5.5/10
34
2 user 3 critic

Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30 (1973)

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Scalawag (1973)
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A peg legged pirate is searching for treasure with the help of a young boy, teen girl and a parrot. They'll have to fight Natives and his former crew on the way.

Directors: Kirk Douglas, Zoran Calic
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Mark Lester, Neville Brand
Lady Liberty (1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Maddalena and Michele fall in love in Italy in the 1960s, while working at a meat factory in Emilia stormed by the workers' protest, but their love can't be, because he is married and Italy... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Sophia Loren, William Devane, Gigi Proietti
Tin Men (1987)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.

Director: Barry Levinson
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, Barbara Hershey
The Van (1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Bobby blows all his college savings on a van and tries to get the girl of his dreams. It's a wild time with Bobby and his friends.

Director: Sam Grossman
Stars: Stuart Goetz, Deborah White, Danny DeVito
Deadly Hero (1975)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When disturbed cop Lacy rescues Sally, a beautiful cellist, from deranged killer Rabbit by shooting Rabbit in cold blood, he sets off a spark of publicity that brands him the city's hero.

Director: Ivan Nagy
Stars: Don Murray, Diahn Williams, James Earl Jones
The Money (1976)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A prominent businessman's children become the target of a young, unemployed man, who sees them as his ticket to wealth.

Director: Chuck Workman
Stars: Laurence Luckinbill, Graham Beckel, Regina Baff
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

When the prominent citizens of a small town discover that the officers of the local bank have been embezzling money from it, they decide to rob the bank themselves.

Director: Joseph Jacoby
Stars: Richard Basehart, Ned Beatty, Charlene Dallas
Money (1991)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A young man whose father's fortune was stolen by his closest friends sets out to get revenge in this odyssey through the world's major financial centers.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern
Stars: Eric Stoltz, Maryam d'Abo, Bruno Cremer
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Judith Nelson quit her medical studies to marry. Years later, her husband, a physician, divorces her to be with another doctor. Deeply frustrated, she now lives alone in her luxury ... See full summary »

Director: Richard LaGravenese
Stars: Holly Hunter, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah
Head Office (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Upon graduation from college with a business degree, John Issel is promptly hired by Helmes's company I.N.C. At INC, the one who gets ahead, does it by kissing ass, or over someone else's ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Finkleman
Stars: Judge Reinhold, Eddie Albert, Lori-Nan Engler
Certificate: GP Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Ann is from a prominent Japanese-American family, owners of a famous nursery and greenhouse. Tom is from a blue-collar family of self-employed fishermen. Tom and Ann develop a playful, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: John Denos, Caroline Barrett, Joe Lo Presti
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A photographer plans to blow up the Statue of Liberty in order to take a picture and thus get famous.

Director: Martin Brest
Stars: Danny DeVito, William Duff-Griffin, Rhea Perlman
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Lefkowitz ...
George Trapani
Linda De Coff ...
Jackie Tice (as Linda DeCoff)
Ronald Anton ...
Vince Trapani
Maureen Byrnes ...
Flo
...
Petey
David Kirk ...
Mr. Trapani
Frank P. Quinn ...
Mark Lossier (as Frank Quinn)
Selma Rogoff ...
Mrs. Trapani
George Welbes ...
Ken Harris
Steve Inwood ...
Tony
Faith Langford ...
Bar Girl / Gypsy Girl
Samantha Lynche ...
Audition Girl #1
...
Audition Girl #2 (Miss Walsh)
...
Bartender #1
James Pullis ...
Bartender #2
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

R
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 November 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Am Waiting No More  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film premiered March 1972 at the Forum Theatre located at 46th Street and Broadway in Manhattan. During the screening a bomb hoax was called in by a disgruntled crew member and the theatre had to be evacuated temporarily. See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Blue Eyes
Music by Stephen Lawrence
Lyrics by Bruce Hart
Sung by Dennis Cooley
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Doormat Protagonist Discovers Little Comfort Throughout Rambling Tale.
15 July 2007 | by (Mountain Mesa, California) – See all my reviews

Although several threads coexist with the principal storyline during the course of this low-budgeted eccentric character study of a single Brooklyn man, George Trapani (John Lefkowitz), who works as a printer at his family's business, and who has never moved away from his parents' home to be on his own, the work nevertheless impresses as being from the Slice Of Life cinema genre, wherein nearly any of the episodic scenes may be eliminated without having even scant effect upon such normally significant plot elements as exposition, conflict and climax, each barely present in this film. George correctly believes that he is mired within a well-trodden relationship with scatterbrain Flo (Maureen Byrnes), a waitress, and is highly frustrated with the quotidian nature of his existence. The choppily rhythmed picture portrays his clumsy attempts to alter a lifestyle that he increasingly dislikes as his thirtieth birthday approaches; however, it becomes increasingly obvious that a drastically naive George may indeed lack any sort of ability required for adaptation to a higher than jejune mode of living. Filmed largely in New York City, this piece revolves the daily activities of commonplace metropolitan area citizenry, and benefits from a good deal of cogently naturalistic dialogue in addition to some inventive camera-work contributed by Burleigh Wartes. It is the only credited film for Lefkowitz, portraying a man who rebels against his drab lot, while a majority of the other principal players show but few roles in their portfolios. Frank Quinn wins the acting honours as a sleazy film producer. The film has been re-released upon a Hollywood Entertainment DVD, retitled HURRY UP, OR I'LL BE THIRTY, that is rather shabby in the technical sense, and its cover is primarily taken up by the close-up visage and name of Danny DeVito, plainly a marketing strategy since his part is of only middling importance for the scenario.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30 (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?