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The Box

If there is no such thing as a free lunch, then there is surely no such thing as a no-strings-attached magic box that can grant you a million dollars. Yet when such a mysterious gift is placed in the hands of Norma and Arthur Lewis (Cameron Diaz and James Marsden), the temptation to take the money may prove greater than their concern for the consequences. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 116
Theater Release: 06 Nov 2009
Video Release: 16 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

The Box is rated PG-13: for thematic elements, some violence and disturbing images.

Director: Richard Kelly
Cast: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella
Studio: 2009 Warner Brothers Pictures
Website: Official site for The Box.

Detailed Review

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Why Is The Box Rated PG-13?

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