Mixed or average reviews - based on 37 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 37
  2. Negative: 5 out of 37
  1. Reviewed by: Lisa Schwarzbaum
    Aug 10, 2011
    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 think it's going to go. It blew me sideways.
User Score

Mixed or average reviews- based on 158 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 54
  2. Negative: 12 out of 54
  1. Feb 13, 2012
    "30 Minutes or Less" is dumb. The action is aided with too obvious CGI and the film's very cliched and skimmed. I suggest watching something alse.
  2. Aug 15, 2011
    It's a fun film, but I want to devote most of my comment to giving huge props to Michael Pena as Chango, Juicy's hit-man/boyfriend. He's absolutely hilarious in this role. Reminds me of what Benicio did for The Usual Suspects. His speaking style made me roar. I think he needs his own comedy vehicle sometime soon. And sure, Aziz is funny, his on-screen sister from Greek is solid (and should get more roles), but I'm getting a little tired of seeing Eisenberg. Lastly, it seems like Danny McBride - while funny - is essentially playing Kenny Freakin' Powers in every role. He needs to mix it up soon lest he wear out his welcome. Full Review »
  3. Aug 15, 2011
    I was hoping this would be funny, but I rarely laughed and neither did the rest of the audience....this is HBO movie material at best. I wanted to write this review as soon as possible, because I have almost forgotten this movie already. Full Review »