Not thrilling nor suspenseful. I know it was big then but I didn't care for it.
over 2 years
Cool usage of ideas - (surveillance cams, privacy preventing cries for help).
A bit meh of a thriller ... not very original or surprising.
almost 5 years
Very unique. Kept me on edge, really good film!
over 5 years
Claustrophobic, edge-of-your-seat thriller. Jodie Foster is amazing in it.
Suspenseful and thrilling, Panic Room is well acted and entertaining.
over 6 years
This was probably the first movie I hated.
Panic Room is a 2002 American thriller film directed by David Fincher and written by David Koepp. The film stars Jodie Foster, Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakam, Kristen Stewart, and Patrick Bauchau. The story is about a mother and daughter taking refuge in a safe room during a break-in of their home by three burglars who are after millions of dollars stored in a safe.
Recently divorced Meg Altman (Foster) and her 11-year-old daughter Sarah (Stewart) have just purchased a four-story brownstone on the upper west side of New York City. The house's previous owner, a reclusive millionaire, installed an isolated room used to protect the house's occupants from intruders. The "panic room" is protected by concrete and steel on all sides, a thick steel door, and an extensive security system with multiple surveillance cameras and a separate phone line. On the night the two move into the home, it is broken into by Junior (Leto), the grandson of the previous owner; Burnham (Whitaker), an...