Crooks force a pizza delivery guy to rob a bank.
" "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. "
" At a mere 83 minutes, 30 Minutes or Less might seem able to deliver on the promise of its zippy title. Instead, this slackers-go-gangsta comedy demonstrates that less than 90 minutes can be a very long time. "
" It's funny, clever and pacy to a fault, and the script more than satisfies its quota of decent zings. "
" For a soul-sucking 83 minutes, you're trapped inside the film's tiny, ugly mind. "
" In a year lousy with badly written movies filled with phallic fixations, it's a relief to watch one that is happy to be rude good fun without excessive raunch. "
" How disappointing to see Oscar-nominated Jesse Eisenberg and his "Zombieland" director, Ruben Fleischer, reunited in a low-rent slob comedy. "
" The movie claims to be only 83 minutes long, but it's the longest 83 minutes to come along in quite awhile. "
" The film contains a remarkable level of violence, yet never establishes a tone that would make it seem funny or truly shocking; the jokes flounder in an air of half-hearted spite. "
" 30 Minutes wallows in stupidity without making the bromance bonds believable. "
" Probably has the approximate cultural staying power of its title. "
" It never reconciles the meticulous intelligence needed to build the weaponry and the monstrous stupidity needed to use it. "
" This is disappointing news, given that the director of this sputter-rev-sputter ride is Ruben Fleischer and that nattering Jesse Eisenberg stars. "
" One of the great disappointments of my cinematic year so far. "
" Either it goes for a particular tone and doesn't achieve it. Or it does achieve a tone that's not really worth striving for. "
" 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. "
" Beholding Eisenberg in Fleischer's relentlessly vulgar and un-funny "30 Minutes or Less" is akin to watching a ring-tested champion punch far below his weight. What a comedown. "
" The film's running time and sudden ending suggest a desperate last-minute edit to cut anything that wasn't working. They stopped too soon. "
" It's a bit like the Three Stooges on crack -- nutty, loud, profane and full of laughs. It won't change your life and it might hurt your ears, but it should keep you smiling. "
" The movie belongs to Ansari, who steals nearly every scene he is in with his jangly, nervous intensity. "
" From the premise to the performances, everything and everybody just seems to be trying way too hard. "
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