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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.
Why Is Premium Rush Rated PG-13?
Premium Rush is rated PG-13 for some violence, intense action sequences and language.
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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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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.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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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