• Released
  • August 24, 2012
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 31 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 957 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A bike messenger's routine delivery turns into a life-or-death chase through Manhattan.

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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
You're looking for depth and profundity, this is the wrong movie. But under the direction of David Koepp ("Secret Window," the screenplays...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The actors click into high gear, and Premium Rush delivers.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
What makes this whole thing work is, first of all, Wilee's ride, an elegant machine that lacks any gears or brakes.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Premium Rush earns its place as end-of-the-summer escapism, but I can't say that it's more than a well-done formula flick. At this point,...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Despite far-fetched plot points - such as a flash mob of bike messengers ready to rumble and thwart evil - it's easy to get caught up in...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A quick pace and always-enjoyable lead Joseph Gordon-Levitt will please moviegoers, even if the picture's ticking-clock approach isn't as...
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65

Movieline

Premium Rush is a half-entertaining, half-exasperating movie.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Premium Rush features fearless stunt work that shames most computer trickery. Too bad I didn't believe a minute of it.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Unfortunately, David Koepp - the A-list Hollywood screenwriter (Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds) and decidedly less-successful director...
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50

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Premium Rush has a lot of energy - too much, it's kind of exhausting.
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Rated PG-13 | For Some Violence, Language and Intense Action Sequences
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ High-octane action sustains thin plot in teen-friendly film.
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