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The Paper Brigade (1996)

Gunther Wheeler, fourteen, a tough guy from New York City, moves to a small town called Pleasant Valley. Gunther isn't making very many friends in his new town. Until he meets Allison ... See full summary »

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... Gunther Wheeler
... Crazy Man Cooper
... Chad
... Charlie
Ethan Glazer ... Andrew
Matthew Ness ... Fish
Bibi Osterwald ... Widow Hansen
... Allison Robbins
Matthew Best ... Gus
Michael 'Mikey' Peterson ... Henry
Eean Crawford ... Leonard
... Luke (as Michael Stephenson)
Christopher Marsh ... Wylee
... Mr. Wheeler
Suzanne Barnes ... Mrs. Wheeler
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Gunther Wheeler, fourteen, a tough guy from New York City, moves to a small town called Pleasant Valley. Gunther isn't making very many friends in his new town. Until he meets Allison Robbins a beautiful blonde girl his age, the girl of his dreams. Gunther is anxious to score on Allison by taking her out on a date. When Chad, Luke, and Wylie, a couple of neighborhood bullies give Gunther a chance to see Screamin' Banchees, an awesome band, but the tickets for the concert are one hundred fifty dollars. Gunther doesn't have that kind of money. So the only way for him to get the money is to work as a paperboy with Charlie, Gus, Henry, and Fish, which are known as the "nerd herd". Written by Sam

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The line is drawn, the sides are packed, the soldiers are in place. The war has begun!


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25 February 1997 (USA)  »

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Gunther & the Paper Brigade  »

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As Gunther does his paper round, the weather changes between shots. See more »

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Chad: And if you tell the paper, I'll make sure you're headline in news, in the obituaries.
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A great movie for children and young adults
29 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie is totally delightful and children of all ages should enjoy it. The plot is good and develops very well. It centers around a group of young people and their trials and tribulations in undertaking the delivery of the daily news. Along the way many things happen to them proving being the paper person is not such an easy job.


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