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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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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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Safe Room  »

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$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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Trivia

Howard Shore did the music for Panic Room. He also did the music for The Silence of the Lambs, which also starred Jodie Foster. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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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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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