Well of course they're going to push the button, cause otherwise there'd be no movie!
over 4 years
wasn't the stink people tried to make it. wasn't a great opus either.
over 6 years
Wrong from the start. Horrible acting spilled upon a ridiculous final act. Bad all around.
over 7 years
The first time I saw this I missed the first 15 minutes and loved it. Much better that way
The Box is a 2009 American psychological horror film based on the 1970 short story "Button, Button" by Richard Matheson, which was previously adapted into an episode of the 1980s iteration of The Twilight Zone. The film is written and directed by Richard Kelly and stars Cameron Diaz and James Marsden as a couple who receive a box from a mysterious man who offers them one million dollars if they press the button sealed within the dome on top of the box.
In 1976, Norma (Cameron Diaz) and Arthur Lewis (James Marsden), a financially strapped couple, wake to find a package on the doorstep. Inside the package is a locked wooden box with a button and a note that reads: "Mr. Steward will call upon you at 5:00 pm". Promptly at five, Steward (Frank Langella), a middle aged, facially disfigured man, arrives. He tells Norma that, if the button is pushed, he will give her one million dollars, but someone in the world, whom she does not know, will die. After much deliberation, Norma pushes the...