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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) reunite for the comedy adventure Paul as two sci-fi geeks whose pilgrimage takes them to America's UFO heartland. While there, they accidentally meet an alien who brings them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever. For the past 60 years, an alien named Paul (Seth Rogen) 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 -- a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy (Pegg) and Clive Gollings… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Well, that's one joke. Ninety more minutes to go."
‑ Rafer Guzman, Newsday
"Paul is arguably the best science fiction comedy since Galaxy Quest."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"It's raunchy but harmless"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Passable f-bomb riddled fanboy fare, a bit of a comedown from Frost and Pegg's British movies."
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"Surprisingly smart and filled with homage, Paul is crass and a little rough around the edges, but thoroughly enjoyable."
‑ R. L. Shaffer, IGN DVD
"The film has some laughs. But it also has a million jokes about anal probes, alien genitalia, and people thinking Clive and Graeme are gay. These guys can do better than this."
‑ Eric D. Snider,
"This is not quite enough of a conceit to sustain a full-length movie -- Paul would have made a terrific short film -- but there are incidental pleasures all along the way."
‑ Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor
"This is a nerd movie made by n00bs."
‑ Will Leitch, Deadspin
"Paul is probably the closest thing to Spaced that Pegg and Frost have made since Edgar Wright closed the book on Tim & Daisy."
‑ Ali Gray,
"Vale mucho más la pena ver (o volver a ver) alguno de los antecedentes de la dupla Simon Pegg y Nick Frost, como Shaun of the dead, Hot fuzz o la serie Spaced."
‑ Enrique Buchichio, Uruguay Total
"The CGI alien is very well articulated, and Rogen is a virtuoso at mixing motormouthed rudeness with a hint of tenderness to take off the edge."
‑ David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture
"A good-hearted, funny movie."
‑ Linda Holmes, NPR
"A sort of comedy homage to seminal sci-fi movie culture from the 80s, Paul never takes itself too seriously and is a lot of fun."
‑ Amy Curtis, We Got This Covered
"It's not a bad film by any means, it was just slightly disappointing especially when you take into account the talents of Pegg and Frost."
‑ Jeff Beck,
"... A very funny movie with its heart in the right place."
‑ Greg Maki, Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
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