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30 Minutes or Less

  14A HD Closed Captioning

Ruben Fleischer

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Plot Summary

In the action-comedy 30 Minutes or Less, Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) is a small town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wanna-be criminal masterminds (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson). The volatile duo kidnaps Nick and forces him to rob a bank. With mere hours to pull off the impossible task, Nick enlists the help of his ex-best friend, Chet (Aziz Ansari). As the clock ticks, the two must deal with the police, hired assassins, flamethrowers, and their own tumultuous relationship.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 158
  • Fresh: 70
  • Rotten: 88
  • Average Rating: 5.4/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: For a soul-sucking 83 minutes, you're trapped inside the film's tiny, ugly mind. – Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine, Aug 12, 2011

Rotten: It never reconciles the meticulous intelligence needed to build the weaponry and the monstrous stupidity needed to use it. – Richard Brody, New Yorker, Aug 22, 2011

Fresh: "30 Minutes or Less" may be tasteless, moronic and lacking in any redeeming social value whatsoever. But for me, at least, it was gut-bustingly funny -- perhaps this waning summer season's ultimate guilty pleasure. – Lou Lumenick, New York Post, Aug 12, 2011

Fresh: The dark, biting comedy often strays into territory that can be categorized as politically incorrect, but the result is funny, engaging, and at times a little disconcerting. – James Berardinelli, ReelViews, Aug 12, 2011

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Customer Reviews

30 mins or less

The best movie ever


The movie was good but the rating is not very good. The movie shpuld be rated 18 years old!!!

Very good

Really liked it

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
  • Released: 2011

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