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30 Minutes or Less

  R 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.

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Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

TOMATOMETER

45%
  • Reviews Counted: 157
  • Fresh: 70
  • Rotten: 87
  • 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

It is Pretty Awesome

Screw the Tomatometer. This movie is great. And I tend to be a bit of a movie snob. If anything, watch it for Aziz Ansari.

Hilarious

30 Minutes or Less definetly delivers laughs with this great cast. This concluded the 2011 year for R-rated summer comedies

Wonder how they can make such a tragic event into a movie?

Since seeing the actual unedited footage of the real pizza delivery guy, Brian Wells get blown up and gasp his last breath while handcuffed by police sitting in the middle of the street in Erie, PA , back in 2003. I wonder what cold hearted idiot decided to turn this event into a comedy film. Ya think they might be wondering how the victim's family feels about this? I guess anything to make a buck!

30 Minutes or Less
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
  • Released: 2011

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