Paul

Paul

Paul

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) sci-fi comedy about two geeks whose pilgrimage to America's UFO heartland derails when they meet an alien called Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen). Cue an insane road trip that alters their universe forever.

For the past 60 years, Paul has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. For reasons unknown, the space-traveling smart-ass decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle out of town (which happens to be Graeme and Clive's RV). Chased by federal agents (including Jason Bateman) and the fanatical father of a young woman that they accidentally kidnap, Graeme and Clive hatch an escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship.

Directed by Superbad's Greg Mottola, from a story by Pegg and Frost.

2011105 minsUK, France
ComedyScience Fiction

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Variety

Variety

Part bromance, part sci-fi spoof and all a bit disappointing.

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TVNZ

TVNZ

Aliens, geeks and Pegg and Frost back on screen - how can it go wrong?

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Total Film

Total Film

The geek brothers travel across the world only to find themselves. The resulting road movie is fondly indulgent rather than inspired, breezy but broad and indicative of treasured talents coasting.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

While Paul seems great conceptually, he's not particularly interesting or surprising.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are on disappointing form in a sci-fi comedy that never reaches the heights of Shaun of the Dead or Hot Fuzz...

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Here's a movie that teeters on the edge of being really pretty good and loses its way.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Affectionate, funny and action-packed sci-fi spoof.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Broader and more accessible than either Shaun Of The Dead or Hot Fuzz, Paul is pure Pegg and Frost - clever, cheeky and very, very funny. You'll never look at E. T. in the same way again.

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Dominion Post

Dominion Post

It's a terrific idea, and Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and a stellar cast of - mostly - Saturday Night Live alumni come very close to making it into a terrific movie.

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