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'30 Minutes Or Less': Five Other Walking Movie Bombs

12 August 2011 6:06 AM, PDT | MTV Movies Blog | See recent MTV Movies Blog news »

by Kevin Sullivan

In "30 Minutes or Less," which speeds into theaters today, Jesse Eisenberg's character, Nick, has to rob a bank before a bomb strapped to his chest goes off. We won't tell you how it all ends up, but we will tell you that Mr. Eisenberg is in pretty good company -- plenty of other film characters have found themselves in similar situations that occasionally found happy endings, but frequently ended in a fiery blaze.

Check out some of Eisenberg's bomb-bastic cinematic contemporaries after the jump!

Annie (Sandra Bullock) in "Speed"

Situation: After escaping the booby trapped bus that couldn't drive slower than 50 miles per hour, Annie gets kidnapped by the bomber (Dennis Hopper), strapped into a pressure-sensitive bomb and is handcuffed to a subway pole.

Outcome: Jack (Keanu Reeves) comes to the rescue, disarming the bomb and getting the girl, but not before knocking the bad guy's »

- MTV Movies Team

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