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Two average sci-fi geeks get caught up in the ultimate interplanetary adventure after picking up an extraterrestrial during a road trip to Area 51 and becoming the targets of a nationwide manhunt. Graeme (Simon Pegg) and Clive (Nick Frost) are two British sci-fi geeks on holiday in America. After a trip to Comic-Con to meet their favorite author, Adam Shadowchild (Jeffrey Tambor), Graeme and Clive load up their RV and hit the road for a tour of some of the most famous UFO hotspots in the American Southwest. They know we're not alone in the universe, but they won't be satisfied until they get a firsthand glimpse of the famed Area 51. However, somewhere deep in the Nevada desert, the two UFO enthusiasts narrowly avoid crashing into a speeding car when they happen across a most unlikely hitchhiker. Paul (voice of Seth Rogan) is a pint-sized alien who has spent the last 60 years in Area 51. He's been cooped up in the care of the U.S. Government for far too long, and he's starting to get a little homesick. Though Graeme and Clive are more than willing to help their wisecracking new friend get back to his mother ship, Special Agent Zoil (Jason Bateman) of the FBI is closing in fast. And he's not the only one; in their race to get their new friend home, Graeme and Clive have also become unwitting kidnappers, and the enraged father of their not-so-unwilling captive, Ruth (Kristen Wiig), is determined to rescue his daughter at all costs. Sigourney Weaver, Bill Hader, Blythe Danner, and David Koechner co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:March 18, 2011


Simon Pegg
as Graeme Willy
Nick Frost
as Clive Gollings
Seth Rogen
as Paul
Jason Bateman
as Agent Zoil
Kristen Wiig
as Ruth Buggs
Bill Hader
as Haggard
Blythe Danner
as Tara Walton
John Carroll Lynch
as Moses Buggs
Sigourney Weaver
as The Big Guy
Joe Lo Truglio
as O'Reilly
Jeffrey Tambor
as Adam Shadowchild
Jane Lynch
as Pat Stevens
David Koechner
as Gus
Steven Spielberg
as Himself
Nelson Ascencio
as Jorge
Jeremy Owen
as Sword Vendor
Joe Berryman
as Gas Station Attendant
Mark Sivertsen
as State Trooper
Michael Miller
as Police Officer
David House
as Security Guard


Greg Mottola
Eric Fellner
Nira Park
Tim Bevan
Nick Frost
Simon Pegg
Lawrence Sher
Nick Angel
Musical Direction/Supervision
David Arnold
Composer (Music Score)
Chris Dickens
Jefferson Sage
Production Designer
Richard Fojo
Art Director
Liza Chasin
Executive Producer
Robert Graf
Executive Producer
Natascha Wharton
Executive Producer
Debra Hayward
Executive Producer
Edgar Wright
Executive Producer
James Oberlander
Set Designer
Carla Curry
Set Decorator
Nancy Steiner
Costume Designer
Jonathan Watson
First Assistant Director
Allison Jones
Peter Kurland
Sound Mixer
Joel Hobbie
Special Effects Technician
Sheila Waldron
Script Supervisor
Larz Anderson
Special Effects Coordinator
Chris Burdon
Re-Recording Mixer
Robert Graf
Unit Production Manager
Paul Deely
Special Effects Technician
Ellen Lampl
Graphic Design
Jennifer Starzyk
Assistant Costume Designer
Tarra Day
Department Head Makeup
Alex Hope
Visual Effects Producer
Dennis Dion
Special Effects Foreman
Scott Hastings
Special Effects Technician
Julian Slater
Supervising Sound Editor
Darrin Prescott
Stunts Coordinator
Catriona Richardson
First Assistant Editor
Hal Couzens
Visual Effects Producer
Brad Einhorn
Properties Master
Jody Johnson
Visual Effects Supervisor
Tania Windsor Blunden
Post Production Supervisor
Nina Paskowitz
Hair Styles
David Nowell
Aerial Photography
Eamonn Butler
Animation Director
Mike Elizalde
Creature Design