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 messenger in Manhattan who lands the unfortunate job of delivering a small slip of paper worth a ton of money. Corrupt cop Mi...
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 mes... read more
DVD Release Date: December 21, 2012
Stats: 3,919 reviews
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August 8, 2013
June 19, 2013
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. Premium Rush was truly dead on delivery. The corny dialogue and this-would-have-been-a-good-movie-in-2004-or-2005 style is... strange. Micha...
June 11, 2013
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 of New York. The one difference in this film is that most of the action is on bikes. Fast. Furious. Adrenaline-packed. Relent...
April 19, 2013
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 surprisingly considering the unpopularity of each of the four groups. Good casting helps and it never goes too over the top eithe...
February 26, 2013
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 great picture that should have thrilled you from start to finish. I thought the cycling scenes were entertaining for what the...
February 11, 2013
Dumb, but kinda fun. Awesome performance by the bad guy. Glad it wasn't any longer than it was.
February 4, 2013
Set in the adrenaline soaked, high energy world of bike messengers, this is David Koepp's breezy, wild, and fun take on the chase film.
A straight-up B-movie in the classic sense, this is the story of Wilee- a tough college burn-out who quenches his love of thrills by working as...
January 23, 2013fb619846742
A fun, if forgettable, ride concerning a bike messenger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and one of his pickups that gets him tangled up with a corrupt, crazed NYPD officer (Michael Shannon). As said, it is fun, especially the ridiculously clever bike chase scenes through the city. However...
January 7, 2013
"I really had fun watching this. Loved Michael Shannon in this. He's such an odd man. I love him in movies. He brings a bit of quirkiness to every movie he touches. JGL is one my faves so of course I have nothing bad to say about him.
The movie was fast paced and had a lot of a...
December 30, 2012fb791220692
"Brakes are death," proclaims protagonist Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 500 Days of Summer) in a flashback sequence towards the end of "Premium Rush". David Koepp ("Ghost Town"), who both directed and wrote the movie, would have been wise to take this advice. For a film that promi...
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