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Think of it as E.T. on a road trip. While traveling in an RV across the country, two geeky guys stumble upon an alien near the Area 51 government compound. With federal agents on their tail, the pair promises to take Paul to his waiting mother ship.

MPAA Rating: R for language including sexual references, and some drug use.

Why is Paul rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Paul is rated R for for language including sexual references, and some drug use.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Depictions of fighting, shooting and explosion (with some blood and detail).

- Some grotesque images.

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of crude and sexual language, references, and innuendo.

- Infrequent use of sexual slurs.

- Two scenes depicting buttock nudity in non-sexual contexts.

- Crude content.

- Fondling.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Three scenes depicting illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

- Smoking.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A Language May Offend.
Manitoba 14A Crude Content, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Substance Abuse,
Quebec G Not Recommended for Young Children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A