Last Stop for Paul
Last Stop for Paul (2006)

Two buddies set out on a low-budget road trip that will take them around the world in this independent comedy drama. Charlie and Cliff are two close friends who work together selling bathroom supplies. Charlie loves to travel and spends as… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 13, 2009
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joshua Katzman
Chicago Reader

This engaging, mostly improvised no-budget feature is based in part on Mandt's experiences, its loose narrative structure developing by chance as the duo encounter an assortment of characters on the road.

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F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly

Mandt directs and acts with great zest and contagious, unpretentious good cheer.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Many of these are locals whom we see Mandt trying to teach to act in outtakes over the end credits, which are by far the best and funniest things in the movie.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Well shot and edited despite its meager budget, Last Stop for Paul -- said to be based on a true story -- is good-natured, lightweight fun, although clichéd and more suited to DVD and cable than the big screen.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Terrifically shot, and brimming with equal parts snarky heart and the most well-duh insights since your college senior thesis.

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S. James Wegg
JWR

Dying to see the world

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John Anderson
Variety

Simply an ingenious way of constructing a good film out of virtually nothing.

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Chad Greene
Boxoffice Magazine

Whatever comic misadventures he set out to commit to film on his shoestring budget, [director] Mandt proves again and again in Last Stop for Paul that he was ready when the time came.

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Jessica Baxter
Film Threat

The trouble is that the contrivances are so... contrived.

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