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The Maze Runner (2014)

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Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.

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Thomas wakes up in an elevator, remembering nothing but his own name. He emerges into a world of about 60 teen boys who have learned to survive in a completely enclosed environment, subsisting on their own agriculture and supplies. A new boy arrives every 30 days. The original group has been in "The Glade" for three years, trying to find a way to escape through the Maze that surrounds their living space. They have begun to give up hope. Then a comatose girl arrives with a strange note, and their world begins to change. There are some great, fast-paced action scenes, particularly those involving the nightmarish Grievers who plague the boys. Written by KelseyJ

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, including some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$32,512,804 (USA) (19 September 2014)

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$102,413,606 (USA) (23 January 2015)
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Trivia

In the books, the Gladers all know their names when they first come up. It doesn't take a few days to come to them. See more »

Goofs

Even though it is discussed that the Gladers have tried "everything" to escape, one thing isn't that hard to try. Build a ladder. The glade is filled with trees, which means plenty of wood to build a ladder, or some other such structure against the wall, to get out. Nothing in the movie is shown to keep them from doing this, yet it isn't done. See more »

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Gally: Things are changing. There's no denying that. First Ben gets stung in broad daylight. And then Alby. And now our Greenie here, has taken it upon himself to go into the maze. Which is a clear violation of our rules here.
Frypan: Yeah... but, he saved Alby's life.
Gally: Did he? For three years, we have coexisted with these things. And now, you've killed one of them. who knows what that could mean for us.
Newt: Well, what do you suggest we do?
Gally: He has to be punished.
Newt: Minho. You were there with him, what do you think?
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Followed by Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2017) See more »

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3 December 2014 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

"The Maze Runner" (2014) is very well paced, directed and crafted motion picture. It's a very compelling sci-fi, which tells very interesting and involving story. Although the main structure of "The Maze Runner" will probably look familiar if you have seen more then 100 movies in your life, it's still expertly paced and done so you will be glued to your screen for the whole ride.

Overall, "The Maze Runner" is not to be missed one if you like sci-fi movies, which are good crafted and tells interesting stories. It's not revolutionary good, but it does a very good job for a one evening viewing. I will look forward for sequels.


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