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Panic Room (2002)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  29 March 2002 (USA)
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A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.

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Recently divorced Meg Altman and her daughter Sarah have bought a new home in New York. On their tour around the mansion, they come across the panic room. A room so secure, that no one can get in. When three burglars break in, Meg makes a move to the panic room. But all her troubles don't stop there. The criminals know where she is, and what they require the most in the house is in that very room. Written by Film_Fan

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It was supposed to be the safest room in the house

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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29 March 2002 (USA)  »

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$48,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,022,582 (UK) (3 May 2002)

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£8,202,281 (UK) (14 June 2002)
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Considered casting possibilities: Sandra Bullock (Meg), Daveigh Chase (Sarah), Maynard James Keenan (Raoul), and Adam Goldberg (Junior). See more »

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After Meg Throws the medical bag into the panic room and Burnham sees it open for the first time the red plastic case that contains the syringe for Sarah is not there, but later it is. See more »

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Junior: [after swallowing a bunch of pills] All she's got is Nyquill and fucking Midol!
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Worse Thriller Ever
18 April 2002 | by (Philadelphia,Pa) – See all my reviews

I thought somebody made a movie of "Stupid White Men" and it turns out to be a mess called "Panic Room". This has to be the dumbest movie of the year. Without the cute little mouse-cam action exactly what is there to watch here? It's like a colorless video game that never ends. Is Roger Ebert on Finchers' payroll or did he see a different movie than I did? Or did he get hit with the sledgehammer too? This movie was not scary. It was AWFUL!....I suspected it might be so I bought tickets for "Changing Lanes"(which I knew was good) before slinking in to see Jody Foster trying to be Bruce Willis. Yuck!


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