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30 Minutes or Less (2011)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  12 August 2011 (USA)
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Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and inform him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...

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Rodney
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Family Dollar Cashier (as Staci Fletcher)
Gary Brichetto ...
Mr. Fisher
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Storyline

The not so smart Dwayne intends to open a massage parlor with his partner Travis, but he does not have money for the investment. He decides to hire a hit-man to kill his father, The Major, who won a large amount of money in the lottery years ago, but the killer demands US$ 100,000 for the job. Dwayne and Travis kidnap the pizza delivery boy Nick and they dress Nick in a vest with a timer and several bombs. Then Dwayne tells Nick that he has ten hours to rob US$ 100,000 from a bank. Once he does, he would give Nick the code to release the vest. Nick summons his best friend Chet to help him in the heist but the scheme does not work the way Dwayne has plotted. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A lot can happen in 30 minutes.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, nudity and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 August 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

30 minutos o menos  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,330,118 (USA) (12 August 2011)

Gross:

$37,053,924 (USA) (23 September 2011)
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Trivia

The character of Dwayne is obviously a big fan of 1980's thrash metal. The shirt he wears for the majority of the film is the album cover from Metallica's "Master of Puppets" (1986). Additionally, Dwayne's ringtone is "Raining Blood" by Slayer from their album "Reign in Blood" (1986). See more »

Goofs

Travis says that Kate knocked over his soda and delayed him turning her over to Nick. However, in Michigan the vernacular is to call a soda a "pop." See more »

Quotes

Dwayne: Sometimes faith pulls out its big ol' cock and slaps you right in the face.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, there is an ad for Dwayne's tanning/prostitution parlor, Major Tan. See more »

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Marines Hymn
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User Reviews

 
love Eisenberg and Ansari but constantly disrupted
27 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) is a slacker smart-mouthed pizza delivery guy. His best friend is Chet (Aziz Ansari). He's also in love with Chet's twin Kate (Dilshad Vadsaria). Dwayne (Danny McBride) and Travis (Nick Swardson) are two idiot wannabe criminals. Dwayne is belittled by his father The Major (Fred Ward). He comes up with an idea to force the pizza boy to steal $100k for them by strapping him to a bomb. He wants the money to pay hit-man Chango (Michael Peña) to kill The Major whom he finds through stripper Juicy (Bianca Kajlich). Nick gets Chet to join him in a crime spree.

The movie is split into two main and one minor duo. The group is full of funny people. I really like Eisenberg with Ansari. Ansari is a hilarious guy and there is great chemistry. McBride and Swardson are uneven. They get tiresome with them doing their bit. They keep disrupting the fun with Eisenberg and Ansari. I wish they stay with them while having less time with McBride and Swardson. The two wacky idiots could be much funnier with shorter and harder hits.


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