The Box

The Box

115 mins | Thriller, Science Fiction | Sept. 17, 2009

Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. However pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world; someone they don't know. With just 24 hours to have the box in their possession, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.

The Box

115 mins | Thriller, Science Fiction | Sept. 17, 2009

The Box
Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million with the press of a button. However pressing this button will simultaneously cause the death of another human being somewhere in the world; someone they don't know. With just 24 hours to have the box in their possession, Norma and Arthur find themselves in the cross-hairs of a startling moral dilemma and must face the true nature of their humanity.
IMDb rating 5.6
Producers Warner Bros. Pictures, Radar Pictures, Media Rights Capital, Lin Pictures, Darko Entertainment
Original title The Box
Directors Richard Kelly, Dieter Busch, Crisoforo Aguilar, Maxine Bergen, Jason Altieri, Mark Carter
Writers Richard Kelly, Richard Matheson

Cast

Cameron Diaz

as Norma Lewis

James Marsden

as Arthur Lewis

Frank Langella

as Arlington Steward

James Rebhorn

as Norm Cahill

Holmes Osborne

as Dick Burns

Sam Oz Stone

as Walter Lewis

Gillian Jacobs

as Dana

Celia Weston

as Lana Burns

Lisa K. Wyatt

as Rhonda Martin

Mark S. Cartier

as Martin Teague

Kevin Robertson

as Wendell Matheson

Michele Durrett

as Rebecca Matheson

Ian Kahn

as Vick Brenner

John Magaro

as Charles

Ryan Woodle

as Jeffrey Carnes

Basil Hoffman

as Don Poates

Robert Harvey

as NASA Executive

Gentry Lee

as Chief Engineer

Andrew Levitas

as Black Op

Gabriel Field

as Waiter

Frank Ridley

as Detective Starrs

Daniel Stewart Sherman

as Police Officer #1

Matthew C. Flynn

as Police Officer #2

Patrick Canty

as Police Officer #3

Sam Blumenfeld

as Timothy

Kevin DeCoste

as Malcolm

Mary Klug

as Female Neighbor

Allyssa Brooke

as Suzanne Weller

Danielle Heaton

as Estelle

Michael Zegen

as Garcin

Rachael Hunt

as Inez

Cheryl McMahon

as Female 911 Operator

Evelina Turen

as Deborah Burns

Bill Buell

as Dr. Earl Stupe

Paul Marini

as Santa Claus

Donald Warnock

as Doctor Y

W. Kirk Avery

as Doctor Z

Don Hewitt Jr.

as Employee

Floyd Richardson

as Employee

David R. McDonough

as Employee

Rick L'Heureux

as Chase Employee

Nick Cairis

as Chase Employee

Robert Denton

as Chase Employee

Paul Locke

as Chase Employee

Danny DeMiller

as Chase Employee

Jenna Lamia

as Diane Carnes (voice)

Winstead Barnes

as NASA Executive (uncredited)

Greg Berney

as Drama Class Kid (uncredited)

Marie Brandt

as Cashier (uncredited)

Jodie Brunelle

as 911 Operator (uncredited)

Danny Carney

as Soldier (uncredited)

Danny Connelly

as Library Employee (uncredited)

William Conrad

as Self (voice) (uncredited)

John Curie

as Nosey Neighbor's Grandson (uncredited)

John E. Daniel

as Reporter (uncredited)

Paige Flannery

as Student (uncredited)

Keith Fluker

as Military Officer (uncredited)

Steve Flynn

as Guest at Wedding Reception (uncredited)

John Franchi

as Lurker (uncredited)

Jay Gates

as Reporter (uncredited)

Patrick Mel Hayes

as Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Benjamin Healy

as Bartender (uncredited)

Mark Hetherington

as Homeless Library Patron (uncredited)

Steven Howitt

as NASA Scientist (uncredited)

Jessica Knight

as NASA Employee (uncredited)

Jon Korzeniowski

as State Trooper (uncredited)

Sal Lizard

as Santa Claus (uncredited)

Tina Mann

as NASA Scientist (uncredited)

CJ McBath

as Photographer (uncredited)

Alex Milne

as Child at Bus Stop (uncredited)

Jason Mulcahy

as Edgy & Hip Family Guest (uncredited)

Roxanne Nichols

as Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Ed O'Keefe

as Norma's Abductor (uncredited)

Richard Pacheco

as Joel Reidy (uncredited)

Greg Paul

as NASA Engineer (uncredited)

Dan Perrault

as The Valet (uncredited)

Drew Rose

as Groomsman (uncredited)

Coley Speaks

as Employee (uncredited)

Vyvian B. Stevens

as Brainwashed Follower (uncredited)

Franz Strassmann

as Wedding Guest (uncredited)

David Struffolino

as NASA Rocket Scientist (uncredited)

Marc Vos

as Banquet Waiter (uncredited)

Jamie Christopher White

as Hotel Follower (uncredited)

Paul Williams

as Congressional Aide (uncredited)