This medieval times-set comedy lets Danny McBride and James Franco don armor and speak in silly accents as they embark on a quest to rescue the bride of Franco's character, who's been kidnapped by evil wizard played Justin Theroux. They do drugs, fight creepy creatures, and encounter warrior woman Natalie Portman in this movie, which has a few laughs, but relies heavily on lowbrow humor. The DVD's extras include a gag reel, deleted scenes, alternate scenes, and a commentary track with director David Gordon Green, McBride, Franco, and Theroux.
British comedians Simon Pegg and Nick Frost play a couple of alien-obsessed friends who take the ultimate geek pilgrimage to Area 51 and find an actual alien. Named Paul and voiced by Seth Rogen, he becomes their little stowaway because a shady Man in Black (Jason Bateman) is after him. Fellow funny actors Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, and Jane Lynch also star; if you're a fan of them or Pegg and Frost, you'll enjoy the lighthearted comedy. DVD extras include a gag reel and featurettes on some of the individual actors.
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