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PG-13| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
For bike messenger Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), dodging speeding cars, evading crazy cabdrivers, and blowing by millions of cranky pedestrians is all in a day's work. Wilee is one of the best in a dangerous job, and his bike of choice is a Fixie, a lightweight, single-gear unit without brakes. Though Wilee knows that one day he may end up as a smear on the pavement -- he is unprepared for what happens after his last run of the day turns into a life-or-death chase through Manhattan.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Michael Shannon , Dania Ramirez , Jamie Chung , Wolé Parks , Aasif Mandvi , Henry O , Christopher Place

Director: David Koepp

Genres: Action, Thriller

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Premium Rush (2011)

Release Date: August 24th, 2011|1 hr. 31 min.

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fan reviews ( 25 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Premium Rush features fearless stunt work that shames most computer trickery. Too bad I didn't believe a minute of it. show more

  • 75
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    What makes this whole thing work is, first of all, Wilee's ride, an elegant machine that lacks any gears or brakes. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Despite far-fetched plot points - such as a flash mob of bike messengers ready to rumble and thwart evil - it's easy to get caught up in this life-or-death two-wheeled slalom. show more

  • January 05, 2013 paleswarrior
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    This was literally the worst movie I ever watched, it literally was a waste of time

  • January 04, 2013 rd00000000134410
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    Not a Movie i\'ll watch over and over

  • January 04, 2013 sm00000000134753
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    Energetic movie if you like riding but it felt like an episode of Scooby Doo where a lot of time was spent running. Also the story was unsatisfying. Worth a watch though.

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The Highs And Lows Of Premium Rush

Posted by
on Aug 24th, 2012 1:37PM

As a feature-length PSA for would-be cyclists, Premium Rush is remarkably effective: its legion of adrenaline-junkie bike couriers may eschew brakes, but they always make sure to wear a helmet. And as...

'Premium Rush' Clip: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is The Fastest Bike Messenger Ever

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Aug 21st, 2012 8:15AM

"I can't work in an office; I don't like wearing suits. I like to ride." And so begins the featurette for Joseph Gordon-Levitt's newest action flick, "Premium Rush." Here, Gordon-Levitt plays Wilee,...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Bikes for His Life in the First Trailer for 'Premium Rush' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Sep 16th, 2011 9:15AM

Because car and foot chases are so 2010, the first trailer for 'Premium Rush' is here to remind you that bikes can be awesome too. Starring Joseph-Gordon Levitt and Michael Shannon, the story...

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