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The Paperboy (2012)

R
107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.
Director
Writers
Peter Dexter (screenplay by) (based on the novel by) | Lee Daniels (screenplay by)
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Leah Daniels Butler (as Leah Daniels-Butler) | Billy Hopkins
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$12,500,000
Opening weekend
$102,706
Gross (US & Canada)
$693,286
Gross (World)
$1,353,868
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Release date
Oct 3, 2012 (United States)

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Zac Efron
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Matthew McConaughey
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Charlotte Bless Charlotte Bless   See fewer
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John Cusack
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Nealla Gordon
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Macy Gray
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Peter Murnik
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John P. Fertitta
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5.8 / 10 | 34,073 votes