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6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps.

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Storyline

Six different people, each from a very different walk of life, awaken to find themselves inside a giant cube with thousands of possible rooms. Each has a skill that becomes clear when they must band together to get out: a cop, a math whiz, a building designer, a doctor, an escape master, and a disabled man. Each plays a part in their thrilling quest to find answers as to why they've been imprisoned. Written by <dadroog@hotmail.com>

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The Walls Are Closing In. See more »


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Rated R for some strong sci-fi violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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11 July 1998 (Netherlands)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 365,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$57,147 (USA) (11 September 1998)

Gross:

$489,220 (USA) (27 November 1998)
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The majority of this film was shot with a hand-held camera. See more »

Goofs

When they get Rennes back into the room after he has been shot in the face with acid, the smoke comes from behind his head and not his face, like it should. See more »

Quotes

Quentin: [talking to Holloway] You listen to me, woman. Every day I mop up after your bleeding heart. The only reason you even exist is because I keep you!. I know your type. No kids, no man to fuck you. So, you go around outraged, sticking your nose up other people's assholes. Sniffing their business.
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Senseless must see
14 May 2001 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie just doesn't make much sense and leaves the viewer with many questions. It has almost no special effects, the actors are unknown and the story can be told in two sentences. Yet, the atmosphere is tight and exciting. It is so tight, that I rate this movie as a must see!


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