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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 lifetime.

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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.

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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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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,650,140 (USA) (24 July 2015)

Gross:

$31,990,064 (USA) (9 October 2015)
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Cara Delevingne's first leading film role. See more »

Goofs

Prom/graduation is in the spring but it is autumn in all the scenes. Also most of the setting is In Orlando but the characters are in jeans and hoodies and the houses look like the Midwest. Only one scene had a row of palm trees. See more »

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Quentin Jacobsen: What a treacherous thing it is to believe that a person is more than a person. Margo was not a miracle. She was not an adventurer. She was not some fine, precious thing. She was a girl. It took me a long time to realize how wrong I was...
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References Snow Dogs (2002) See more »

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Not as it seems, in a good way
25 July 2015 | by (United States) – 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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