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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 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
Josiah Cerio ... Young Quentin
Hannah Alligood ... Young Margo
Meg Crosbie ... Ruthie
Griffin Freeman ... Jase
Caitlin Carver ... Becca
RJ Shearer ... Chuck
Susan Macke Miller ... Mrs. Spiegelman
Tom Hillmann ... Mr. Spiegelman
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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. 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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The "SeaWorld" scene from the novel is not seen in the movie. This is because the movie "Blackfish" had made people rethink SeaWorld and captivity. If the SeaWorld scene were in the movie, people would possibly boycott and the box office would be low. The screenplay writers decided it would be best to not put the SeaWorld scene in. See more »

Goofs

When Quentin enters the washroom at the party, the shower curtains are already open, but then later on you see Lacey opening the shower curtains. See more »

Quotes

Radar: [when he receives a Confederate flag T-shirt] Are you kidding me?
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References Snow Dogs (2002) See more »

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THE LADY IN RED
Written by Chris De Burgh
Performed by Disk Eyes
Courtesy of Disk Eyes Productions c/o Riptide Music Group, LLC
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Hints of Margo
2 May 2016 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Another teen movie, another movie of coming of age and finding love or at least your destiny (not a lot to ask for then). But while that may sound sarcastic, the movie itself is really good. Nicely written, especially the dialog and the characters, this can be real fun to watch for a lot of people.

Now, what I haven't mentioned yet, is the fact, that I haven't read the novel. So I can't say anything about how you'll react to it, if you have or how accurate it is in adapting the material. Nevertheless, the acting is spot on and the message is delivered, even if it's being soft on the edges at times, but it's a movie, it's allowed to do that. Silly, fun and maybe with some bad advice depending on how you read some things that happen ...


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paper Towns 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

Gross USA:

$32,000,304

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,512,300
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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