The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase

  • PG
  • 1973
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • 7.2  (7,095)
  • 65

The Paper Chase stars Timothy Bottoms, John Houseman, and Lindsey Wagner. The movie is about a first year law student at Harvard as he deals with the exhausting amount of studying he has to do, a difficult professor, and a love affair. The Paper Chase is a drama that has some humorous moments. The movie is good at showing how much work it is being a student, and how consistent and intense studying can drive a person crazy. John Houseman is perfect as the law professor who is as brilliant as he is difficult, and it is hard to pass his class. Some of the best moments in the movie are when the law students are studying together. The Paper Chase celebrates learning and what it means to be a good student. Another thing the movie deals with is how hard it is for a good and serious student to find a balance between love and school.

The Paper Chase
Description
The Paper Chase stars Timothy Bottoms, John Houseman, and Lindsey Wagner. The movie is about a first year law student at Harvard as he deals with the exhausting amount of studying he has to do, a difficult professor, and a love affair. The Paper Chase is a drama that has some humorous moments. The movie is good at showing how much work it is being a student, and how consistent and intense studying can drive a person crazy. John Houseman is perfect as the law professor who is as brilliant as he is difficult, and it is hard to pass his class. Some of the best moments in the movie are when the law students are studying together. The Paper Chase celebrates learning and what it means to be a good student. Another thing the movie deals with is how hard it is for a good and serious student to find a balance between love and school.

The Paper Chase is a 1973 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2 and a MetaScore of 65.

The Paper Chase is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Paper Chase for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1973
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 51 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (7,095)
  • Metascore
    65