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Paper Man (2009)

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A washed-up writer forms an unlikely friendship with a teenager from Long Island.

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Storyline

A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his imaginary Superhero friend. Written by Anonymous

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It's grow-up time. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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1 May 2014 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Tempo de Crescer  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$8,613 (USA) (23 April 2010)

Gross:

$15,388 (USA) (7 May 2010)
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Trivia

This is the 2nd movie in which Jeff Daniels (I) plays a character with the last name Dunn. In Dumb & Dumber (1994) he plays Harry Dunne. See more »

Goofs

From the outside Abby's house has just the second floor with two windows, while in interior scenes Abby lives in an attic with one window. It also looks much bigger from the inside than from the outside. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Richard and Claire arrive by car to a house]
Richard Dunn: Pictures didn't do it justice.
Claire Dunn: Oh!
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Written and Performed by Mark McAdam
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User Reviews

 
2 very different people find a connection that helps them heal within and move on from what was stopping them in the past.
25 December 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised by how great this movie was. I did not expect it to be so heart whelming.

The acting from both Emma Stone and Jeff Daniels was incredible, they brought their characters to life and their chemistry was endearing.

The storyline was beautifully displayed, very interesting and definitely NOT boring.

You get to see how two very different yet very similar people develop a friendship that not many would understand. Not only does it show them growing more into their character but it also shows them growing together as almost one.

All in all,great movie! Definitely would recommend!


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