Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Reviewed by: Eric Kohn
    Jun 12, 2012
    91
    Extraterrestrial can be forgiven the tangents into melodrama due to Vigalondo's seamless ability to navigate those soapy waters.
  2. Reviewed by: Calum Marsh
    Jun 11, 2012
    88
    In almost every respect, Extraterrestrial is an exceptional and traditional romantic comedy. It just happens to be set during an alien invasion.
  3. Reviewed by: Michael Leaverton
    Jun 12, 2012
    70
    Extraterrestrial is a comedy dropped agreeably into an alien invasion - well, maybe not invasion. The spaceship just sits there.
  4. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    Jun 14, 2012
    60
    Quirky, but infinitely more interesting than big-budget Hollywood cousins.
  5. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    Jun 11, 2012
    60
    Results are offbeat and amusing, but also a bit thin as the whole essentially amounts to one long shaggy-dog joke.
  6. Reviewed by: Marjorie Baumgarten
    Jul 11, 2012
    50
    On the whole, Extraterrestrial is slight, filled with lots of bark but little bite.
  7. Reviewed by: Noel Murray
    Jun 13, 2012
    42
    There's a solid framework in place here for a fun, original twist on a conventional science-fiction premise, but aside from the occasional quirky touch - Vigalondo fails to fill that frame with a picture worthy of it.
  8. Reviewed by: Jeannette Catsoulis
    Jun 14, 2012
    40
    Alien invasion is just an excuse for romantic farce in Extraterrestrial, a tiresome roundelay of lies, lust and leaping paranoia.

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