Gamebox 1.0

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Gamebox 1.0
Directed byDavid Hillenbrand
Scott Hillenbrand
Produced byShauna Shapiro Jackson
Bruce Livingston
Rick Tucker
John Coven
Ashley R. Friedman
David Hillenbrand
Scott Hillenbrand
David A. Jackson
Albert Miniaci
Written byPatrick Casey
Worm Miller
David Hillenbrand
Scott Hillenbrand
StarringNate Richert
Danielle Fishel
Patrick Kilpatrick
Patrick Renna
Distributed byLionsgate
Release date
  • 2004 (2004)
Running time
83 minutes

Gamebox 1.0 is a 2004 film starring Nate Richert and Danielle Fishel about a video game that traps the player inside it when started. The only escape is to win the game. It was directed by the brothers David and Scott Hillenbrand, who wrote it with Patrick Casey and Worm Miller. It was released on DVD in the United States on April 10, 2007.


Charlie Colburn (Nate Richert) is a video game tester with a troubled past. One day he receives a new console to test in the mail. This video game system, the Gamebox 1.0, is like no other system he's seen before, by tapping into the cerebral cortex of the brain, it literally immerses the player in a virtual reality world. The game draws on his memories so the heroine is modeled after his dead girlfriend (Danielle Fishel) and the villain is the dirty cop (Patrick Kilpatrick) who murdered her. He has to play through three different games to win: Crime Spree, Zombie Land and Alien Planet. The only catch is, if Charlie doesn't win this game it will cost him his life.

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