30 Minutes or Less

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,053,924Details
International Box Office $3,912,792
Worldwide Box Office $40,966,716
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $11,676,964 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $1,941,918 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $13,618,882
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Synopsis

In the action-comedy 30 Minutes or Less, Nick is a small town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wanna-be criminal masterminds. The volatile duo kidnaps Nick and forces him to rob a bank. With mere hours to pull off the impossible task, Nick enlists the help of his ex-best friend, Chet. As the clock ticks, the two must deal with the police, hired assassins, flamethrowers, and their own tumultuous relationship.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
45% - Rotten
Audience
41% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$28,000,000
Theatrical Release: August 12th, 2011 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: November 29th, 2011 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, nudity and some violence.
(Rating bulletin 2182, 7/27/2011)
Keywords: Inspired by a True Story, Epilogue, Buddy Comedy, Heist, Dysfunctional Family, Hitmen
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Blu-ray Sales: High Definition Looking Blue

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DVD Sales: Smurfs Start the Final Stretch in Style

We are in the final stretch for the Christmas shopping season, but there are still few more summer blockbusters coming out from now till Christmas week. This time around, there were half a dozen new releases on this week's DVD sales chart, led by The Smurfs with 491,000 units / $8.34 million. For a kids' film that sold more than $140 million in tickets, this is slow start. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 29th, 2011

It's another relatively slow week on the home market. The two biggest release of the week don't come out till Friday, while there are few other releases to pick up the slack. As for the search for best and not necessarily the biggest, there are a few contenders. Cave of Forgotten Dreams earned Oscar-worthy reviews and the 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack is a clear contender for Pick of the Week. But in the end I went with Tucker and Dale vs. Evil on DVD or Blu-ray. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Box Office Sends out an S.O.S.

Yuck. That's really all that needs to be said about the weekend box office. Outside of The Help, there are practically no positive stories to report. All four wide releases that opened this week missed expectations, some by significant margins, which led to a 20% collapse from last weekend. There was also a decline from last year, albeit by just 3%, which is actually an improvement on 2011's average. Year-to-date, 2011 is behind 2010 by just over 4% at $7.13 billion to $7.43 billion. There's little hope things will turn around next weekend. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Box Office gets a Little Help

While three of the four wide releases that opened this week missed expectations, the one that beat expectations did so by enough that we can still say the box office was a success pulling in $155 million. That was off by 7% when compared to last weekend, but more importantly it was 8% higher than the same weekend last year. The year-over-year winning streak has hit five weeks, while 2010's lead over 2011 has shrunk to just a hair over $300 million at $7.23 billion to $6.93 billion. Should 2011 continue its recent winning ways, the total box office should reach $10 billion for the year and perhaps show a little growth over 2010 in the end. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will New Releases Conquer Apes?

Four wide releases open this week, but unless one of them is a surprise hit, I think it's safe to say that summer unofficially ends this weekend. That's not to say the films opening this weekend are all destined to bomb and most should at least become solid midlevel hits, but odds are Rise of the Planet of the Apes will retain top spot on the chart. Unfortunately, this weekend last year we did have a surprise hit and there's almost no chance any film this year will match The Expendables' opening and that could mean 2011's winning streak will come to an end. On the other hand, there's a lot more depth this time around and since the four wide releases share very little crossover appeal, they might all reach their potential and that might be enough to eek out a win. More...

2011 Preview: August

It's that time of year again, the time where we try to guess when Summer ends. According to the real world, Summer ends on the 22nd of September, but in the movie business, summer ends suddenly one weekend in August, and it's never really predictable which weekend that will be. There is some reason to be optimistic, as July ended on a relatively strong note. Both films that were predicted to be monster hits, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, were monster hits. And for every potential $100 million hit that missed expectations, there was another film that topped them. If this momentum can carry forward, then perhaps summer can be extended for for one or two more weeks. August of 2010 was a good end to the Summer with two $100 million movies and a few mid-level hits. I'm not sure if 2011 will be able to replicate that performance, but Summer could end on a high note. More...

Cast

Jesse Eisenberg    Nick
Danny McBride    Dwayne
Aziz Ansari    Chet
Nick Swardson    Travis
Michael Peņa    Chongo
Fred Ward    The Major
Dilshad Valsaria    Katie
Johnny Yong Bosch    Nicholes
Bianca Kajich    Jucici
Brett Gelman    Pizza Boss

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Ruben Fleischer
Producer    Stuart Cornfeld
Producer    Ben Stiller
Producer    Jeremy Kramer
Executive Producer    Monica Levinson
Executive Producer    Brian Levy
Screenwriter    Michael Diliberti
Story Creator    Michael Diliberti
Story Creator    Matthew Sullivan
Cinematographer    Jess Hall
Editor    Alan Baumgarten
Production Designer    Maher Ahmad
Composer    Ludwig Goransson

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/08/12 4 $4,845,247   2,888 $1,678   $4,845,247 1
2011/08/13 5 $4,500,705 -7% 2,888 $1,558   $9,345,952 2
2011/08/14 5 $3,984,166 -11% 2,888 $1,380   $13,330,118 3
2011/08/15 5 $1,830,117 -54% 2,888 $634   $15,160,235 4
2011/08/16 5 $1,869,855 +2% 2,888 $647   $17,030,090 5
2011/08/17 5 $1,285,975 -31% 2,888 $445   $18,316,065 6
2011/08/18 5 $1,145,763 -11% 2,888 $397   $19,461,828 7
2011/08/19 8 $1,998,583 +74% 2,888 $692   $21,460,411 8
2011/08/20 8 $2,443,034 +22% 2,888 $846   $23,903,445 9
2011/08/21 8 $1,960,985 -20% 2,888 $679   $25,864,430 10
2011/08/22 6 $840,099 -57% 2,888 $291   $26,704,529 11
2011/08/23 6 $995,949 +19% 2,888 $345   $27,700,478 12
2011/08/24 6 $719,711 -28% 2,888 $249   $28,420,189 13
2011/08/25 5 $682,084 -5% 2,888 $236   $29,102,273 14
2011/08/26 12 $832,477 +22% 2,071 $402   $29,934,750 15
2011/08/27 12 $1,038,712 +25% 2,071 $502   $30,973,462 16
2011/08/28 12 $815,976 -21% 2,071 $394   $31,789,438 17
2011/08/29 9 $373,887 -54% 2,071 $181   $32,163,325 18
2011/08/30 11 $418,897 +12% 2,071 $202   $32,582,222 19
2011/08/31 12 $315,258 -25% 2,071 $152   $32,897,480 20
2011/09/01 13 $300,227 -5% 2,071 $145   $33,197,707 21
2011/09/02 13 $471,555 +57% 1,355 $348   $33,669,262 22
2011/09/03 15 $646,675 +37% 1,355 $477   $34,315,937 23
2011/09/04 15 $700,254 +8% 1,355 $517   $35,016,191 24
2011/09/05 16 $485,254 -31% 1,355 $358   $35,501,445 25
2011/09/06 - $172,001 -65% 1,355 $127   $35,673,446 26
2011/09/07 - $139,785 -19% 1,355 $103   $35,813,231 27
2011/09/08 - $125,667 -10% 1,355 $93   $35,938,898 28
2011/09/09 - $174,361 +39% 646 $270   $36,113,259 29
2011/09/10 - $236,662 +36% 646 $366   $36,349,921 30
2011/09/11 - $122,433 -48% 646 $190   $36,472,354 31
2011/09/12 - $45,526 -63% 646 $70   $36,517,880 32
2011/09/13 - $57,888 +27% 646 $90   $36,575,768 33
2011/09/14 - $50,462 -13% 646 $78   $36,626,230 34
2011/09/15 - $51,542 +2% 646 $80   $36,677,772 35
2011/09/16 - $70,147 +36% 291 $241   $36,747,919 36
2011/09/17 - $98,579 +41% 291 $339   $36,846,498 37
2011/09/18 - $53,827 -45% 291 $185   $36,900,325 38
2011/09/23 - $22,965   95 $242   $37,003,912 43
2011/09/24 - $32,946 +43% 95 $347   $37,036,858 44
2011/09/25 - $17,066 -48% 95 $180   $37,053,924 45

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/08/12 5 $13,330,118   2,888 $4,616   $13,330,118 3
2011/08/19 8 $6,402,602 -52% 2,888 $2,217   $25,864,430 10
2011/08/26 11 $2,687,165 -58% 2,071 $1,298   $31,789,438 17
2011/09/02 15 $1,818,484 -32% 1,355 $1,342   $35,016,191 24
2011/09/09 22 $533,456 -71% 646 $826   $36,472,354 31
2011/09/16 32 $222,553 -58% 291 $765   $36,900,325 38
2011/09/23 44 $72,977 -67% 95 $768   $37,053,924 45

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/4/201110134,966 134,966$2,293,072$2,293,0721
12/11/201116102,209-24% 237,175$1,868,381$4,161,4532
12/18/20112387,269-15% 324,444$1,625,821$5,787,2743
12/25/20112790,847+4% 415,291$1,707,924$7,495,1984
1/1/20122944,174-51% 459,465$803,967$8,299,1655

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/4/20111534,385 34,385$687,350$687,3501

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