Premium Rush parents guide

Premium Rush

Overall B-

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.

Release date August 24, 2012

Violence C
Sexual Content B
Profanity D
Substance Use B-

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

Run Time: 91 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Premium Rush rated PG-13? Premium Rush is rated PG-13 by the MPAA 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.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Coarse Language.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Violence, Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Violence, Language May Offend, Tobacco Use.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Premium Rush is directed by David Koepp and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Premium Rush movie is December 20, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Premium Rush

Release Date: 21 December 2012

Premium Rush releases to home video (Blu-ray/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Behind the Wheels

- The Starting Line

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We should have known that moving “packages” could be a dangerous business after watching other films like Babylon A.D. and The Transporter. For a more family-friendly depiction of couriers, check out Valiant.