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Premium Rush

It is just another day dropping off packages for a New York City bike courier named Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) until someone with sinister motives takes an interest in one of the envelopes he has been asked to deliver. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 91
Theater Release: 24 Aug 2012
Video Release: 20 Dec 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Premium Rush Rated PG-13?

Violence: Characters are involved in numerous collisions with vehicles, bikers and pedestrians. Some bloody accident injuries are depicted. One man is run over by a bus. A courier hits a baby stroller. A man threatens others after a gambling loss. Characters are viciously beaten, one to death. A man chokes and threatens a woman. An injury victim is tortured by a man who repeatedly hurts him. A character is shot in the head. A man is pushed around and shoved to the ground. Characters gamble illegally. A man is beaten with a phone book.

Sexual Content: Characters kiss on several occasions. A man makes sexual remarks about a woman. Some brief, crude sexual content is included.

Language: The script contains pervasive coarse language, scatological slang, terms of Deity, a strong sexual expletive, two crude hand gestures, vulgar sexual expressions, slurs and crude name-calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters smoke and drink in an illegal gambling establishment and bar. A man suggests using a prescription drug to enhance thinking.

Other: A man texts while biking.

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