[App Review] RunPee

By Melissa Platero, CCNN Writer

RunPee recommendationsIf you’ve ever made the mistake of guzzling too much soda during a movie, you’ll know that terrible feeling when you have to take a bathroom break in the middle of a great flick. Ever wished that you could know when the best time to leave mid-movie is, without missing the best part while you’re gone? Well, thanks to RunPee, you’ll never miss a hilarious line or action-packed scene again!

RunPee stays up to date with the latest releases, and its creators definitely work hard on providing detailed descriptions of those 3-5 minutes gaps when it’s safe to duck out and race to the bathroom. Each movie in their database has its own time graph that highlights the slowest scenes, when you won’t miss a crucial plot point or major conversations between characters. Then, to avoid creating noise in the theater, it’ll vibrate your phone to signal that it’s time to make your move.

The app also comes with summaries of the any scenes you missed, so you can quickly read through it on your way back! Then, if you’re the kind of person who hates wondering whether or not there’s a bonus scene at the end of the credits (I’m looking at you, Marvel movies!), RunPee will tell you exactly what to expect. RunPee also lets you connect to the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) for easy access to insider info, makes it easy to check out reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, and even allows social media access to share your RunPee updates.

While I’m not sure I’ll be posting status updates on my Twitter and Facebook letting everyone know that I’ve just hit the restroom, the RunPee app definitely accomplishes what it sets out to do. Never again will you miss a critical point in the latest movie, and you can splurge on those sodas and water bottles guilt-free! Our final verdict? We give this app a solid “P”… I mean, an “A”!

Images courtesy of RunPee.