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The Box

PG-13| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
A suburban couple, Norma (Cameron Diaz) and Arthur (James Marsden), face a moral dilemma when they receive a gift that bears irrevocable consequences. With the press of a button, their simple wooden box will bestow $1 million; however, a stranger somewhere else will die, at the same time. The box will be theirs for only 24 hours, and as time ticks away, Norma and Arthur confront the depth of their humanity as they consider their choices.

Cast: Cameron Diaz , James Marsden , Frank Langella , James Rebhorn , Holmes Osborne , Sam Oz Stone , Gillian Jacobs , Celia Weston

Director: Richard Kelly

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Science fiction

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Box (2009)

Release Date: November 6th, 2009|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • April 30, 2011 nf00000000090272
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    HORRIBLE MOVIE! I had no idea what was going on throughout the entire movie and it SUCKED. I love cameron diaz and james marsden but please, do not waste your time watching this crap movie!

  • March 12, 2011 .kowalski440mag
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    This movie would have been harder hitting by exposing human greed if the couple chosen for the alien experiment were selected randomly. However, after careful viewing I conclude the alien and his human helpers set up their human targets for failure. First the wife was told by an alien helper(administrator) that her scholarship was dropped. Next her husband didn't get the promotion to astronaut training school for dubious reasons. Definitely putting emotional and financial strain on the couple. Not a fair test of human character if you bat someone in the head and then push painkillers on them in order to force an overdose. Sounds like a sadistic alien to me.

  • December 15, 2010 edsdad97
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    Although I was a bit confused by the ending-left me hanging:; it was a very interesting movie!

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