R | | Crime, Thriller
Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle.
Screenwriter Larry Cohen originally pitched the concept of a film that takes place entirely within a phone booth to Alfred Hitchcock in the 1960s. Hitchcock liked the idea, but he and Cohen were unable to figure out a plot reason for keeping the film confined to a booth. Once... ...
At least now you'll die with a clean conscience.
Stu: No, you're the one who's gonna fucking die.
When Stu is walking outside Mario's restaurant, his cigarette appears and disappears between shots.
The 20th Century Fox logo blends into the white clouds that open the film.
$15,021,088 (USA) (6 April 2003)
$46,566,212 (USA) (31 July 2003)
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