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Panic Room (2002)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Panic Room (2002)

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. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  inheritance,  heist,  greed,  surveillance,  sadism,  redemption,  money,  brutality,  theft,  divorce,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen,  elevator,  bathtub
Characters:engineer,  thief,  hostage,  policeman,  teenager
Story:panic room,  park bench,  brownstone,  diabetic child,  diabetic,  razor scooter,  circular staircase,  safe room,  floor safe,  home security system,  spiral staircase,  home security,  safe,  psycho killer,  psychological manipulation,  heist gone wrong,  home,  psycho thriller,  fire escape,  central park manhattan new york city,  battered woman,  man hits a woman,  home invasion,  surveillance camera,  woman in jeopardy,  botched robbery,  robbery gone awry,  psychological torture,  heavy rain,  hidden money,  attacked with a knife,  person on fire,  gas explosion,  threatened with a knife,  low blood sugar,  upper west side manhattan new york city,  reference to joe pesci,  alone against the odds,  heart rate monitor,  motion detector,  walking on broken glass,  bearer bonds,  shot in sequence,  escrow,  video screen,  chronic illness,  electric drill,  gun held to one's head,  hypoglycemia,  propane,  classified ad,  crushed hand,  falling off a balcony,  dolly zoom,  sos,  containment,  door lock,  skylight,  moving van,  morse code,  sledge hammer,  single set production,  tool,  hidden truth,  insulin,  sanctuary,  security system,  power drill,  safecracker,  soda,  lifting female in air,  cat and mouse,  secret room,  dragging a body,  intercom,  locked in a room,  female victim,  diabetes,  sick child,  hitchcockian,  ski mask,  seizure,  psychological thriller,  conscience,  female hero,  bus driver,  mind game,  burnt face,  reference to the beatles,  broken mirror,  tween girl,  one night,  scooter,  staircase,  minimal cast,  real estate agent,  break in,  robber,  blood on shirt,  looking at self in mirror,  tank top,  bench,  duct tape,  divorcee,  extortion,  death threat,  intruder,  refrigerator,  siege,  one day,  rainstorm,  stabbed in the neck,  power outage,  millionaire,  kicking,  burglary,  pills,  burglar,  female warrior,  barefoot,  masked man,  strong female lead,  compassion,  laser,  psycho,  swat team,  videotape,  nosebleed,  security camera,  lifting someone into the air,  hypodermic needle,  breaking and entering,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  medicine,  syringe,  strong female character,  eyeglasses,  pizza,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  trap,  basement,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  injection,  long take,  manipulation,  tough girl,  lightning,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  key,  organized crime,  danger,  park,  shot in the forehead,  bath,  child in peril,  truck,  tied to a chair,  toilet,  woman,  basketball,  video camera,  ambulance,  ambush,  wine,  flashlight,  newspaper,  foot chase,  survival,  cleavage,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  telephone,  neighbor,  bathroom,  interrogation,  dead body,  psychopath,  tears,  held at gunpoint,  shooting,  brawl,  drink,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  urination,  police officer,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  rain,  female protagonist,  beating,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  teenage girl,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  police,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  f rated,  gun,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  sadism,  brutality,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:engineer,  hostage,  policeman,  teenager
Story:heist gone wrong,  man hits a woman,  home invasion,  robbery gone awry,  psychological torture,  heavy rain,  secret room,  robber,  rainstorm,  female warrior,  masked man,  nosebleed,  sociopath,  manipulation,  tough girl,  lightning,  race against time,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  truck,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  teenage girl,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  blood,  murder,  gun,  police,  death

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Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  panic,  greed,  surveillance,  theft,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:home invasion,  surveillance camera,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  ski mask,  robber,  masked man,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  sociopath,  syringe,  injection,  manipulation,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  woman,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  telephone,  tears,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  police officer,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  police,  blood,  murder,  violence

P2 (2007)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

P2 (2007)

The story centers on a corporate climber who gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage,  policeman
Story:psycho thriller,  man hits a woman,  surveillance camera,  woman in jeopardy,  psychological torture,  psychopath,  attacked with a knife,  person on fire,  video screen,  single set production,  cat and mouse,  locked in a room,  female victim,  psychological thriller,  mind game,  one night,  blood on shirt,  duct tape,  one day,  power outage,  barefoot,  videotape,  security camera,  sociopath,  die hard scenario,  product placement,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  tied to a chair,  woman,  video camera,  ambulance,  wine,  flashlight,  newspaper,  foot chase,  survival,  cleavage,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  brawl,  punched in the face,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  female protagonist,  beating,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  death,  police,  violence,  murder,  blood

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:panic,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:policeman
Story:spiral staircase,  central park manhattan new york city,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  secret room,  blood on shirt,  stabbed in the neck,  female warrior,  falling down stairs,  silencer,  basement,  long take,  manipulation,  tough girl,  product placement,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph,  gun,  blood,  murder,  violence,  death

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15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." This is why 15 Minutes (2001) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  greed,  sadism,  theft,  robbery,  escape,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Locations:bathtub
Characters:thief,  hostage,  policeman
Story:central park manhattan new york city,  home invasion,  person on fire,  threatened with a knife,  death threat,  videotape,  sociopath,  die hard scenario,  product placement,  attempted murder,  tied to a chair,  video camera,  ambulance,  foot chase,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  dead body,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  drink,  punched in the face,  urination,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  police,  blood,  violence,  death

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage
Story:spiral staircase,  home invasion,  gas explosion,  stabbed in the neck,  security camera,  breaking and entering,  sociopath,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  tough girl,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  danger,  truck,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph,  death,  police,  murder,  violence

Blood Father (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  redemption,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage,  teenager
Story:home invasion,  woman in jeopardy,  death threat,  sociopath,  trap,  manipulation,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  truck,  ambush,  survival,  f word,  telephone,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  urination,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  teenage girl,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  gun,  blood,  murder,  police,  violence,  death

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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

After a car accident, Michelle awakens to find herself in a mysterious bunker with two men named Howard and Emmett. Howard offers her a pair of crutches to help her remain mobile with her leg injury sustained from the car crash and tells her to "get good on those" before leaving the bunker. She has been given the information that there has been an alien attack and the outside world is poisoned. However, Howard and Emmett's intentions soon become questionable and Michelle is faced with a question: Is it better in here or out there? (Read More)

Themes:panic,  deception,  escape,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage
Story:psychological manipulation,  psycho thriller,  woman in jeopardy,  threatened with a knife,  containment,  single set production,  hidden truth,  cat and mouse,  secret room,  hitchcockian,  psychological thriller,  female hero,  mind game,  burnt face,  minimal cast,  duct tape,  female warrior,  barefoot,  strong female lead,  videotape,  sociopath,  strong female character,  die hard scenario,  manipulation,  tough girl,  lightning,  key,  danger,  truck,  toilet,  woman,  ambush,  flashlight,  survival,  neighbor,  interrogation,  dead body,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  gun,  blood,  death,  murder

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  sadism,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:hostage
Story:home invasion,  threatened with a knife,  secret room,  swat team,  security camera,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  tough girl,  race against time,  organized crime,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  violence,  police,  murder,  death

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. This is why Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  sadism,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:hostage
Story:home invasion,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  ski mask,  blood on shirt,  female warrior,  strong female lead,  falling down stairs,  silencer,  long take,  manipulation,  tough girl,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  bath,  woman,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  telephone,  interrogation,  dead body,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  female protagonist,  beating,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  f rated,  death,  police,  blood,  gun,  violence,  murder

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American Psycho (2000)
Crime, Drama

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

Themes:panic,  greed,  brutality,  divorce,  deception,  escape,  torture,  drinking,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:bathtub
Characters:policeman
Story:spiral staircase,  psycho killer,  psycho thriller,  woman in jeopardy,  female victim,  psychological thriller,  duct tape,  refrigerator,  barefoot,  psycho,  lifting someone into the air,  sociopath,  eyeglasses,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  woman,  video camera,  ambulance,  wine,  foot chase,  cleavage,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  telephone,  interrogation,  dead body,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  drink,  shot in the head,  urination,  police officer,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph,  f rated,  murder,  blood,  death,  gun,  violence,  police

Gothika (2003) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Gothika (2003)

Dr. Miranda Grey is a psychiatrist who works in a penitentiary, in the mental institution sector. She is married with Dr. Douglas Grey, the chief of department where Dr. Pete Graham also works. Chloe Sava, a patient of Dr. Miranda formerly abused by her stepfather, claims that she is frequently raped by the devil in her cell. After leaving the asylum in a stormy night, Dr. Miranda has a car accident, and when she wakes up, she is an inmate of the institution, being accused of an horrible crime and having no memory of the incident. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  escape,  torture
Mood:suspense
Locations:bathtub
Characters:policeman
Story:psycho killer,  psycho thriller,  surveillance camera,  woman in jeopardy,  heavy rain,  person on fire,  gas explosion,  secret room,  female victim,  seizure,  death threat,  rainstorm,  pills,  barefoot,  psycho,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  syringe,  pizza,  injection,  lightning,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  woman,  video camera,  flashlight,  foot chase,  survival,  psychopath,  tears,  shooting,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  rain,  female protagonist,  cell phone,  crying,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  murder,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  f rated,  death,  gun,  blood,  police,  violence

Triple 9 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  panic,  greed,  surveillance,  brutality,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  ski mask,  blood on shirt,  death threat,  rainstorm,  safe,  masked man,  swat team,  security camera,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  manipulation,  lightning,  race against time,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  f word,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  police,  husband wife relationship,  blood,  death,  murder,  violence

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Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  redemption,  brutality,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:home invasion,  duct tape,  death threat,  burglary,  swat team,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  sociopath,  injection,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  key,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  foot chase,  f word,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  rain,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  blood,  police,  murder,  violence

8mm (1999)
Mystery, Thriller

8mm (1999)

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, Welles relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town private eye. This is why 8mm (1999) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  sadism,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:psycho thriller,  home invasion,  heavy rain,  person on fire,  threatened with a knife,  rainstorm,  safe,  stabbed in the neck,  kicking,  masked man,  videotape,  sociopath,  silencer,  lightning,  danger,  ambulance,  foot chase,  f word,  telephone,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  shooting,  brawl,  punched in the face,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  death,  blood,  gun,  violence

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Themes:brutality,  deception,  escape,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:woman in jeopardy,  person on fire,  one night,  siege,  one day,  stabbed in the neck,  power outage,  female warrior,  masked man,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  tough girl,  attempted murder,  shot in the forehead,  woman,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  telephone,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  murder,  violence,  police,  blood,  death

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Non-stop (2014)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Non-stop (2014)

Bill Marks, a former cop dealing with his daughter's death by drinking, is now a federal air marshal. While on a flight from New York to London, Marks gets a text telling him that unless 150 million dollars is transferred to an offshore account, someone will die every 20 minutes. Can he find the terrorist in time and save everyone? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  redemption,  deception,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:psychological manipulation,  psycho thriller,  threatened with a knife,  containment,  hidden truth,  cat and mouse,  hitchcockian,  psychological thriller,  mind game,  one night,  duct tape,  one day,  power outage,  nosebleed,  sociopath,  die hard scenario,  manipulation,  race against time,  product placement,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  toilet,  ambulance,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  police officer,  rain,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  death,  murder,  violence

Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage
Story:threatened with a knife,  locked in a room,  stabbed in the neck,  compassion,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  falling down stairs,  injection,  attempted murder,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  ambush,  foot chase,  f word,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  title spoken by character,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer. Jack also learns that Samantha is in danger and Turner and he rescue her. They decide to protect her since a skilled assassin is hunting them down while they try to find the motive of the conspiracy. Who can be trusted? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  redemption,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen
Characters:thief,  hostage,  teenager
Story:home invasion,  woman in jeopardy,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  death threat,  female warrior,  security camera,  silencer,  tough girl,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  truck,  tied to a chair,  toilet,  woman,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  survival,  telephone,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  neo noir,  rain,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  teenage girl,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  murder,  death,  blood,  police,  violence

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Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? This is why Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  panic,  surveillance,  brutality,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:thief
Story:heist gone wrong,  robbery gone awry,  heavy rain,  hidden money,  robber,  blood on shirt,  death threat,  masked man,  swat team,  security camera,  sociopath,  pizza,  long take,  manipulation,  product placement,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  ambush,  wine,  flashlight,  newspaper,  foot chase,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death,  police,  gun

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:inheritance,  heist,  panic,  surveillance,  redemption,  brutality,  theft,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen,  elevator
Characters:thief,  engineer,  hostage,  policeman
Story:home invasion,  key,  gas explosion,  secret room,  female hero,  siege,  safe,  power outage,  burglary,  burglar,  female warrior,  barefoot,  masked man,  swat team,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  sociopath,  die hard scenario,  trap,  injection,  tough girl,  race against time,  product placement,  danger,  child in peril,  truck,  ambulance,  ambush,  foot chase,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  rescue,  police officer,  neo noir,  beating,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  murder,  death,  police

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  sadism,  brutality,  robbery,  deception,  torture,  money
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:home invasion,  threatened with a knife,  power drill,  extortion,  stabbed in the neck,  power outage,  security camera,  sociopath,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  trap,  long take,  product placement,  organized crime,  shot in the forehead,  foot chase,  f word,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  teenage girl,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

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Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  robbery,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:thief
Story:heist gone wrong,  home invasion,  sick child,  masked man,  swat team,  videotape,  nosebleed,  security camera,  falling down stairs,  product placement,  organized crime,  shot in the forehead,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  police officer,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  police,  violence,  blood,  death

Menace II Society (1993) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:brutality,  robbery,  escape,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Characters:teenager
Story:heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  blood on shirt,  rainstorm,  videotape,  long take,  lightning,  product placement,  organized crime,  child in peril,  flashlight,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  shooting,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  pistol,  knife,  husband wife relationship,  death,  violence,  gun,  murder,  blood,  police

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. This is why Dracula 2000 (2000) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  panic,  surveillance,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:thief,  hostage
Story:home invasion,  person on fire,  threatened with a knife,  burglary,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  injection,  manipulation,  lightning,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  key,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  blood splatter,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  gun,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death

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Taking Lives (2004)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  redemption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:hostage
Story:spiral staircase,  home invasion,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  serial killer,  secret room,  psychological thriller,  blood on shirt,  strong female lead,  swat team,  security camera,  strong female character,  pizza,  tough girl,  race against time,  attempted murder,  truck,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  rain,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  police,  death,  murder,  blood

The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.

Themes:redemption,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:blood on shirt,  masked man,  videotape,  hypodermic needle,  injection,  product placement,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  danger,  truck,  toilet,  ambulance,  ambush,  f word,  interrogation,  tears,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  rescue,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  crying,  pistol,  husband wife relationship,  gun,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Cube (1997) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cube (1997)

Six different people, each from a very different walk of life, awaken to find themselves inside a giant cube with thousands of possible rooms. Each has a skill that becomes clear when they must band together to get out: a cop, a math whiz, a building designer, a doctor, an escape master, and a disabled man. Each plays a part in their thrilling quest to find answers as to why they've been imprisoned. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:single set production,  lifting female in air,  locked in a room,  psychological thriller,  burnt face,  minimal cast,  blood on shirt,  one day,  barefoot,  lifting someone into the air,  sociopath,  die hard scenario,  trap,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambush,  survival,  f word,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  urination,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  title spoken by character,  blood,  police,  murder,  death

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The Score (2001)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Score (2001)

Nick Wells, a professional criminal, decides to leave the business for good, since he nearly got caught on his last job. His plan is to live in peace with his girl Diane, running his Montreal jazz club. Soon afterward, Max, his good friend and financial partner, comes along with an offer Nick can't refuse: A historical and priceless French scepter has been discovered while being smuggled into the country. It is now under massive surveillance in the Montreal Customs House, and soon to be returned to France. Nick has to team up with Max's man inside, the young, talented and aggressive thief Jack Teller to get the precious item. Only one question remains: Who will trick whom out of their share? (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  money
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:thief
Story:home invasion,  surveillance camera,  safecracker,  ski mask,  safe,  burglary,  burglar,  laser,  swat team,  security camera,  breaking and entering,  basement,  race against time,  organized crime,  park,  flashlight,  foot chase,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  neo noir,  rain,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  title spoken by character

Nick Of Time (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Nick Of Time (1995)

Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones. Pretending to be cops, Smith and Jones kidnap Lynn and confront Gene with a simple choice -- kill California governor Eleanor Grant in 90 minutes or less, or Lynn will die. Watson is given a gun, six bullets, and a name tag, and he is told to go to the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and kill Eleanor, who is giving an afternoon speech. While Jones is watching Lynn in a van, Smith watches Watson in order to prevent Watson from alerting the authorities. Watson must quickly find some way to get himself and Lynn out of this seemingly impossible situation. This is why Nick Of Time (1995) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen,  elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:home,  psycho thriller,  psychological torture,  cat and mouse,  female victim,  hitchcockian,  psychological thriller,  one day,  security camera,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  manipulation,  race against time,  product placement,  key,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  toilet,  video camera,  foot chase,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  pistol,  photograph,  gun,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence

New Jack City (1991)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  sadism,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Characters:hostage,  policeman
Story:home invasion,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  safecracker,  ski mask,  rainstorm,  safe,  swat team,  security camera,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  manipulation,  lightning,  organized crime,  danger,  child in peril,  tied to a chair,  basketball,  ambush,  flashlight,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  telephone,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  shooting,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  husband wife relationship,  police,  violence,  gun,  blood,  murder,  death

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Stolen (2012) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Stolen (2012)

In New Orleans, the notorious bank thief and family man Will Montgomery steals $10m with his partners Vincent, Riley Jeffers and Hoyt. However, he has an argument with Vincent in the runaway and Hoyt leaves Will behind. He tries to flee but the FBI agent Tim Harlend organizes a manhunt and Will is captured, but he burns the stolen money to get rid of the evidence against him. Eight years later, Will leaves the prison and he goes to the house of his teenage daughter Alison Loeb, who has issues against him. Alison leaves Will alone in a coffee shop and takes a cab to go to a session with her shrink. However, a couple of minutes later, Will receives a phone call from Vincent, who is presumed dead, telling that he has abducted Alison and will kill her unless he receives the $10m of the last robbery. Now Will has twelve hours to find a way to rescue his daughter from the hands of the psychopath Vincent. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  redemption,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:thief,  hostage,  teenager
Story:person on fire,  safecracker,  power outage,  swat team,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  syringe,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  injection,  race against time,  foot chase,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  rescue,  urination,  blood splatter,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  teenage girl,  pistol,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  violence,  police,  blood,  murder,  death

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  redemption,  betrayal,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:woman,  psychological manipulation,  home,  woman in jeopardy,  threatened with a knife,  death threat,  female warrior,  swat team,  security camera,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  silencer,  manipulation,  tough girl,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  danger,  child in peril,  truck,  tied to a chair,  ambush,  foot chase,  manhattan new york city,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  panic,  surveillance,  sadism,  brutality,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen,  elevator
Characters:engineer,  thief,  hostage
Story:psychological manipulation,  home invasion,  organized crime,  psychological torture,  person on fire,  threatened with a knife,  conscience,  mind game,  burnt face,  robber,  death threat,  power outage,  masked man,  swat team,  lifting someone into the air,  sociopath,  falling down stairs,  silencer,  die hard scenario,  manipulation,  race against time,  attempted murder,  key,  danger,  child in peril,  truck,  tied to a chair,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  police officer,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  police,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  blood,  death,  murder,  violence

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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

A "story inside a story," in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second element follows the actual manuscript, called "Nocturnal Animals," which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself. This is why Nocturnal Animals (2016) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  sadism,  redemption,  brutality,  divorce,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:hostage,  teenager
Story:woman in jeopardy,  heavy rain,  psychological thriller,  sociopath,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  manipulation,  danger,  child in peril,  toilet,  woman,  f word,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  cell phone,  teenage girl,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  murder,  gun,  violence,  police,  blood

Allegiant (2016) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage,  teenager
Story:spiral staircase,  heavy rain,  stabbed in the neck,  female warrior,  strong female lead,  laser,  security camera,  falling down stairs,  strong female character,  injection,  manipulation,  tough girl,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  ambush,  foot chase,  survival,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  rain,  female protagonist,  beating,  teenage girl,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape,  torture,  revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:threatened with a knife,  security system,  female hero,  one day,  power outage,  female warrior,  home,  laser,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  syringe,  eyeglasses,  die hard scenario,  injection,  tough girl,  race against time,  product placement,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  foot chase,  survival,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  rain,  female protagonist,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder

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Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  sadism,  redemption,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:home invasion,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  lifting female in air,  seizure,  blood on shirt,  stabbed in the neck,  pills,  swat team,  hypodermic needle,  sociopath,  medicine,  injection,  long take,  race against time,  product placement,  attempted murder,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  child in peril,  truck,  flashlight,  foot chase,  survival,  f word,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  police,  gun,  blood,  murder,  death,  violence

Green Room (2015)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

Green Room (2015)

A band straying into a secluded part of the Pacific Northwest stumbles onto a horrific act of violence. Because they are the only witnesses, they become the targets of a terrifying gang of skinheads who want to make sure all the evidence is eliminated.

Themes:panic,  brutality,  theft,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage,  policeman,  teenager
Story:threatened with a knife,  duct tape,  one day,  stabbed in the neck,  power outage,  female warrior,  hypodermic needle,  sociopath,  die hard scenario,  injection,  tough girl,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  ambush,  flashlight,  survival,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  photograph,  violence,  murder,  police,  blood,  death

Don't Breathe (2016) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

Don't Breathe (2016)

Rocky, a young woman wanting to start a better life for her and her sister, agrees to take part in the robbery of a house owned by a wealthy blind man with her boyfriend Money and their friend Alex. But when the blind man turns out to be a more ruthless adversary than he seems, the group must find a way to escape his home before they become his latest victims. This is why Don't Breathe (2016) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  money,  robbery,  escape,  torture,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:thief
Story:home,  psycho thriller,  home invasion,  robbery gone awry,  security system,  cat and mouse,  dragging a body,  hitchcockian,  minimal cast,  safe,  burglary,  breaking and entering,  trap,  basement,  long take,  woman,  foot chase,  f word,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  shot in the head,  urination,  blood splatter,  beating,  pistol,  death,  blood,  murder

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Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  redemption,  deception,  escape,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage
Story:floor safe,  home invasion,  surveillance camera,  threatened with a knife,  power outage,  tough girl,  race against time,  shot in the forehead,  tied to a chair,  ambush,  foot chase,  cleavage,  f word,  interrogation,  dead body,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  female protagonist,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  f rated,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Shallow Grave (1994)
Crime, Thriller

Shallow Grave (1994)

The new flatmate of three preexisting roommates turns up mysteriously dead but in possession of a large sum of money. When the roommates decide to keep it for themselves, their action sets in motion a destructive chain of events that spiral out of control.

Themes:greed,  robbery,  torture,  drinking,  betrayal,  money
Locations:bathtub
Characters:policeman
Story:circular staircase,  spiral staircase,  tool,  stabbed in the neck,  barefoot,  eyeglasses,  key,  bath,  video camera,  flashlight,  newspaper,  telephone,  dead body,  drink,  punched in the face,  urination,  beating,  photograph,  blood,  violence,  murder,  police,  death

The Purge (2013)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Purge (2013)

In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity-including murder-becomes legal. The police can't be called. Hospitals suspend help. It's one night when the citizenry regulates itself without thought of punishment. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking. When an intruder breaks into James Sandin's (Ethan Hawke) gated community during the yearly lockdown, he begins a sequence of events that threatens to tear a family apart. Now, it is up to James, his wife, Mary (Lena Headey), and their kids to make it through the night without turning into the monsters from whom they hide. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Story:psycho thriller,  home invasion,  containment,  single set production,  security system,  cat and mouse,  one night,  minimal cast,  intruder,  one day,  power outage,  masked man,  nosebleed,  security camera,  die hard scenario,  basement,  attempted murder,  child in peril,  tied to a chair,  flashlight,  survival,  f word,  neighbor,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  rescue,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  title spoken by character,  murder,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  blood,  police,  death

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Chaos (2005) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Chaos (2005)

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  escape,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage,  policeman
Story:spiral staircase,  fire escape,  heavy rain,  ski mask,  power outage,  swat team,  videotape,  security camera,  syringe,  die hard scenario,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  injection,  ambulance,  ambush,  foot chase,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  shooting,  brawl,  shot in the head,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  rain,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  death,  police,  violence,  murder,  blood

Split (2016)
Horror, Thriller

Split (2016)

When three girls are kidnapped by a man with 23 different personalities, they have to work out which of those personalities will help them escape and which of those personalities will try to stop them. This is why Split (2016) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002).

Themes:escape,  panic,  surveillance,  brutality,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage,  teenager
Story:spiral staircase,  psycho killer,  psycho thriller,  woman in jeopardy,  heavy rain,  power drill,  locked in a room,  female victim,  psychological thriller,  power outage,  psycho,  security camera,  hypodermic needle,  sociopath,  basement,  injection,  attempted murder,  danger,  ambulance,  flashlight,  survival,  neighbor,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  rescue,  police officer,  serial killer,  neo noir,  cell phone,  teenage girl,  knife,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

Armored (2009)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Armored (2009)

The war veteran, Ty Hackett, is hired to work as security guard by the Eagle Shield Security where his old friend Mike Cochroone works. Ty is having financial difficulties after the death of his father, and is raising his brother Jimmy alone. He teams up with Mike's brother-in-law, Baines, and their coworkers Quinn, Palmer and Dobbs. One night, Mike invites Ty to join in the robbery of two armored trucks transporting forty-two million dollars. The reluctant Ty accepts after Mike promises that nobody would be hurt in the heist. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  greed,  robbery,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage
Story:home invasion,  robbery gone awry,  person on fire,  dragging a body,  blood on shirt,  looking at self in mirror,  masked man,  die hard scenario,  trap,  flashlight,  foot chase,  held at gunpoint,  punched in the face,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  beating,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  murder,  blood,  death

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Hung Fan Kui (1995)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Hung Fan Kui (1995)

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... (Read More)

Themes:greed,  robbery,  deception,  escape,  torture,  revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:spiral staircase,  home invasion,  threatened with a knife,  blood on shirt,  extortion,  falling down stairs,  silencer,  product placement,  organized crime,  park,  child in peril,  ambush,  foot chase,  manhattan new york city,  neighbor,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  rain,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  new york city,  death,  police,  blood,  murder,  violence

American Assassin (2017) is one of the best movies like Panic Room (2002)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  sadism,  redemption,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  money,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bathtub
Characters:engineer,  hostage
Story:gas explosion,  threatened with a knife,  female warrior,  sociopath,  silencer,  long take,  tough girl,  race against time,  attempted murder,  organized crime,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  tied to a chair,  ambush,  flashlight,  foot chase,  f word,  interrogation,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  photograph,  violence,  blood,  murder,  death

Harry Brown (2009)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Harry Brown (2009)

In England, retired Royal Marine Harry Brown spends his lonely life between the hospital, where his beloved wife Kath is terminally ill, and playing chess with his only friend Leonard Attwell in the Barge pub owned by Sid Rourke. After the death of Kath, Len tells his grieving friend that the local gang is harassing him and he is carrying an old bayonet for self-defense; the widower suggests him to go to the police. When Len is beaten, then stabbed to death in an underground passage, Inspector Alice Frampton and her partner Sergeant Terry Hicock are sent to investigate. They pay Harry a visit but don't have good news; the police have not found any other evidence, other than the bayonet, in order to arrest the hoodlums. This mean that should the case go to trial the gang would claim self-defense. Harry Brown sees that justice will not be granted and decides to take matters into his own hands. (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  brutality,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:hostage
Story:man hits a woman,  heavy rain,  threatened with a knife,  blood on shirt,  swat team,  hypodermic needle,  sociopath,  injection,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  shot in the forehead,  tied to a chair,  basketball,  ambulance,  ambush,  f word,  interrogation,  psychopath,  held at gunpoint,  shooting,  rescue,  shot in the head,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  beating,  cell phone,  fire,  pistol,  knife,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  gun,  blood,  death,  murder,  police,  violence

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