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R| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
For the past 60 years, a wisecracking alien named Paul (Seth Rogen) has resided at a top-secret military base in America's UFO heartland. When Paul decides he has had enough of Earth, he escapes from the compound and hops on the first handy vehicle -- a rented RV manned by two British sci-fi nerds named Graeme (Simon Pegg) and Clive (Nick Frost). With federal agents and the father of an accidental kidnap victim on their tail, the two hatch a crazy plan to help Paul return to his spaceship.

Cast: Simon Pegg , Nick Frost , Seth Rogen , Jason Bateman , Kristen Wiig , Bill Hader , Blythe Danner , Joe Lo Truglio

Director: Greg Mottola

Genres: Comedy, Science fiction, Adventure

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Paul (2011)

Release Date: March 18th, 2011|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • May 05, 2012 csnoah1
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    Good cast, enjoyable funny movie

  • January 02, 2012 guitaristnickc
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    This movie was hilarious!

  • October 23, 2011 colehewett
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    Has it\'s moments but a little low on comedy but over all worth watching; although, I will watch anything with simon pegg and nick frost

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Todd Gilchrist on Mar 18th, 2011 12:10PM

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