10 Items or Less (2007) Mismatched pals — an earnest, washed-up acting legend (Morgan Freeman) and a sassy Spanish express-lane checkout girl ( Spanglish 's Paz Vega) — spend a…
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10 Items or Less (2007)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Apr 24, 2007; DVD Release Date: Apr 24, 2007; Movie Rated: R; Genres: Comedy, Drama; With: Morgan Freeman and Paz Vega; Distributors: First Look and THINKFilm

Mismatched pals — an earnest, washed-up acting legend (Morgan Freeman) and a sassy Spanish express-lane checkout girl (Spanglish's Paz Vega) — spend a day together: She exposes him to discount shopping; he dispenses tips for her job ''audition.'' Ten Items or Less tries too hard to be profound (Freeman: ''This is our pact: We live. We work. We're just getting started''), but Freeman and Vega display genuine chemistry in. EXTRAS In a Q&A, writer-director Brad Silberling jokes of his tiny indie: ''Instead of Strangers on a Train,'' he says, ''it's Strangers at Arby's and Target.'' B-

Originally posted Apr 20, 2007 Published in issue #931-932 Apr 27, 2007 Order article reprints