While investigating the death of a local doctor, a brave police officer called Jack Sack uncovers a legend about a supernaturally-cursed, silver box circulating throughout New York. As soon as anyone opens the box, they will find a key. Also, he or she has exactly 31 days left to live. The doomed few appear to be ordinary people during day to day life, but when photographed, they look translucent. After the investigation, Jack decides to head out to the his precinct because that’s where the silver box is locked up. It’s locked up in a precinct because cops couldn’t allow another individual to pass. Jack gets hold of the box, refusing to believe the superstition. As soon as he gets a hold of the box, he opened it without fear. He gets a hold of the big black key inside. When he does this a collage of images flash into his mind: Jack walking down the street and getting shot, an old newspaper headline about a drunk driving accident with Jack dying, an abandoned house that nobody has entered for years. Jack then takes the key inside the box and puts it in his pocket. He heads Home with the box and takes a nap. He then wakes up to strange noises of a little girl laughing. He wakes up and sees a little girl right in front of him (her back facing him). She’s just laughing. Jack attempts to get up, but he can’t feel any part of his body. He can’t get up. At this moment, the girl turns around. She has no eyes. No nose. No ears. Just dark hair and a mouth. She comes close to Jack and says,” 31 days.” She then disappears right in front of his eyes. Jack can move now.
When Jack notices he can’t move parts of his body at times, he realizes that the curse of the silver box is true and calls in his ex-girlfriend, a private detective called Michelle Banks, to help.
Michelle examines the box (after Jack already opened it and took out the key) and willingly submits herself to the curse. She notices a different type of key. Her key is small and white. She finds that the same visions flash before her eyes. She joins the queue for a supernatural death. Michelle leaves Jack’s place and gets in her car. As she’s driving home she stops at a read light. She notices 2 individuals dressed all in black with a poster. They’re crossing the street, but stop right in front of her car. She makes out the letters on the poster. “31 Days.” Michelle can’t move. She can’t give has. She can’t open the door. As soon as the light turns green, the individuals disappear right in front of her eyes and she can drive again.
Jack and Michelle talk it over again over the phone. They talk about their visions. The house. They notice that a house was at the end of both their visions. They notice that it looks familiar. They’ve seen it before. Jack mentions how it looks like the abandoned house 4 miles from his house. They agree to check it out the next morning.
Johnny and Michelle pursue a quest to uncover the meaning of the visions, starting with a search for the house. Will they be able to stop the curse before their time is up?