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Based on 20 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Proceeds at that pace to an ending that is as inevitable as it is poignant. show more

  • 50
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    It's just a little film that strives to be likable, and is less so than it might have been. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Every potentially worthwhile or amusing moment in writer-director Brad Silberling's 10 Items or Less could be told in 10 minutes or less, with credits included. show more

  • 50
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Ends up having all the satisfying substance of a supermarket impulse item. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Moves at an agreeable, meandering pace but never loses its verve or its sharp humor. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Ten Items or Less is not landmark cinema nor is it deeply thought-provoking, but it's smart, funny, knowledgeable about life and people, and a crowd-pleaser. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    10 Items or Less is nearly an acting class exercise, except for the fact that these two have long since graduated. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Strictly remainder-bin material. show more

  • 50
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    It all feels like an insubstantial short that's been stretched to the breaking point. show more

  • 58
    Peter Rainer Christian Science Monitor

    By the end, 10 Items Or Less has the obnoxiousness of a vanity project. Freeman is having a better time than we are. show more

  • December 27, 2008 OLANLAND
    Report This User

    I loved this movie. It's heartwarming, humourous and a really gem.

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