Panic Room

Lists: Thriller, Psychological Thrillers, Female Lead

Brief Synopsis: "This claustrophobic thriller centers on a divorcée and her daughter who are caught in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three burglars in their New York City brownstone, retreating to the vault-like safety of their aptly named panic room. As the intruders try to breach the room's security, the embattled duo must stay one step ahead."

Overall Ranking: 498 (Rank from 2002: # 10)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 75%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Today I Watched A Movie95(full review)
Skooch80(full review)
Dan O'Neill80 - Panic Room may suffer from itís script, but David Fincher creates suspenseful tension and makes this simple plot, better than just your average-thriller.
(full review)
David Baruffi80

People Involved

  • Jodie Foster (Meg Altman)
  • Kristen Stewart (Sarah Altman)
  • Forest Whitaker (Burnham)
  • Dwight Yoakam (Raoul)
  • Jared Leto (Junior)
  • Patrick Bauchau (Stephen Altman)
  • Ann Magnuson (Lydia Lynch)
  • Ian Buchanan (Evan Kurlander)
  • Andrew Kevin Walker (Sleepy Neighbor)
  • Paul Schulze (Officer Keeney)
  • Mel Rodriguez (Officer Morales)
  • Richard Conant (SWAT Cop)
  • Paul Simon (SWAT Cop)
  • Victor Thrash (SWAT Cop)
  • Ken Turner (SWAT Cop)
  • David Fincher (Director)