Directed by: Greg Mottola
Written by: Nick Frost, Simon Pegg
Produced by: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Nira Park
Production year: 2010
World premiere: February 8, 2011 at Leicester Square in London
Running time: 104 minutes
Kristen Wiig as: Ruth Buggs
Other cast: Seth Rogen, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jason Bateman, Bill Hader
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost 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 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 and Clive Collings.
Chased by federal agents and the fanatical father of a young woman that they accidentally kidnap, Graeme and Clive hatch a fumbling escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship. And as two nerds struggle to help, one little green man might just take his fellow outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes.
Ruth Buggs: So everything that I have been told my whole life, is just a big fat lie? Do you know how that feels?
Graeme Willy: Look. Just because your truth, isn’t the true truth, doesn’t mean there is no truth, Ruth.
Ruth Buggs: That’s easy for you to say.
Graeme Willy: It’s really not.
Ruth Buggs: Well ain’t that a bag of tits.
Ruth Buggs: Fuck-a-roo, that was the best titty-farting sleep I have ever had.
Paul: I got a feeling that you’re new to cursing, Ruth? Look, you just gotta pick your moments okay?
Graeme Willy: Hey, maybe we should stop for some food, is anybody hungry?
Paul: Fuck yeeah!
Ruth Buggs: You bet your big fat cock I am!
Ruth Buggs: [after ‘partaking’] I’m hungry. We should cook up some sausages. Do we have any sausages?
Graeme Willy: Uhh…
Ruth Buggs: What do you mean by that? Why do you guys hate me? Can we cook up some sausages? Ohh I have wasps in my brain!