The Paperboy

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2012 | R | Crime Drama

An erotic thriller set in 1969, Paperboy tells the story of a young man who returns to his small Florida hometown to help his reporter brother uncover the truth about a man on death row, who might hav... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, October 5, 2012

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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DIRECTOR

Lee Daniels

Screenwriter

Lee Daniels

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Rating MPAA

R for strong sexual content, violence and language

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An erotic thriller set in 1969, Paperboy tells the story of a young man who returns to his small Florida hometown to help his reporter brother uncover the truth about a man on death row, who might have been wrongly convicted. In the process, he falls for the convict’s lover. Conflict, danger, deceit, seduction and betrayal ensue.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the 1995 novel "The Paperboy" by Pete Dexter.
Shooting Locations
  • Monday, August 1 2011: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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