Paul Synopsis
Two British comic-geeks encounter an alien outside Area 51.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Graeme and Clive, representatives of a nation of nonbelievers in UFOs and big dinner portions, come to the psychic capital of a country...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
Affectionate, funny and action-packed sci-fi spoof.
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A good-hearted, funny movie.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This is a well-made, well-plotted and sensitive movie.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Rogen is a nonstop hoot, but it's the byplay between Frost and Pegg that roots the laughs in characters we care about. That's right:...
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Fortunately, the movie is studded with performances that demonstrate the cast's skills, such as Kristen Wiig's soggy white-bread delusional...
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Where Paul takes off is in its embrace and knowledge of sci-fi icons.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A decent comedy, good-natured if unspecial, amusing if rarely hilarious.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A big fat geek kiss to the movies of Steven Spielberg and his fanboys, Paul is a mild, meandering comedy.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Never achieves the exhilarating feat of exemplifying the types of Hollywood movies it wants to unpack.
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Creative and Hilarious!

By RosemaryHwang
Best alien movie of all time! It would be difficult not to love Paul. Very humorous and creative writing. If you havent seen you can watch at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] .**...

Atheist Paul

By jimjoel49
So, this is a heads up to all of you who do not want to be sucker punch for your Christianity. Paul was advertised as a comedy about a couple of Science-Fiction nerds who take a road trip. The...

Creative and Hilarious!

By JasonStorer
Best alien movie of all time! It would be difficult not to love Paul. Very humorous and creative writing. If you havent seen you can watch at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] .com...

Incredibly funny

By wxman33
i saw this movie in Ireland when it was released on Valentine's Day. I laughed so hard. Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are excellent, and Seth Rogan is, well, Seth Rogan. Great film....

A reluctant NO.

By jonnyb58
Paul is a movie I really wanted to like. I am a huge fan of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. "Shaun of the Living Dead" is one of my all time favorite movies. Paul is not a bad movie. The comedy is...

Better than Expected

By JayDee67
Paul was exactly what you expect from Pegg & Frost. Super funny and creative. If you are a fan of Shaun or Hot Fuzz, you'll enjoy Paul. All the reviews on Fandango about the nonstop cursing &...

Wiil Offend Some

By finaldraft
If you are a Christian you will be either offened or insulted or both by this movie. This movie unlike another British export, The Invention of Lying, that gave a back handed slap to Christian...

Typical Hollywood Movie

By jalf
Not a great movie rather sad. Call me a little old fashion, but Christian bashing is not cool on any level. Bashing any life style or choice in life is not cool. Hmmmm, what if this movie bashed...


By cam6869
Paul is the must see movie of 2011 it is the funnest movie i've seen you will laugh your ***off...


By Tremens
After seeing the previews for this movie, I had hoped that it was really going to be good. ... I wasn't that impressed after seeing it The best parts of the movie...

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Rated R | For Language, including sexual references, and some drug use