5.0/10
415
12 user 5 critic

The Box (2003)

When Frank comes out of prison, and meets Marie, it's a start of a new life, until she accidentally kills her abusive night club owner-ex. Frank helps burying him, when they discover a box, which turns their life upside down.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Box II (2007)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.

Director: A.J. Kparr
Stars: Yul Vazquez, A.J. Buckley, Gabrielle Union
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley (played by UFC champion Bas Rutten), enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Barbet
Stars: Michael Rooker, Bas Rutten, Dana Lee
Action | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.

Director: Kristine Peterson
Stars: Yvonne Farrow, Nicholas Cascone, Ray Baker
Newsbreak (2000)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A reporter risks his life to get to the bottom of a stack of lies, corruption and murder surrounding the opening of a local power plant.

Director: Serge Rodnunsky
Stars: Michael Rooker, Judge Reinhold, Robert Culp
Table One (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Four successful New Yorkers in their 40s open a restaurant together to meet women. Their plans hit a snag when they discover the money they received from their investors might be dirty.

Director: Michael Bregman
Stars: Amanda Aardsma, Henree Alyse, Stephen Baldwin
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A demon is summoned to take the soul of a young boy who has the potential to become a saint. By doing this he will open a doorway to hell and destroy the world.

Director: Jamie Dixon
Stars: Michael Rooker, Leslie Hope, Shawn Thompson
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The legendary Ojibwa Chief is sent by the great spirit to lead his people.

Director: Jeffrey Shore
Stars: Graham Greene, Litefoot, Irene Bedard
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An FBI Agent (Michael Rooker) and a female cop (Diane DiLascio) join forces to stop renegade cops who are offing the bad guys. Robert Patrick is the leader of the renegades and Louis ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Kunert
Stars: Michael Rooker, Robert Patrick, Diane DiLascio
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Dora Baker
...
...
Steve
...
...
...
Detective Stafford
...
Detective Miller
...
Joe
...
Mike Jennings
...
Rita
...
Dancer
Kfir Shoshan ...
Man at bar
Michael Corral ...
Butler
...
Bartender
Edit

Storyline

When Frank comes out of prison, and meets Marie, it's a start of a new life, until she accidentally kills her abusive night club owner-ex. Frank helps burying him, when they discover a box, which turns their life upside down.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 May 2003 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A Caixa  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Brad Dourif's T-shirts, refer to earlier movies he has been in. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Final Move (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Surprisingly original and well acted ............
30 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First off, "The Box" of the title doesn't appear until the final reel. Up to that point you will be enjoying some terrific performances by some very intriguing actors. James Russo is at the top of his game as a sympathetic con. Theresa Russell is sexy and somewhat mysterious as the femme. Brad Dourif is not instantly recognizable as Russo's pothead friend. Finally, Michael Rooker is very intimidating as the number one villain. The film has some sudden and not totally expected bursts of violence, and an ending that certainly is believable, if not totally satisfying. I give this one high marks, and consider it a well above average crime drama. - MERK


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?