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Release Date: April 4th, 2003

DVD Release Date: July 8th, 2003

R|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
A phone call can change your life, but for one man it can also end it. Set entirely within and around the confines of a New York City phone booth. "Phone Booth" follows a slick media consultant (Colin Farrell) who is trapped after being told by a caller -- a serial killer with a sniper rifle -- that he'll be shot dead if he hangs up.

Cast: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell, Katie Holmes, Richard T. Jones, Keith Nobbs, John Enos III

Director: Joel Schumacher

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: MDP Worldwide, Zucker Brothers Productions, Fox 2000 Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Rescue, Quest, Revenge, Tense, Wife, Gripping, 2000s, New York City

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  • A high-concept hostage drama of absolutely no value to anyone -- except maybe Bell Atlantic, whose titular street-corner pay phone is on screen for almost every agonizing frame. show more

  • Farrell is a dynamo. And Kiefer Sutherland, whose sniper role is essentially a voice on the phone, matches Farrell subtle shift for subtle shift. show more

  • Provides a reminder of the power of unadorned drama and language -- whole torrents of eloquent words -- in the service of a nifty idea.

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