The Paper

The Paper
The Paper
  • R
  • 1h 51m
  • 1994
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Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall headline a star-studded cast in this stop-the-presses comedy about the fast-paced, cutthroat, often hilarious world of newspaper journalism. Directed by Ron Howard, this smash hit has been hailed by US Magazine as "One of the most entertaining movies to come out of Hollywood in years."

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: Fast and frenetic, The Paper captures the energy of the newsroom thanks to its cast and director on first-rate form.
Globe and Mail
Rick Groen

The picture starts to fall in love with its subject -- head- over-heels in love, until the acid dr...

June 17, 2017
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers

It's all slick, fizzy fun. But the film's fighting spirit gets snatched.

June 16, 2017
Washington Post
Rita Kempley

Perfectly captures the hubbub of the nation's newsrooms.

June 16, 2017
Washington Post
Joe Brown

Thanks to a caffeinated cast and hyperactive script, director Ron Howard delivers The Paper with a...

June 16, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date:March 18, 1994
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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