70

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
Though 30 Years to Life doesn't break any new ground, it's a light, engaging, well-carpentered film, with a quick wit and a sense of character just deep enough to lend some weight to the laugh lines.
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60

Variety

By David Rooney
Middleton's polished writing and amusing observations about the anxieties most people encounter when definitively farewelling their youth help compensate for her standard-issue direction.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The movie's low budget shows, but the competent (many of them also sitcom veterans) cast keeps things moving smoothly.
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50

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Middleton deals with the various male and female perspectives in an even-handed way, concocting a slice of New York life that's frothy as meringue pie.
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56 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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