5.9/10
3,568
31 user 12 critic

The Kovak Box (2006)

Trailer
1:42 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ON DISC
ALL
A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

Director:

Daniel Monzón

Writers:

Daniel Monzón (screenplay), Jorge Guerricaechevarría (screenplay)
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

41 I (2012)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young man discovers a hole in the floor of a local motel that leads to yesterday.

Director: Glenn Triggs
Stars: Chris Gibson, Dafna Kronental, David Macrae
Haunted IV (2014)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

When Nick Di Santo learns that his father is not only alive but can possibly reveal the origin of his son's dark gift, he sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion he thought only existed in his childhood imagination.

Director: Victor Salva
Stars: Luke Kleintank, Alex McKenna, Anthony Rey
Malevolence (2003)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a mystery...until now.

Director: Stevan Mena
Stars: R. Brandon Johnson, Samantha Dark, Heather Magee
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An extraterrestrial has arrived on earth and it is up to the State to find out its motive, in the meantime, the interpreter has concerns.

Directors: Antonio Manetti, Marco Manetti
Stars: Ennio Fantastichini, Francesca Cuttica, Juliet Esey Joseph
Leave (2011)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Henry Harper is a successful novelist who has it all. But after surviving a recent trauma he finds himself haunted by a dream that terrifies him. Convinced that the only way to understand ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Celestino
Stars: Rick Gomez, Frank John Hughes, Vinessa Shaw
Alien Code (2017)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

After deciphering a message found in a satellite, brilliant cryptographer Alex Jacobs finds himself being stalked by government agents and otherworldly beings.

Director: Michael G. Cooney
Stars: Neil Arnote, Aaron Behr, Tate Birchmore
Lost Voyage (TV Movie 2001)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Twenty five years ago, the SS Corona Queen disappeared in the region known as, "The Bermuda Triangle". Now, it has returned. Seven people go on board to learn the truth behind her ... See full summary »

Director: Christian McIntire
Stars: Judd Nelson, Janet Gunn, Jeff Kober
Half Light (2006)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Rachel Carlson, a successful novelist moves to a small Scottish village to move on with her life after the death of her son. Strange things start to happen when she is haunted by ghosts and real life terror.

Director: Craig Rosenberg
Stars: Demi Moore, Henry Ian Cusick, Nicholas Gleaves
XII (2008)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.

Director: Michael A. Nickles
Stars: Emily Hardy, Mercedes McNab, Steven Brand
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The vampire myth is given a stylish 1960s treatment, where a human cop partners with a vampire cop to stop a vamp bent on creating a war between the two "separate but equal" races.

Director: Glenn Standring
Stars: Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Leo Gregory
Fractured IV (2016)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When Rebecca and Michael decide to take a weekend getaway and drive into the isolated countryside, they arrive at their cottage unscathed, but Rebecca can't help but feel like someone is watching.

Director: Jamie Patterson
Stars: April Pearson, Karl Davies, Louisa Lytton
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Willing
Stars: Edward Burns, Jennifer Ehle, Thomas Gibson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Hutton ... David Norton
Lucía Jiménez ... Silvia
David Kelly ... Frank Kovak
Georgia Mackenzie ... Jane
Gary Piquer ... Jaume
Annette Badland ... Kathy
Iván Morales Iván Morales ... Charlie
Colin Stinton ... Encargado Consulado
Nicholas Boulton ... Funcionario Consulado
Jeff Harding ... Gerente Sanatorio
Jorge Bosch Jorge Bosch ... Forense
Luis Callejo ... Encargado Cuevas
Daniel Strauss Daniel Strauss ... Médico Silvia (as Dan Strauss)
Molly Malcolm ... Psicóloga
Keith Bartlett Keith Bartlett ... Admirador
Edit

Storyline

A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You're trapped... and you don't even know it.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violent and disturbing content, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Spain | UK

Language:

English | Spanish | German

Release Date:

12 January 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Caixa Kovak See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€495,094 (Spain), 12 January 2007, Limited Release
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In the end credits the word "Psychologist" appears as "Phsycologist". See more »

Quotes

David: You said Jane didn't commit suicide.
Silvia: I know I did not jump through this window, but I don't know what really happened.
See more »

Connections

Features Arachnid (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Serial Blues
Written by Roque Baños
Performed by Isis Montero Expósito, Raúl Martínez Cathcart, Marcos Collado Fernández, Vicente Borrás Roig and Manolo Marí Riera
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A good movie
4 August 2007 | by finitodistampareSee all my reviews

I don't agree with some reviews here . Really this is a movie with an original screenplay that keep suspense throughout all the movie , something that so many Hollywood movies don't achieve even if they try . The music soundtrack is excellent, by Spanish composer Roque Baños, and Timothy Hutton does a fantastic job in this film. This is a good genre film and as that it fully achieves its goals. David Kelly does a fantastic job too in his role . The director is Daniel Monzón , previously a movie critic for Fotogramas magazine and this is his 3rd movie as a director . In resume , this movie don't pretend to be nothing but a genre movie. And as that it succeeds.


42 of 55 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 31 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Check Out What's Playing on IMDb Freedive

See what movies and TV series you can watch for free today, and visit IMDb Freedive for even more. Select any poster below to play the movie!

Find more things to watch



Recently Viewed