A detective is enlisted to search for Margo, but he is neither helpful nor hopeful that she will be found. Through her vague clues, Quentin and his friends are led to an old, abandoned minimall in which they find Margo has passed time. Her camp-out in the minimall contains maps and other clues to suggest that Margo has been plotting out her route there.
Quentin takes short trips to all the pseudovisions he can find in Central Florida to see if she is camping out in one, but does not find her. Over the course of his search for Margo, Quentin, who hangs out with the band geeks, is able to restore order to the chaos that is the high school social hierarchy, and has earned some respect from the popular crowd.
At the party, Quentin observes the gathering as the only sober attendee, which gives him some perspective about the imminent end of high school.
Quentin continues his search, going through the motions of school and final exams with his mind constantly occupied by thoughts about Margo. This gives Quentin only twenty-four hours to get there. But Q soon learns that there are clues- and they are for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees the girl he thought he knew They grew up as friends but their friendship drifted apart. Years later she crawls back into his window in the middle of the night to get him to help her to do 9 things of revenge against her cheating boyfriend.
The next day it seems Margo has disappeared she left clues for him Quinten and his friends set off to find her before senior prom. After an adventure that Quentin takes with the young, beautiful Margo he simply falls in love overnight. After she goes missing Quentin and his friends search for clues to find her and he won't rest until he is reunited with his long lost love. After an all-night adventure, Quentin's lifelong crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime.
Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! I just saved you almost two hours. That's really all this movie is about. Didn't care for the story. Didn't care for the movie. Still, I do owe you more than that, so, as always, I'll tell you about the actors and the plot without spoilers , I'll explain the grade I've given the movie, including what I think wasn't good and what was good because, after all, there's some of both in almost every movie.
And whether you think the book was better than the movie or the movie was better than the book is irrelevant.
This is a movie review. In the eyes of one of the story's central characters, paper towns are cities in which people "paper people" go about their hum-drum lives without really living. The title also carries a literal real-world meaning. The title is a reference to the cartographers' practice of putting fake places onto the maps they make to deter copyright infringement or catch anyone who does such infringing.
These plagiarism traps have several names, including paper towns. But the story begins in Orlando, Florida. Both kids were in elementary school, but it was love at first sight for him. Q and Margo drifted apart. As high school seniors, they don't even acknowledge each other anymore. She's beautiful, free-spirited and mysterious as she has always been and hangs out with the other popular kids. Q is socially awkward and the opposite of adventurous and hangs out with his two best friends and fellow band students, Ben Starling Austin Abrams and Marcus "Radar" Lincoln Justice Smith.
The action really starts one night when Margo crawls in through Q's bedroom window and asks to borrow his car to pull revenge pranks on her cheating boyfriend and others whom she feels have betrayed her. Q reluctantly agrees to be her getaway driver, and even helps a bit.
Over the course of the night, he admits that he had fun and he begins to hope that this experience will rekindle his dormant friendship with Margo and maybe lead to something more. His hopes are soon dashed when Margo goes missing. Her parents believe that she has run away for the fifth time , and now that she's 18, they aren't even going to look for her.
Through all this, the film omits some of the episodes in the book as almost all film adaptations have to do , but keeps all the most important plot points including the ending , as well as the "moral of the story". The story's original enough, but it's highly unrealistic. The actors are appealing and the film treats the teens like real people, but they seem abnormally worldly for their ages and their angst sometimes annoyingly plays out as nothing more than mostly spoiled rich white kids complaining about their lives.
Lastly, after emotionally investing as much I could in these characters, as well as almost two hours of my time, I found the ending frustrating. Start your free trial. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! There was an error trying to load your rating for this title. Some parts of this page won't work property. Please reload or try later. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.
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Jun 18, · Watch video · It will also sound unforgivable to never pay regard to the film's brilliant screenwriters who manage to cleverly highlight this extremely familiar highschool tale's stronger and more relatable sentiments, genuinely and sincerely enough, to bend fragile emotions with crippling capacity. PAPER TOWNS will come across /10(K). A brief synopsis and the ending will be revealed for the movie - PAPER TOWNS.
Jul 24, · Even if Paper Towns reduces its authority figures to paper cutouts, what it fully realizes is more than compensation. “Paper Towns” might be the only movie to ever pay tribute to Walt Whitman’s poetry, Woody Guthrie’s music and the empowering theme song from the “Pokemon” cartoon series. Yes, it features yet another plot 3/5. Synopsis Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green, PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one.