Paul parents guide

Paul Parent Guide

Release date March 18, 2011

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.

Why is Paul rated R? The MPA rated Paul R for language including sexual references, and some drug use.

Run Time: 104 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Paul rated R? Paul is rated R by the MPAA for language including sexual references, and some drug use.

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.

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News About "Paul"

Cast and Crew

Paul is directed by Greg Mottola and stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kristen Wiig, Seth Rogen.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Paul movie is August 9, 2011. Here are some details…

Paul releases to DVD and Blu-Ray on August 9, 2011.

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