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Panic Room (2002)

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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Meg Altman
... Sarah Altman
... Burnham
... Raoul
... Junior
... Stephen Altman
... Lydia Lynch
... Evan Kurlander
... Sleepy Neighbor
... Officer Keeney
... Officer Morales
Richard Conant ... SWAT Cop
Paul Simon ... SWAT Cop
Victor Thrash ... SWAT Cop
Ken Turner ... SWAT Cop
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Safe Room  »

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Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,056,751, 31 March 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$96,397,334

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$196,397,415
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Having just made a film with 150 locations in the shape of Fight Club (1999), David Fincher was keen to tackle something a lot simpler for his next film. See more »

Goofs

It is clearly raining outside, yet when Burnham is in the house, he is completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Meg: Is that Morse Code?
Sarah: No, SOS.
Meg: Where did you learn that?
Sarah: Titanic!
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As long as you can read "An Indelible Picture" you can already see the credit "Jodie Foster" in the background. See more »

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References Titanic (1997) See more »

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Technical Wizardy But No Drama
7 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

Damn shame if you ask me! Jodie Foster refused to be the president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival to do this. Maybe it looked good on the page and it certainly looks good on the screen, specially the opening credits but there is very little else to recommend. David Fincher does some dizzying things with the camera but the script by the very rich David Koepp is just plain amateurish. I was so frustrated by the waste of everything here. The characters seem a facsimile of characters from other, better, movies without being able to nail that extra dimension that could make them, at least, watchable. The husband, the cops even the baddies are all laughable. Jodie Foster has a couple of moments and she's one of my heroes anyway but that's maybe why I felt so annoyed by this movie, so much so that I decided to vent my frustration writing this comment. If you love Jodie Foster, avoid this for her sake.


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