Paper Man

Synopsis: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his imaginary Superhero friend.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
 
IMDB:
6.6
Metacritic:
37
R
Year:
2009
110 min
133 Views

- Save some lives!

[bird cawing]

ding!

beep!

[keys clacking]

[rattling]

[bicycle squeaking]

[bell chimes]

- Hot wheels.

- Let go of me.

- Do you remember the time

that you ran over the neighbor's

guinea pig, Little Fluff?

- No, l do not

Now will you let me go?

- Look, we both know that you're

not equipped to deal

with your current circumstances.

And untiI you prove otherwise,

l feel compelled to be on hand.

- Could you step aside?

l have things to do.

- l sense danger.

- Would you stop saying that?

[squeaking]

- Be careful!

- Buh-buh-duh

Buh-buh-buh-duh

Buh-buh-duh

Buh-buh-buh-duh

Buh-buh-duh

Hmmm

- Why aren't you a cheerleader,

anyway?

- 'Cause l'm not

- Later.

[spits]

- You could so easily

be a cheerIeader.

- You could so easily drop dead.

[squeaking]

[bell dinging]

[flames crackling]

- Ugh!

[squeaking]

Oh, no!

No, it's not like that

Hand soap?

- No, it's for your wheels.

The squeaks drive me nuts.

lt's a nice bike, though.

l used to have one of these

when I was your age.

[bell dings]

So how come you're following me?

- l'm not

- Are too.

- l'm not

l'm not

- Are too.

How come?

- Well, l was just

l kind of

l just moved into town.

And l need a babysitter.

[chuckles]

l just thoughtyou know,

l thought maybe you might know

somebody who

- Yeah, okay.

When do you need me for?

- Oh, um...

Friday night

6:
00.

- Address and phone number?

- 18 Sag Harbor Road.

I don't know

the phone number yet

Sorry.

- AII right,

l'll see you Friday.

- l'm Mister

l'm Richard.

ding!

[intense drumbeats]

Merton regarded his solitude

as something sacred.

Merton regarded his solitude

as something s

[gulls cawing]

- Face it

You can't live without me.

- Do you mind?

l'm communing with nature here.

Why are you so incapable

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