• Holy Rollers (2010)

Holy Rollers

Release Date: May 21st, 2010

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2010

R |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

A Jewish youth (Jesse Eisenberg) risks being ostracized from his religious community when he becomes a drug mule for his best friend's older brother.

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Ari Graynor, Danny A. Abeckaser, Mark Ivanir, Elizabeth Marvel, Jason Fuchs, Q-Tip

Director: Kevin Asch

Genres: Crime drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The screenplay, by Antonio Macia, is earnest and unsurprising--not a good combination--and neither the director nor the star quite knows what to make of the quirky character inside the traditional garments that signal otherworldly innocence to customs agents. show more

  • 70
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Eisenberg lets us see Sam's growing distress, and also the fortitude with which he faces down his fears -- few young actors are as adept at simultaneously conveying panic and bravado. show more

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Holy Rollers squanders a fascinating premise with predictable execution. show more

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