Panic Room

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Extreme suspense, graphic violence; not for kids.

R 2002 112 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 36 reviews

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age 16+

Excellent thriller but way too much strong language

The R rating was definitely deserved for the language alone. Some of the violence is intense but not terrible. However there is constant use of strong language throughout in this film. Without it this could have been a PG-13. No sex or nudity of any kind. Kids may want to see it but if you have a problem with language this is definitely not the movie for them. It is well made and well acted but the language makes this a better choice for older teenagers and adults only.

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Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 11+


If your child is okay with a bit of gore then its fine. Its an amazing movie with a great story. There is a lot of violence but it looks fake and even though there is a lot it didn't scare me .This movie is violent but its a happy story at the end.

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