30 Minutes or Less Synopsis
Aspiring crooks force a pizza-delivery guy (Jesse Eisenberg) to rob a bank.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings


Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
There's nothing nice about 30 Minutes or Less. It's got no redeeming social value. It just ticks away, exploding all notions of where you...
Full Review


By Stephanie Zacharek
For every line or gag that works, there are three or four more that seem to belong in a different movie altogether, either a darker one or...
Full Review

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Fleischer isn't much on details. It's all about the zigzagging rush of the ride. Fair trade.
Full Review

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A darkly comic underachiever that manages to charm almost in spite of itself, Ruben Fleischer's 30 Minutes or Less is probably best watched...
Full Review

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The crime is appallingly petty. But occasionally the friction between two actors' idiocy will produce a comic spark.
Full Review

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Eisenberg (who starred in director Fleischer's far better Zombieland) does his usual Eisenbergian thing, more slacker and less hacker, but...
Full Review

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
30 Minutes or Less is "Pineapple Express" gone sour.
Full Review

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
30 Minutes or Less is a strange case. Either it goes for a particular tone and doesn't achieve it. Or it does achieve a tone that's not...
Full Review


By Mark Jenkins
This slackers-go-gangsta comedy demonstrates that less than 90 minutes can be a very long time.
Full Review

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Fleischer stages one chase scene with a bit of comic flair but otherwise never locates that mix of macabre action and comedy that at least...
Full Review

The jacket exploded, but the movie bombed.

By rockydoggies
I wanted to laugh and enjoy this movie, but it had a bad mixture of some dark comedy from Danny McBride's character. Aziz Ansari was hilarious. Dark comedy, like Observe and Report or The Cable Guy,...

Great Movie!

By Brett G
Well played! Very funny and awesome fact... filmed in Grand Rapids, MI!! My home state. BTW stay after for an extra awesome scene!...


By suzie7610
My husband and I lasted 15 minutes then left. There was only one other person in the theatre besides us. It was nothing but foul language, nudity, disgusting scenes. The only language Danny McBride...

30 min. or less

By lldot
great show funny a big A+ for this one . great intening,...

30 minutes or less

By better movies
A COMPLETE WASTE OF TIME, $$$, should be X-rated....WHAT SLEEZE. Watched maybe 1/2 hr and left. Find something BETTER to do with your time this ISN'T it!...

Would you

By Dragon_Girl
This is funny but it is also interesting. i probably would feel the same if i was in their situations so watch it and check it out for yourself....

By starsgap
It is so funny!!!!...

it was okay

By sweetfx
It was a okay movie. there were some funny parts but they were the ones so saw on the commercial. I had a coupon to see but I could have waited to see it on dvd....

Too Funny

Too funny!! This is a funny movie, a must see!!...

By BrianG

More Info

Rated R | For Crude and sexual content, pervasive language, nudit and some violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Language + sex + violence = funny, but not for kids.
Read the Common Sense Media Review