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DVD - 2012
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.

Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia Pictures : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [c2012]
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE P
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Dec 20, 2014
  • lasmith55 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

really enjoyed this glimpse into a fictional bike courier in the streets of NYC. Although the plot wasn't very nuanced the overall story was pretty good. The stunt riding is crazy and that it happens all on New York's streets is pretty jaw dropping.
Joseph- Gordon Levitt is kamikaze in this film. Hat off to all the other cyclists too.

Sep 29, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

A crime drama featuring a dude that knows how to ride a bicycle period!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sep 24, 2014

This movie has it's issues with plot and more but still entertaining and keeps your attention. It's funny in places and keeps a fast pace.

The story if you pay attention is a modified version of an older cycling bike messanger movie named Quicksilver from 1986 staring Keven Bacon. If you enjoy Premium Rush at all check out Quicksilver also.

Sep 06, 2014
  • hammer59 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Never seen a movie remotely like this. Creative and clever. As a cyclist I go out of my way to avoid traffic and this courier is comically seeking it. The crash scenes are amazingly realistic in appearance. Crazy good.

Aug 28, 2014
  • vegeboy rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

kind of cheesy, the overdubbed laugh was annoying, not sure about the guy's cycling position either, but I have to admit, quite enjoyable. Helps if you like cycling. Probably not a good representation of NYC bike messenger culture

Jul 19, 2014
  • crazycoolbff rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awesome! I Liked it!!

Jun 06, 2014
  • Xpat rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Very disappointing. Inane dialogue and stale plot devices ruin it. At least it made me want to go for a bike ride.

Mar 20, 2014
  • jescar82 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Okay movie, I guess. Somewhat good action, not the best.

Mar 16, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Surprised and prepared to be entertained by those crazy messenger bikers in the Streets of NYC. The camaraderie among cyclists and human stories might be tired themes but provided comic, endearing and thrilling elements to the film.

Mar 07, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Not too bad---good performance. Very predictable but still entertaining.

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Jul 19, 2014
  • crazycoolbff rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

crazycoolbff thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

May 13, 2013
  • supshell rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

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Feb 14, 2013
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Feb 14, 2013
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: It's like the biggest cheese it movie ever; but the chase scenes are very realistic and action packed. Maybe too much for some.

Feb 14, 2013
  • TheBigMan rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Quite a lot of language actually, so if that bothers you, you might have a hard time with this movie.


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