Breaking In

Genre:  Thriller
Running Time:  88 min.
Release Date: May 11, 2018
DVD: August 7, 2018
Blu-ray: August 7, 2018
Digital: July 24, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 3.58
based on 70 votes and 18 reviews
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Cast: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Seth Carr, Ajiona Alexus, Levi Meaden, Jason George


When her father is mysteriously murdered, Shaun Russell (Gabrielle Union) drives her two children to spend the weekend at the house she grew up in, to prepare it to be sold. The house is large and fancy, with an impenetrable state-of-the-art security system. Or so she thought.

A man breaks in and takes her son and daughter hostage, but when another man attacks Shaun outside the house, she fights him off and takes him down. Returning to the house, she sees her two children are being held by the first man (Billy Burke) as a screen comes down and covers the window.

He reveals to Shaun that he's only one of several men who are in the house. He tells her they only want the money from the safe and if she and her kids want to survive, they'd better cooperate. Not willing to give up easily, she disables the lights and disappears from sight. Shaun quickly makes plans on how she's going to get her children out of this situation alive.

Director: James McTeigue
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Craig Perry, Will Packer, Gabrielle Union, James Lopez, Sheila Taylor
Screenplay: Ryan Engle
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  • 5 stars "Action packed, re-emphasized how strong, determined and cunning some women are. I highly recommend this movie, it was truly entertaining."
  • 5 stars "Excellent, good old-fashioned suspense movie!"
  • 5 stars "This Movie was Really Good yep! It was a great Thriller which had me hollering and screaming with different emotions! Gabrielle Union and the children were awesome! 10 stars in my opinion!!! 😍😍😍"