Why is Premium Rush rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Premium Rush is rated PG-13 for for some violence, intense action sequences and language.
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.