Panic Room Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Jared Leto, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Panic Room

A single mom and her daughter move to a house in New York. Inside the house is a panic room which is designed to keep intruders out. The first night at the house 3 robbers arrive looking for something hidden in a safe inside the panic room. They expect that the house will be empty, but they find out they are wrong and a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

This movie is about a woman and her young daughter. They moved into a really big house in Manhattan Yew York. This house has a room called the panic room. This room is to protect people from burgulars, there is no way they can get into that room, So while the woman (Joddie Foster) and her daughter were asleep three guys break in their home, but not knowing anyone had moved in yet. They wanted to get into the panic room to get to a very large amount of cash, but first they must try to get the woman and her daughter out of the room, because there is no way they can break into it, so trying everything they can, so a lot of twist and turns and bad violence goes on while trying. This is a very good movie Joddie Foster is great and really brings the movie to life.
The review of this Movie prepared by Gerlinda longstreet

Meg Altman is divorcing from her rich and famous husband. She and her teenage daughter Sarah rent a 4200-sf brownstone that includes a "panic room" -- a sort of castle-keep bunker with intercom, separate emergency phone line, a bank of cameras with which to view the rest of the premises, and supplies. Turns out the place was previously inhabited by a wealthy but ailing eccentric who may have secreted his fortune in the panic room. During Meg and Sarah's first night in their new home, three men break in looking for the treasure. One had been a caretaker of the dead millionaire, so he knows about the panic room and fortune; one is employed to build such fortresses, so he knows how they work; and one is a stone-cold killer for enforcement. The all-night battle of nerves involves the invaders' efforts to lure or dislodge the women from the panic room, while the Meg and Sarah -- their phone line cut -- try to figure out how to get help. Excellent performances from all the actors, and director David Fincher, whose previous films such as "The Game," and "Fight Club" have tended toward the self-consciously tricky, does a superb, largely understated job of relating this gripping tale.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus

Panic room starts with the main characters, Jodie Foster and her daughter looking at potential homes. They come across an expensive home with elevator, three floors and plenty of space. Foster however notices that the room is smallr than it should be, the estate agent then reveals the hidden room. This fortified room is known as a panic room and will protect those inside long enough for police to arrive and save them from home invasion. Foster has misgivings about the room but buys the house anyway as she can afford it.

The mother and daughter's first night is realistically shown as they adjust to their new surroundings. We learn of Fosters heart-breaking split from her husband and refers to his new 'Her' possibly the reason for the split. While she drinks her depression away she programmes the panic room as a joke. Then falls asleep halfway through completion.

That night they are broken into by people who know every access. The two are looking for something in the house and were'nt expecting anyone to move in for another week. One of them wants to pull out- he doesn't hurt anyone. Jared Leto pursuades him to stay making him think of his family and the much needed money. They are then joined by a third who remains masked.

Foster discovers them and races to reach her child before they reach them. They are now trapped in the Panic room with the phone line unconnected so the police are not coming. Foster tells them to leave over the intercom but
they write a message and put it up to the camera. It tells them that what they want is in that room!

It then becomes a fight for survival as the armed thieves try ways to draw them out or drag them out of the room. They have the guy who builds the panic rooms on their side the women have each other and the determination to live. However when efforts to call for help fail and her daughter
becomes ill Foster has to beat them at their own game...

A great film that will keep you in suspense all the way through. Humourous in parts by the witty one-liners from Leto. Great performances by Foster and her screen daughter but the cliche pyscho criminal is a bit old. It still is a great film to use as an excuse to curl up with your partner.

The review of this Movie prepared by H Louise

This film is about a woman and her daughter who've just moved into their new home when it get's burgled by 3 men after $3 million. They hide in the 'Panic Room' that this house has. The only problem is, the money is in this room so the men have to try and get them out.
The review of this Movie prepared by Emma-lee Mitchell

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 18%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 38%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 44% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker If this is a criminal POV story...    -   Armed robbery!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language    -   A lot of foul language

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