In the wake of an unknown global terror, a mother must find the strength to flee with her children down a treacherous river in search of safety. Due to unseen deadly forces, the perilous journey must be made blindly. Directed by Emmy winner Susanne Bier, Bird Box is a thriller starring Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, and Trevante Rhodes.
Never Lose Sight of Survival
Did You Know?
The film is set in northern California, and several northern California cities are mentioned. Malorie and the children traverse the Smith River in Del Norte County, near the California-Oregon border. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the house where the survivors take shelter is in Monrovia, near Los Angeles, and most of the non-forest/river scenes were shot in L.A. See more
In the store, when someone starts knocking on the door to the loading bay, Douglas leaves the shotgun in his shopping cart. It's in his hands in the next shot. See more
[over the radio
We have a place, a compound. We have a community. It's safe here. How many of you are there? Are any of them children? Because, the fastest way to get here is by the river, and I don't think you could make it with kids.
Referenced in The Oscars
Piano Sonata No. 47 in B Minor, HOB. XVI: 32 - Il Menuet
Written by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performed by Ben Lester See more