30 Years to Life Poster

Release Date: 2001

DVD Release Date: April 6th, 2004

R|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
An ensemble comedy that follows the lives of six friends in New York City during the year in which they each reach their 30th birthday. We meet an investment banker from Wall Street, a stand-up comedian, a real estate agent, a marketing executive who perceives any career advancement as a sign of getting old, and a man whose thanks for being in a four-year relationship is a girlfriend who insists on an even greater commitment.

Cast: Erika Alexander, Melissa De Sousa, Tracy Morgan, Paula Jai Parker, Allen Payne, T.E. Russell, Kadeem Hardison

Director: Vanessa Middleton

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Oasis Entertainment, Inc.

Keywords: Girlfriend, Transformation, Love, Charming, Friend, Marriage, Spirited, Friendship, Endearing, New York City, 2000s, Growing up

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Middleton deals with the various male and female perspectives in an even-handed way, concocting a slice of New York life that's frothy as meringue pie. show more

  • Though 30 Years to Life doesn't break any new ground, it's a light, engaging, well-carpentered film, with a quick wit and a sense of character just deep enough to lend some weight to the laugh lines. show more

  • The movie's low budget shows, but the competent (many of them also sitcom veterans) cast keeps things moving smoothly. show more

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