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30 Years to Life (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  5 September 2003 (USA)
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A group of friends each face an emotional crisis as they approach thirty years of age.

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As each of a group of six African-American friends in New York City approach their thirtieth birthdays, they pause to evaluate life and question whether their hopes and dreams are going to come true as the realities of age, mortality and loss of metabolism start to set in. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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A comedy about getting older even when you're not getting better.

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Rated R for language and some sexuality
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Sad But True
26 May 2004 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

I watched the film with low expectations and ended up laughing out loud. Tracy Morgan's standup routines in the film are among the funniest in any film I've watched in years. Funny because they were so true. He slams women who don't cook, clean their own houses, etc. ...and it really hit home...I'm a 30-yr-old professional woman who's guilty, guilty, guilty of all of the above! It's a great movie to watch with friends and to watch on a Friday night. While none of my friends experienced any anguish over turning 30, nearly every professional, single, 30-something woman I know will relate to this film. For example, we want to be taken to nice restaurants but don't cook homemade meals more than once a week,which is probably what our mate wants. And we all know some poor woman who's DATED the same man for years and years...with no engagement ring on the horizon. Yikes! This film is easy to relate to and great fun.


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