A month before his 13th birthday, Jeremy Fink receives a mysterious wooden box in the mail with the words "The Meaning of Life-for Jeremy Fink to open on his 13th birthday." It has four locks, but the keys are lost. In order to find out what secrets lie within the box it's up to Jeremy and his best friend Lizzy to use their imaginations to search high and low throughout Manhattan for clues. Their adventure brings them from flea markets to corporate office buildings to science museums meeting wacky and interesting characters along the way. Each encounter unlocks a clue to bring them closer to finding out the contents of the box and ultimately discovering the greatest secret of them all! Based on the beloved book by Wendy Mass.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for some mild thematic elements
Did You Know?
Marian Seldes' final film. See more
When Jeremy and Lizzy go up the stairs at Oswald's house, Lizzy's bag changes to an orange bag that she has with her on another day. It happens again when they go down the stairs. See more
We have it all on video. You destroyed private property. Add breaking and entering, and you're working on a pretty serious rap sheet.
There was no breaking, and the door was unlocked. So, what's so bad about entering?
Stop it. Stop talking. I asked you not to get me arrested this summer.
Case of Keys
Written and Performed by James A. Slay (BMI) See more