The Big Empty

The Big Empty is a 2003 comedy film directed and written by Steve Anderson. It stars Jon Favreau as a struggling actor with a bizarre request from his neighbor to deliver a suitcase that he cannot open. While there, he meets an unusual cast of characters, and starts to think this delivery might be more than it seems.


John Person is a struggling actor in Los Angeles who is $28K in debt. His neighbor Neely offers him $25K to take a gun and deliver a blue suitcase to "Cowboy" in Baker. Person initially refuses but accepts when Neely reveals he has detailed personal information on Person and raises the offer to cover his debts.