30 Minutes or less is an American flick that is set to be released August of 2011. It is a movie that is a combination of action and comedy directed and produced by Ruben Fleischer who is also the director of the much acclaimed movie Zombieland; before Fleischer embarked upon directing feature films he was very successful in the field of music videos and commercials. If you are a fan of Jesse Eisenberg, download 30 Minutes or Less for free as he is the lead role in this action-comedy flick. His road to stardom started when he debuted in the series Get Real in 1999 and played as Facebook’s founder in the movie The Social Network wherein he got nominated in the category of Best Actor for the Golden Globes. This is his second movie with Fleischer as he also starred in Zombieland.
Produced by Columbia Pictures, 30 Minutes or Less was funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and was given an R rating by the Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA). The story revolves around the pizza delivery man, Brian Wellis, who was caught in the middle of a bank robbery. This is based on a true story particularly in the robbery that transpired in August of 2003 in Pennsylvania wherein Wellis was killed by a bomb tied to his neck. In the movie Nick a pizza delivery boy was kidnapped and was forced to rob a bank. It deviated from the true-to-life story because in the film, he was wearing a bomb vest which is set to detonate in 10 hours. With the time ticking away, Nick seeked the help of his ex-best friend Chet played by Aziz Ansari. Within the limited time they now have to deal with the tumultuous situation aggravated by the police, assassins and yes, their own relationships. Nick Swardson played the trying-hard criminal evil masterminds along with Danny McBride. The filming was in Grand Rapids and in Michigan. The film 30 Minutes or Less, which you can watch online for free, was co-produced by comedian Ben Stiller through his production company, Red Hour Films.
The film is inevitably compared to Zombieland as the approach of being a raunchy and outrageous comedy is quite similar. However, that might not be a bad thing considering the success of the movie. Moviegoers, who can watch 30 Minutes or Less for free, will not be disappointed.