10 Items or Less
10 Items or Less (2006)

An aging Hollywood icon whose fear of failure has caused his once-luminous star to smoulder strikes up an unlikely friendship with an acid-tongued checkout clerk while researching his latest role in City of Angels and Moonlight Mile… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 27, 2007
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63%
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65%


Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A small film that relies too heavily on the charm of its big actors.

Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

So often the bearer of gravitas and dignity, Freeman shows up with a smirk on his face and a song in his heart

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

Freeman and Paz winningly play off each other.

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Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly

Silberling has shot what feels like the first home movie to get a national release; it's too cute to criticize for anything other than its fluff.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

This is a sharp little slice of whimsy with Freeman giving a funny, very laid-back and sometimes touching performance.

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

The bare-boned simplicity of 10 Items or Less is more a strength than a liability.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

While Freeman and Vega are mildly entertaining, the story is too safe and precious to elicit anything more than a passing sense of amusement.

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Nathan Rabin
AV Club

[Morgan] Freeman is clearly enjoying himself, but his charisma and heavyweight presence can't quite redeem this featherweight concoction.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

[Brad Silberling is] Frank Capra without the edge.

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Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio

A Hollywood hotshot played by Morgan Freeman, befriends a supermarket cashier just so he can get familiar enough with acting like somebody poor, to get into character for his next movie, and the effort fails miserably.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Morgan Freeman plays a popular movie star (!) wandering around the real world and helping the little people with a thumbs up and a smile and a jig. Gliding… More
Nicki Marie
Really enjoyed this one. Little film full of quirky, interesting characters. Runs out of steam a little in the last half hour, but still very enjoyable. Anne… More
Cynthia S.
Nice simple sweet movie. Nothing too exciting, but still nice. Extra 1/2 star for Morgan Freeman, cuz, let's face it, everything is better with Morgan… More
Red Lats
I only watched it for half the movie. I found it boring. I like both Paz Vega and Morgan Freeman, but I found the content lacking. It is pretty bad when the… More
Albert Kim
this movie is the definition of a cliche' indie movie... but, you can't help but to love the actors on screen. fun, for just a little while.
paul sandberg
If you grade the worth of a film by simply answering the question: was I entertained? - then yes, this film works. You may call it slight (at less than 90… More

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