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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.

Director:

Jake Schreier

Writers:

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 ... 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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Official Sites:

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Author John Green is a big fan of The Mountain Goats and listened to their music extensively while writing the novel 'Paper Towns'. In the book, The Mountain Goats are Q's favorite band. In the movie, a poster for The Mountain Goats album 'Transcendental Youth' can be seen over Q's bed. The Mountain Goats are also featured on the soundtrack. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, it shows flashbacks of Margo crawling out her bedroom window and Quentin seeing her from his; the houses were next to each other by the way the windows were facing. Later in the movie, we see Margo go to her house which is now across the street from Quentin's. See more »

Quotes

Quentin Jacobsen: And for Margo? I heard someone say she was in the resurrection of a play on Broadway. I heard another person say She was giving surfing lessons off the coast of the Bahamas. But I stopped listening to those stories. Because whatever Margo is doing, wherever she is now, I'm sure it's something special. But hey... That's her story to tell.
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RE: STACKS
Written by Justin Vernon
Performed by Bon Iver
Courtesy of Jagjaguwar
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Not as it seems, in a good way
25 July 2015 | by Jon DoeSee 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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