Premium Rush
Premium Rush (2012)

Dodging speeding cars, crazed cabbies, open doors, and eight million cranky pedestrians is all in a day's work for Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), the best of New York's agile and aggressive bicycle messengers. It takes a special… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 21, 2012
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
76%
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User Score
60%



Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's built out of familiar parts, but no matter how formulaic Premium Rush's storyline might seem, it's elevated by high-octane action and enjoyable performances.

Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York

Just a few spokes short of a wheel, guys.

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Cath Clarke
Time Out

A blast.

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Satisfying on a basic, fun level, but also stylishly produced and not insulting to the viewer's intelligence.

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Tom Charity
CNN.com

An unpretentious throwback to the kind of action movie that had no need of superheroes, Premium Rush is hardly a classic but fun up to a point.

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Bruce Diones
New Yorker

The whole film sizzles with urban aggression.

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

The movie, idiotic as it is, has its charms, thanks in large part to its two main actors.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Premium Rush is that rare bird: a chase picture that's just a chase picture - and a dandy one.

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Kathleen Murphy
MSN Movies

Premium Rush isn't mindless mayhem, a thriller for teenage boys bursting with hormonal bloodlust. Koepp's film has a brain...

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

Gordon-Levitt proves he's the best actor on two wheels, pedaling furiously to save a grueling ride from becoming more tiresome.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Now this is how to make an action flick! A small one, mind you, but it's one of the most fun pictures to come out. Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as a bicycle… More
Anthony Lawrie
A bunch of annoying cyclists battle bent police in order to help smuggle in illegal immigrants with help from Chinese gangsters. A likable film though… More
Chris Miele
I don't know why, but this movie comes across as Limitless with bikes to me. I don't it's just strange. Except, I actually liked Limitless.… More
Christian C
Fun, but not as exciting as I had anticipated.
Cynthia S.
I enjoyed this. At it's heart this was a very standard chase film...the entire plot revolved around the bad guys chasing the good guys through the streets… More
Alex roy
Premium Rush is David Koepp's action thriller about a cyclist being pursued through New York City by a crooked cop. This film had the potential of being a… More