The Box

The Box (2009)

All you have to do is push the button.

  • Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 2009-09-17
  • User Rating: 5.6/10 from 1366 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: MRC
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Writing Richard Kelly Screenplay
    Directing Richard Kelly Director
    Production Richard Kelly Producer
    Production Sean McKittrick Producer
    Camera Steven Poster Director of Photography
    Editing Sam Bauer Editor
    Production Mary Vernieu Casting
    Costume & Make-Up April Ferry Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Donna Berwick Assistant Costume Designer
    Art Alec Hammond Production Design
    Production Ted Field Executive Producer
    Writing Richard Matheson Original Story
    Sound Goro Koyama Foley Artist
    Sound Andy Malcolm Foley Artist
    Crew Danny Aiello III Stunt Double
    Production Venus Kanani Casting
    Art Tracey A. Doyle Set Decoration
    Crew Nicholas Rich Stunt Driver
    Crew Judy Dickerson Dialect Coach
    Production Dan Lin Producer
    Production Carolyn Pickman Location Casting
    Production Sue Baden-Powell Executive Producer
    Production Sue Baden-Powell Unit Production Manager
    Camera James H. Pair III Dolly Grip
    Sound Don White Foley Recording Engineer
    Production Terry Dougas Executive Producer
    Sound Chris David Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Camera Dale Robinette Still Photographer
    Crew Blaise Corrigan Stunt Coordinator
    Lighting Hektor Stockton Electrician
    Production Suzanne Crowley Casting
    Art Priscilla Elliott Art Direction
    Sound Paul Tirone ADR Recordist
    Production Lindsay Graham Casting Associate
    Production Edward H. Hamm Jr. Executive Producer
    Crew Aaron Vexler Stunt Double
    Production Jessica Kelly Casting Associate
    Sound Christopher Eakins ADR Editor
    Sound Win Butler Music
    Sound Régine Chassagne Music
    Sound Owen Pallett Music
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    Production Stephen Gilchrist Production Executive
    Crew Ilyse A. Reutlinger Post Production Supervisor
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    Production Henry Jaderlund Extras Casting Assistant
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