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Mixed or average reviews - based on 24 Critics

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Mixed or average reviews- based on 113 Ratings

Summary: 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. But, 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.
Runtime: 115 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some violence and disturbing images.
Production: Lin Pictures
Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Feb 23, 2010
Director Credit
Richard Kelly Director
Writer Credit
Richard Kelly Screenplay
Richard Matheson Short Story "Button, Button"
Principal Cast Credit
Cameron Diaz Norma Lewis
Frank Langella Arlington Steward
James Marsden Arthur Lewis
Cast Credit
Celia Weston Lana Burns
Deborah Rush Clymene Steward
Gillian Jacobs Dana
Holmes Osborne Dick Burns
Ian Kahn Vick Brenner
James Rebhorn Norm Cahill
John Magaro Charles
Kevin Robertson Wendel Matheson
Lisa K. Wyatt Rhonda Martin
Mark S. Cartier Martin Teague
Michele Durrett Rebecca Matheson
Sam Oz Stone Walter Lewis
Producer Credit
Dan Lin Producer
Kelly McKittrick Producer
Paris Kasidokostas Latsis Executive Producer
Richard Kelly Producer
Sean McKittrick Producer
Sue Baden-Powell Executive Producer
Ted Field Executive Producer
Ted Hamm Executive Producer
Terry Dougas Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: