy movies. This isn't original but its good in a cheesy B movie sort of way. Marc Marnet(?) does a half ways decent job at being the disturbed paperboy, even though he does whine alot & screams like a girl. A. Paul does a good job since she is a B movie actress now. If u r into cheessy movies, give this 1 a try, its alot better than many other cheesy B movies that use the same plot.


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