13 Minutes (Elser)
13 Minutes (Elser) (2017)

During Hitler's anniversary speech on November 8, 1939, a man is arrested on the Swiss border for possession of suspicious objects. Just minutes later, a bomb explodes in the Munich Bürgerbräukeller, immediately behind the Führer's… More

Rated: R
Running Time:
Release Date: June 30, 2017
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
72%
Flixster
User Score
55%

POWERED BY
Showtimes Date: 
No showtimes available near this location for this date


Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: 13 Minutes explores an oft-neglected corner of World War II history with just enough craft and narrative momentum to offset a disappointing lack of subtlety.

Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

It puts one in the mind to make a meme: Hitler reacts to Oliver Hirschbiegel's prosaic flashback transitions.

Full review…
Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

13 Minutes works like clockwork as an artful (if not terribly ambitious) take on a grotesque era.

Full review…
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

A compelling sit, clarifying motivation and grasping a particularly unusual road to ruin.

Full review…
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Conspiracy theories surrounded the Elser plot for years, and his political motives have been debated; as scripted here, he acted alone and purely from moral conviction, which Friedel conveys in a passionate, charismatic performance.

Full review…
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

A compelling and passionate performance from Friedel defines 13 Minutes but occasionally the storytelling falters, including an unexplained years-long gap between his conviction and execution.

Full review…
Chris Knight
National Post

Elser's romantic entanglements serve to illustrate the kind of person he was, giving us another window into his mind.

Full review…
Dan Gunderman
New York Daily News

"13 Minutes" is a superbly acted and strikingly evocative work, with careful attention to period detail and its many emotional beats.

Full review…
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A psychological portrait of resistance, made all the more timely - and creepily, almost offensively, unsettling - given the current political climate in the United States.

Full review…
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

By melding the before and the after in a well-edited back and forth, make for an interesting biography and solid political thriller.

Full review…
More reviews for 13 Minutes (Elser)

Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
The kind of run-of-the-mill biopic that seems like a telefim, with a conventional script that lays every detail out in the open (in case you have any cognitive… More