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October 19, 2012 | 1h 47m


Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime


Lee Daniels


Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, David Oyelowo, Scott Glenn, Ned Bellamy, Nealla Gordon, Macy Gray, Edrick Brown, Kevin Waterman, Danny Hanemann, Peter Murnik, John Fertitta, Jay Oliver, Gary Clarke, Ava Bogle, Adam Sibley, J.D. Evermore, Rene J.F. Piazza, Phyllis Montana-LeBlanc, Paul Michael Fisher, Lydia Rooks, Nicole Barre, Camille Balsamo


Hilary Shor, Lee Daniels, Avi Lerner, Ed Cathell III, Cassian Elwes, Danny Dimbort, Trevor Short, John Thompson, Boaz Davidson, Mark Gill, Jan De Bont, Asger Hussain, Simone Sheffield, Lonnie Ramati


Pete Dexter, Lee Daniels


Based on Pete Dexter’s critically acclaimed novel, THE PAPERBOY is the enthralling story of two brothers (Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron) investigating a case involving a death row inmate (John Cusack). Convinced by a mysterious woman (Nicole Kidman) that the inmate is innocent, the brothers embark on a journey that is filled with betrayal. THE PAPERBOY also costars David Oyelowo (RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, THE HELP), Macy Gray (FOR COLORED GIRLS) and Scott Glenn (BOURNE LEGACY).


  • Nicole Kidman Nominee for the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
  • Nicole Kidman Nominee for the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role


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