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Paparazzi (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 September 2004 (USA)
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A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his wife and son.



(as Forrest Smith)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Blake Michael Bryan ...
Zach Laramie (as Blake Bryan)
Police Lab Tech
Bo's Publicist
Greg Castro ...


Bo Laramie is a movie star who has finally achieved success. But success comes at a price, in the form of four persistent photographers known as the paparazzi. Using their dishonest methods of getting the money shot regardless of what it takes, they'll stop at nothing in exploiting Bo for every last penny. But when one of their ventures nearly costs Bo's life and that of his family when they cause a car accident and do nothing afterwords except take photos, Bo has finally reached his breaking point. In doing so, Bo decides to exact a crafty and complex revenge on those four who have enjoyed making his life a living hell with his focus on the paparazzi's ring leader, Rex Harper. Written by monkeykingma

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense violent sequences, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 September 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Scatto mortale - Paparazzi  »

Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,855,111 (USA) (3 September 2004)


$15,712,072 (USA) (12 November 2004)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mark Isham was initially down to score the film but dropped out. See more »


When Laramie is fighting one of the paparazzi, he has sweat on his shirt. Yet, just a little time after, he is still wearing the same shirt, the sweat is gone and it didn't have enough time to dry. See more »


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I Won't Go Hollywood
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Courtesy of Aware Records/Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Written by William J. McAuley and Dave Bassett
Published by EMI April Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Crappy Music (ASCAP), David Bassett
All rights for Crappy controlled and administered by EMI April Music, Inc. and Cherry Lane Music Publishing Co.,
Inc. (ASCAP); Dreamworks Songs (ASCAP); Royal Swirly (ASCAP)
All rights for Dreamworks and Royal Swirly controlled and administered by Cherry Lane Music Publishing Co.,
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Pleasantly Surprised
4 September 2004 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

I just saw Paparazzi this evening. Considering that the studio did not have an advanced screening for the press I was not expecting very much, trust me I have seen far worse this summer - Exorcist the Beginning comes to mind! I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised; it was a pretty decent movie. I was entertained for the full 90 minutes. Tom Sizemore nailed the role of a true scumbag.

Keep an eye open for Chris Rock, the coolest Pizza Guy you are likely going to see any time soon.

If you are looking for an entertaining end of summer movie this certainly might be worth your while to check out.

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