Paperboy, The

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate."

Overall Ranking: 2452 (Rank from 2012: # 124)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 11.11%
Half-Popped 88.89%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
CinemaVisitor Erik80(full review)
Dave Examines Movies63(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)
Dan O'Neill60(full review)
Warning Sign60(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin52(full review)
Bryan Lienesch44 - After spending an hour and a half meandering through a half dozen, half-concocted stories, the movie draws out a cop out of an ending in an effort to try and convince you they didn't just hit the eject button as time ran out.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 8
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 2
Sober Film Critic James Brown43(full review)
Gorgon Reviews43(full review)

People Involved

  • Zac Efron (Jack Jansen)
  • Matthew McConaughey (Ward Jansen)
  • Nicole Kidman (Charlotte Bless)
  • John Cusack (Hillary Van Wetter)
  • Macy Gray (Anita / Narrator)
  • Scott Glenn (W.W. Jansen)
  • David Oyelowo (Yardley Acheman)
  • Ned Bellamy (Tyree van Wetter)
  • Nikolette Noel (Nancy)
  • Lee Daniels (Director)