The Paperboy Movie

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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... full plot below

U.S. Release Date

The Paperboy release date was Friday, October 5, 2012. This was a Limited in theaters release.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Directed by

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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