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Paper Towns (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 24 July 2015 (USA)
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After an all-night adventure, Quentin's lifelong crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime.

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Jake Schreier

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Scott Neustadter (screenplay by), Michael H. Weber (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nat Wolff ... Quentin
Cara Delevingne ... Margo
Austin Abrams ... Ben
Justice Smith ... Radar
Halston Sage ... Lacey
Jaz Sinclair ... Angela
Cara Buono ... Mrs. Jacobsen
Meg Crosbie ... Ruthie Spiegelman
Josiah Cerio ... Young Quentin
Hannah Alligood ... Young Margo
Griffin Freeman ... Jase
Caitlin Carver ... Becca
RJ Shearer ... Chuck
Susan Macke Miller Susan Macke Miller ... Mrs. Spiegelman
Tom Hillmann ... Mr. Spiegelman
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Storyline

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. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language, drinking, sexuality and partial nudity - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ciudades de papel See more »

Filming Locations:

North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,650,140, 26 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,000,304

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,512,300
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the book, Margo and Quentin complete eleven tasks instead of nine. See more »

Goofs

When young Margo and Quentin find the dead man, his face is turned away from the street toward the pond in the park. In the next shot when Margo gets up close, his face is turned towards her and the street. See more »

Quotes

Quentin Jacobsen: She loved mysteries so much, that she became one.
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References The Fault in Our Stars (2014) See more »

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FALLING
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A movie about nothing
3 October 2015 | by Eddie_weinbauerSee all my reviews

A boy named Quentin has had a Crush on the neighbor girl, Margo, since he first saw her,they used to be BFFs when they were kids.But than high school happened. and she become good looking and popular,while Q became the social looser/nerd.But he has continued to secretly worship her from afar,dreaming that one day she will be his girlfriend. And by that turning her into some mysterious goddess in his own mind.So when she suddenly one night, climbs in through his window and says she need him for a revenge plan, he is in. The next day it turned out she has just disappeared,and nobody gives a damn. He takes it upon him chase her down,through clues she may or may not have left for him.

Remember all those pretty girls in high school,that you really wanted to get with,but would never give you the time of day? Well This movie has one of them,and in and unintentionally way, it shows you just how self absorbed,and vapid they were. The lines some of these actors deliver reminds me of stoned people trying to come off smart,while they are still high. Lest not forget the actors couldn't act to save their own life.

I think the movie is suppose to come off as something really profound and smart,that makes you go hmmm at the end. But it fails. There's really nothing happening in the movie that makes you really interested in the character's,nor their boring life's.

A girl in the bathroom pouting,complaining over people seeing her only for her outer beauty,and thinking all there's to her is she's beautiful.(That's why you are popular honey.Hello Claire from breakfast club)They can't see that she's got a brain.

To sum it up. Some lazy author thought it was a good idea to combine several teen movies from the 80s 90 in to a movie.

A Pretty popular girl(hello every teen movie since the dawn of time).

A nerdy friend/admirer and his nerdy scooby gang of friends (Hello girl next door) skip all the usual: she turning the loser/nerd into a man etc.

Instead pretty girl disappear suddenly one night after a small revenge plot on her BF.Seems like nobody misses her,including her parents

Only the nerdy guy and his scooby gang misses her,mostly nerdy guy,cause he is in love with her.

They have to go on a hunt for clues she may or may not have left behind, cause she always used to leave clues everywhere

they go on road trips, to follow said clues so they can find her(hello stand by me) there's a school prom included(hello every teen movie made in the last 20 years or so) And there you have it


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