The Paperboy Soundtrack (

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Rating: 5.80/10 from 40000 votes
Alternate Names:
Title in Español:

El chico del periódico

Title in Italiano:

The Paperboy

Title in Português:

The Paperboy - Um Rapaz do Sul


Eldest son Ward Jansen is a star reporter for a Miami newspaper and has returned home with close friend Yardley to investigate a racial murder case. Younger brother Jack Jansen has returned home after a failed stint at university as a star swimmer. To help give his life some direction, Ward gives Jack a job on their investigation as their driver. But into the mix comes the fiancée of the imprisoned convict who stirs up confusing feelings of love and lust for the young Jack. Meanwhile, Ward and Yardley's investigation stirs up deep-rooted issues of race and acceptance which could cause serious consequences for everyone involved.

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The Paperboy
Whistling in the Dark
Nona Hendryx: Writer
Nona Hendryx: Performer
The Nitty Gritty
Jimmy Mack
Show & Tell (Original 45 Version)
A Man in a Trenchcoat
Love & Happiness
Lucky in Love
Take The Night Off
I Just Wanna Wanna
Crumbs off the Table
Still Water ( Love)
Wedding March
Third Finger, Left Hand

User reviews

Edward Thomas

Overall, the soundtrack of The Paperboy missed the mark for me, leaving me feeling disappointed and disconnected from the story.

Susan Williams

The choice of songs seemed out of place and distracted me from fully immersing myself in the film's atmosphere. It felt like the music was added as an afterthought, rather than carefully curated to complement the narrative.

John Baker

The soundtrack effectively mirrors the emotional turmoil of the characters, with each track enhancing the raw and complex emotions portrayed on screen.

Deborah Garcia

The haunting vocals in some tracks evoke a sense of melancholy and longing, complementing the characters' complex emotions.

William Martin

The use of blues and soul music adds depth and emotion to the storytelling, enhancing the overall viewing experience.

Linda Baker

The soundtrack of The Paperboy was a major letdown for me. The music felt disconnected from the tense and dramatic storyline, failing to enhance the emotional impact of the scenes.

Matthew Garcia

The eclectic mix of musical styles in the soundtrack reflects the diversity of the characters and their backgrounds, adding richness and dimension to the storytelling.

Robert Perez

The soundtrack effectively conveys the themes of race, love, and betrayal present in the movie, adding layers of complexity to the story.

Lisa Rodriguez

The instrumental pieces create a sense of tension and intrigue, keeping me on the edge of my seat throughout the movie.

Nancy Jackson

The jazzy undertones in the soundtrack bring a sense of sophistication and complexity to the characters and their relationships, adding depth to the storytelling.

Brian Martinez

The music seamlessly transitions between scenes, enhancing the pacing and flow of the film.

John Parker

Overall, The Paperboy's soundtrack is a standout element of the film, elevating the viewing experience with its evocative and powerful musical choices.

Elizabeth Robinson

The Paperboy's soundtrack perfectly captures the sultry and mysterious atmosphere of the film.

David Taylor

The haunting melodies in the soundtrack evoke a sense of unease and foreboding, mirroring the dark themes of the film and keeping the audience on edge throughout.

Matthew Roberts

The soundtrack of The Paperboy perfectly captures the sultry and mysterious atmosphere of the film, enhancing the tension and drama of the plot.

Carol Smith

Overall, the soundtrack of The Paperboy is a crucial element in setting the mood and tone of the film, enhancing the viewing experience and leaving a lasting impression on the audience.

Paul Hall

The use of blues and soul music in the soundtrack adds a layer of authenticity to the Southern setting of the film, immersing the audience in the time and place of the story.

Mark Turner

The use of percussive elements in the soundtrack creates a sense of urgency and suspense, driving the narrative forward and keeping the audience engaged.

Karen Adams

The soundtrack's diversity in genres, from rock to R&B, keeps the audience engaged and interested in the unfolding narrative.