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One man's life is thrown into turmoil by picking up a telephone in this claustrophobic thriller. Stu Shepard (Colin Farrell) is a brash, cynical, and self-centered public relations man who juggles a busy career with both a wife, Kelly (Radha Mitchell), and a mistress, Pamela (Katie Holmes). Stu steps into a phone booth on a busy New York street to make a call to Pamela without Kelly being the wiser, but as soon as Stu hangs up, the phone begins to ring. Curious, Stu picks it up -- and a stranger on the other end (voice of Kiefer Sutherland) informs him that if he hangs up the phone, he'll be shot. The red dot of an infrared rifle scope convinces Stu that the caller means business, and when another man tries to make his way into the booth, he's shot mere inches from Stu, calling the attention of the police. Captain Ramey (Forest Whitaker) naturally assumes that Stu was the killer, as Stu struggles to find a way to convince the police of what's happening before more lives are lost, without leaving the booth and putting his own life on the line. At one time proposed as a vehicle for Jim Carrey, Phone Booth was directed by Joel Schumacher, from a screenplay by exploitation icon Larry Cohen. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:April 4, 2003


Colin Farrell
as Stuart Shepard
Kiefer Sutherland
as The Caller
Forest Whitaker
as Captain Ramey
Radha Mitchell
as Kelly Shepard
Katie Holmes
as Pamela McFadden
Richard T. Jones
as Sergeant Cole
John Enos
as Leon
James MacDonald
as Negotiator
Josh Pais
as Mario
Paula Jai Parker
as Felicia
Tia Texada
as Asia
Keith Nobbs
as Adam
Domenick Lombardozzi
as Wyatt
Arian Waring Ash
as Corky
Tom Reynolds
as Richard
Dean Cochran
as Reporter
Troy M. Gilbert
as ESU Sniper
Colin Patrick Lynch
as ESU Technician
Dean Tarrolly
as Newscaster I
Dell Yount
as Pizza Guy
Julio Oscar Mechoso
as Hispanic Medic
Mia Cottet
as Lu Ann
Yorgo Constantine
as ESU Commander
Svetlana Efremova
as Erica
Richard Paradise
as ESU Guy
Billy Erb
as Lars
Tuan Shu Lan
as Korean Wife
Tory Kittles
as Reporter
Bruce Roberts
as Reporter
Tyree Simpson
as Doorman
Karara Muhoro
as Nigerian Vendor
Amy Kowallis
as Reporter
Seth Meier
as Officer McDuff
Mary Jo Randle
as Dispatcher
Maile Flanagan
as Lana


Joel Schumacher
Gil Netter
David Zucker
Larry Cohen
Matthew J. Libatique
Harry Gregson-Williams
Composer (Music Score)
Mark Stevens
Andrew Laws
Production Designer
Martin Whist
Art Director
Eli Richbourg
Associate Producer
Ted Kurdyla
Executive Producer
Justin Scoppa
Set Designer
Don Diers
Set Designer
Daniel Orlandi
Costume Designer
Sandi Figueroa
Costume Designer
Timothy Donohue
First Assistant Director
Dean Garvin
First Assistant Director
Glen Trotiner
First Assistant Director
Brian Emrich
Jeffrey Norvet
Camera Operator
Mark Hubatsek
Camera Operator
William Hayes
Camera Operator
Dan Kneece
Camera Operator
James J. Sabat
Sound Mixer
Michael A. Morongell
Sound Mixer
Andy Peach
Sound Mixer
Jay Meagher
Sound Mixer
Mali Finn
Mariana Grubbs
Scenic Artist
Mary Aaron
Key Make-up
Ken Teaney
Re-Recording Mixer
Jim Fredburg
Special Effects Coordinator
John Stuver
Dialogue Editor
Peter DiStefano
Musical Performer
Dennis Benatar
Production Supervisor
Sean Fogel
Production Coordinator
Shawn Kannelly
Foley Mixer
Troy M. Gilbert
Stunts Coordinator
Tim Walston
Special Effects Editor
Chris Navarro
ADR Recordist
Patricia Grande
Key Hairstylist
Sean Rowe
Foley Artist
Bruce Valdes
Scenic Artist
John Machione
Unit Production Manager
David Lucarelli
ADR Recordist
Douglas Dresser
Location Manager
Chic Daniel
Technical Advisor
Nathan Larson
Additional Music
Ted Kurdyla
Unit Production Manager
Susie Farris
Additional Casting
Marshall Garlington
Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Brook
Musical Performer
Gregg Edler
Production Coordinator
Dan Kneece
Steadicam Operator
Marc Streitenfeld
Music Editor
Eddy Collins
Location Manager
Merle Kessler
Dialogue Consultant
Martin Tillman
Musical Performer