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The Paperboy

When journalist Ward Jansen (Matthew McConaughey) decides to investigate the story behind a death-row inmate (John Cussack), he endangers himself, his innocent brother (Zac Efron) and the not-so-innocent woman (Nicole Kidman) who thinks she's in love with the convicted murderer. Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 05 Oct 2012
Video Release: 14 Jan 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Fans of Zac Efron will find this dark film to be a big departure from the character he played in the High School Musical franchise. The other stars in this movie can also be seen in more family-friendly fare, such as Sahara (Matthew McConaughey), Bewitched (Nicole Kidman) and Martian Child (John Cusack).


Home Video Extra Features

The Paperboy releases to home video on January 15, 2013.

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