Press the button and get a million dollars, but someone whom you don't know will die. This is the offer given to Norma and Arthur, an ordinary decent couple played by Cameron Diaz and James Marsden, by the mysterious Arlington Steward (Frank Langella).
In the premiere of this comedy about a disgraced Wall Street whiz kid who slinks back to his parents' house, Josh Franklin (Chris Gethard) vows to recoup his father's squandered retirement fund with help from an old friend and a former teacher. Meanwhile, Josh discovers his younger brother is not the model child he appears to be.
Eleven-year old computer whiz-kid Preston Waters is handed a blank cheque by a gang of criminals, which he promptly cashes for a million dollars. Preston then takes off on a shopping spree, buying every computer and video game under the US sun, unaware that his unwilling benefactors are in hot pursuit, closely followed by the FBI.
Stan is a New York cop who's solved a gruesome case of serial murders. Then similar murders begin - the bodies are elaborately displayed using early film making equipment in the tableau or the killer leaves clues for a full artistic effect. It soon becomes a race to prevent the next killing - someone close to Stan.
Adam is a lonely, 13-year-old who spies a beautiful woman in the house opposite. She's a confidante of President Kennedy and an friendship blossoms between her and Adam. But her past catches up with her and they find themselves enmeshed in the intrigue leading to the assassination of the President.
After the president of the United States dies in office, the country's favorite First Lady, Tess Carlisle (Shirley MacLaine), retires to her sleepy Ohio hometown. An ambitious, dedicated agent who served in the Carlisle White House, Doug (Nicolas Cage) now heads the seven-man Secret Service detail guarding Tess.
It's a new day for law and order. Jeremy Sisto joins the cast as the unorthodox and unapologetic Detective Cyrus Lupo, Jack McCoy moves up to become District Attorney and Michael Cutter takes his place as Executive Assistant District Attorney. Egos and tactics clash and cases and investigators are pushed to the limits. If anything is certain, It's that justice will never be the same.
A couple receive a simple wooden box as a gift. Later a stranger shows up to deliver the message that if they press a button on the box they'll get $1million. But someone, somewhere will die. The couple need money, so will they box clever? Will they press the button or not?