The Box

All you have to do is push the button.

The Box (2009)

ThrillerScience Fiction

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.

Director: Richard Kelly
Writer: Richard Kelly

Release Date: 2009-09-17
Status: Released
Run time: 115 min / 1:55
Budget: $30,000,000
Revenue: $33,333,531
Production Companies : Media Rights Capital, Lin Pictures, Darko Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures, Radar Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Cameron Diaz
Norma Lewis
James Marsden
Arthur Lewis
Frank Langella
Arlington Steward
Michael Zegen
James Rebhorn
Norm Cahill
Holmes Osborne
Dick Burns
Gillian Jacobs
Celia Weston
Lana Burns
Lisa K. Wyatt
Rhonda Martin
Michele Durrett
Rebecca Matheson
Allyssa Brooke
Suzanne Weller
Cheryl McMahon
Female 911 Operator
Jenna Lamia
Diane Carnes
Jodie Brunelle
911 Operator
Evelina Turen
Deborah Burns
John Franchi
Lurker (uncredited)


Directing Richard Kelly Director
Writing Richard Kelly Screenplay
Writing Richard Matheson Original Story
Editing Sam Bauer Editor
Art Alec Hammond Production Design
Production Suzanne Crowley Casting
Production Venus Kanani Casting
Production Mary Vernieu Casting
Art Priscilla Elliott Art Direction
Sound Win Butler Music
Sound RĂ©gine Chassagne Music
Sound Owen Pallett Music
Camera Steven Poster Director of Photography

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