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  • What a shame that Kelly's pacing doesn't run as fast as his imagination. Instead of sweeping you along, The Box just sits there like something unclaimed at lost and found. Damaged goods. show more

  • An artistic fiasco that cuts across genre lines and all logic to become, perhaps, an instant midnight movie. show more

  • This movie kept me involved and intrigued, and for that I'm grateful. I'm beginning to wonder whether, in some situations, absurdity might not be a strength. show more

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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!