Panic Button (2011)

Panic Button (2011)

GENRESHorror,Thriller
LANGEnglish
ACTOR
Scarlett Alice JohnsonJack GordonMichael JibsonElen Rhys
DIRECTOR
Chris Crow

SYNOPSICS

Panic Button (2011) is a English movie. Chris Crow has directed this movie. Scarlett Alice Johnson,Jack Gordon,Michael Jibson,Elen Rhys are the starring of this movie. It was released in 2011. Panic Button (2011) is considered one of the best Horror,Thriller movie in India and around the world.

Jo, Max, Gwen and Dave win the competition.Then they head off on an all expenses paid trip to New York, courtesy of the social network. As they board the private jet, they are asked to relinquish their mobile phones and take part in the in-flight entertainment - a new online gaming experience.

Panic Button (2011) Reviews

  • High concept attempt which just about makes it to the finish line

    AtlanticSwell2011-11-15

    As other reviewers have said this is low budget British horror with not a big name in sight. It's Social Network meets Saw on a private jet and most of the action (maybe 85 out of 92 minutes) happens in what is a claustrophobic and slightly greenish (?) space. But I take my hat off to the film-makers for going for a high concept piece. I enjoyed the final twist and found the characters right at the end immensely creepy. It did set my mind racing...I don't think the production values were that bad. Yes, the camera is clearly Hal 9000, but then I wonder if that doesn't say more about who put it there than anything else. I was waiting for one of the characters to make a reference to the Hal 9000 likeness, and to snigger more and make a joke of 'Dave'...but then... I think there's been a lot of over-positive reviews which is perhaps a tad suspicious from people who've only ever reviewed one film ie this one, and then a few really quite nasty ones. I think the truth lies somewhere in between. For something low budget this is fine: I think it'll gain traction when it hits the £3 DVD barrier. I like Brit horror and this is OK. 6 or 7 out of 10.

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  • OK ,if you like these types of movies ( low budget,horror)

    torost822011-11-11

    Typical thriller/horror with a modern twist. Basically low budget "Saw" with some modern plugins. If you like such movies ,maybe you will like this one. For a low budget movie its a good effort. The plot is in my opinion lacking, it leaves no room suspense to build up. Or to build any relationships between the characters or the viewer. Feels rushed. The story unfolds by itself, with little active choices. The noname actors give a good performance, trying to make the most of it. These other reviewers must be friends of the director or something giving it 10/10.

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  • Interesting

    BakuryuuTyranno2011-09-14

    Panic Button starts off with the winners of a social network's online competition boarding their private jet. But somethings odd - there's no flight attendants in sight, and an in-flight competition starts The questions are more than merely personal - whoever's behind it wants the contestants to confront the terrible aspects of themselves, having apparently found great knowledge through the internet. Should they cause trouble, a randomly-selected person from their "friends" list dies. Naturally these people aren't terribly likable but thats forgivable as their bad aspects being brought up is the main theme of the film. Its a very engaging movie. The only bad thing about the film was towards, a couple of twists were brought up, which didn't exactly work. Definitely worth watching though!

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  • Button pusher

    kosmasp2012-01-24

    "Interesting" as another reviewer put it. But kind of worn out too. You wish they'd actually care about the characters they write or portray. It feels very unnatural and very cliché (especially towards the ending) and does not really get you involved. And it started out so good. You have no idea who those guys and the tension gets almost unbearable at the beginning. But all that doesn't matter in the end. Because the movie throws any logic out the window (no pun intended) and tries to stick with a known formula. It doesn't work out that good for the movie. While not the worst movie, you have to be a fan of the genre to take the time to watch this.

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  • Too far fetched

    biXen2011-11-20

    A friend recommended this movie to me and since we both like the thriller genre I decided to give it a go. The movie is a bit like a mix of the B-movie Turbulence (which are so bad that they amuse me), Unbreakable and Saw, and the games Manhunt. The plot is about 4 people that win a competition where the prize is a trip to New York. When they get on the plane all hell breaks loose. Without spoiling anything I can say that there's a game they must play, and the game is made up of what they've done on a social network. The social network is facebook but they've obviously renamed it. The whole plot is far fetched but in a setting where it shouldn't be, the characters are unrealistic and the acting isn't that great in my opinion. I found myself not caring much about what the reason is for whatever happens because the characters weren't believable. Some of it is so stupid that I wish I could tell you without spoiling. I don't recommend it, watch a better movie.

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