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When Julio wakes up in a strange apartment after a night of partying, he's pleasantly surprised to discover it belongs to a beautiful one-night-stand he can't remember - Julia. What's already an awkward situation is made even more so when they discover a giant flying saucer hovering above the city, which is now deserted. Now Julio must contend with a jealous ex-boyfriend, an eccentric neighbor - and very possibly the end of the world! -- (C) Focus

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's easy to settle in for the oddball charms of this tale of love among the ruins."
‑ Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
"As comedies go, it's as dry as bleached bones in the desert, but you can't blame Vigalondo for taking another shot at cleverness."
‑ Jeff Shannon, Seattle Times
"Few alien invasion films are this charming, this witty, and this free of aliens."
‑ Anton Bitel, Grolsch Film Works
"Vigalondo makes the most of a handful of locations while bouncing romantic farce off a (largely unseen) world-changing event."
‑ Mike Russell, Oregonian
"On the whole, Extraterrestrial is slight, filled with lots of bark but little bite."
‑ Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
"A bone-dry and nearly pitch-perfect combo of romantic comedy, absurdist farce and alien-invasion drama..."
‑ Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com
"There is originality, certainly. But Vigalondo teased us with the moon and the stars, and delivered only the terrestrial."
‑ Andrew Lapin, NPR
"Extraterrestrial comes out of left field with characteristic charm and unexpected plotlines, but it delights nonetheless."
‑ Matt Donato, We Got This Covered
"If Extraterrestrial is to explore what might be called Third Wheel Syndrome, Vigalondo needed to bring greater tension to the romantic triangle than what exists."
‑ Mark Pfeiffer, Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
"If you only see one film this month about characters seeking a friend for the end of the world, this is the more charming of the two."
‑ William Goss, Orlando Weekly
"A tiresome roundelay of lies, lust and leaping paranoia."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"Quirky, but infinitely more interesting than big-budget Hollywood cousins."
‑ Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News
""Extraterrestrial" becomes a comedy of one-lie-after-another. And, a great deal of it is funny/interesting enough to keep you locked into the story, even as you wait and wait and wait for the aliens TO DO SOMETHING."
‑ Paul Chambers, Movie Chambers
"Never quite the feature most will expect it to be, Extraterrestrial is a charming submission of low-fi scripting, using a colossal development in universal happenings to reinforce the quirks and hazards of love."
‑ Brian Orndorf, BrianOrndorf.com
"Even though it's not entirely successful, there is an undeniably oddball charm on display."
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
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