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  • 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

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Unfortunately, David Koepp - the A-list Hollywood screenwriter (Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds) and decidedly less-successful director (Ghost Town, Secret Window) - can't find the right Looney Tunes-ish tone for his immersion into bike-messenger culture. show more

  • 80
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The actors click into high gear, and Premium Rush delivers. show more

  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    A quick pace and always-enjoyable lead Joseph Gordon-Levitt will please moviegoers, even if the picture's ticking-clock approach isn't as invigoratingly pulpy here as in the Koepp-penned "Snake Eyes" and "Panic Room." show more

  • 65
    Movieline

    Premium Rush is a half-entertaining, half-exasperating movie. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    You're looking for depth and profundity, this is the wrong movie. But under the direction of David Koepp ("Secret Window," the screenplays for "Mission: Impossible" and "Spider-Man"), this is an expert and spellbinding adventure. show more

  • 88
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Premium Rush is great fun - nimble, quick, the thinking person's mindless entertainment. show more

  • 88
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    The simple, utterly satisfying Premium Rush delivers just what the title promises. 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.

  • January 01, 2013 Sensei Dave
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    It was too long! I kept waiting for the end. Not much of a story line.

  • December 25, 2012 jackd1207
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    Entertaining storyline and exciting action scenes. Minus two stars because two or three of the characters were a little over the top almost to the point of being silly.

  • September 16, 2012 RAY
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    Action packed with a real story line....a very fast paced flick worth seeing

  • September 14, 2012 ng00000000125422
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    I liked this movie. I went in expecting very little. In fact, I watched the movie because the projector went down on another screening room. Turned out for the better. All the elements were there. The story was entertaining enough, the visuals were cool, and all actors pulled it off, except for Michael Shannon, his rendition of a detective was too comedic to buy it. Still it was very watchable. We won\'t understand the Dalai Lama better or figure a way to solve world hunger, but if you have a big bucket of popcorn and a, preferably, attractive companion with you, this is definitely the ticket.

  • September 14, 2012 xa00000000060597
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    GREAT MOVIE

  • September 11, 2012 john blur
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    Great action Loved it worth seeing twice

  • September 10, 2012 Jeannie
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    loved it!

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