Paul is a 2011 British-American science fiction comedy road movie directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film is about two British science fiction fans who meet an extraterrestrial being, voiced by Seth Rogen, with a sarcastic manner and an appetite for alcohol and cigarettes. They help the alien to escape the Secret Service agents pursuing him, so that he can return to his home planet.
The film contains numerous references to other science fiction films, especially those of Steven Spielberg, as well as to general science fiction fandom. Critical reaction to the film was generally positive.
Graeme Willy (Simon Pegg) and Clive Gollings (Nick Frost) are British comic book enthusiasts and best friends who travel to the United States to attend the annual San Diego Comic-Con International, and to take a road trip through the American Southwest to visit sites significant to UFO lore. While driving on a remote desert highway at night, Graeme and Clive observe a car driving erratically and then crash. They stop to investigate and offer assistance to the driver, who turns out to be an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen). Clive faints, but Graeme agrees to assist Paul and gives him a ride.
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