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The Maze Runner (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  19 September 2014 (USA)
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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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Storyline

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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El corredor del laberinto  »

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Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$102,413,606 (USA) (23 January 2015)
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The film was shot in 42 days. 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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Newt: Hell of a first day, Greenie. Here. Put some hair on your chest.
[Hands Thomas a glass of unfamiliar liquid]
Thomas: Oh my God! What is that?
Newt: I don't even know. It's Gally's recipe. It's a trade secret.
Thomas: Yeah, well he's still an asshole.
Newt: He saved your life today. Trust me, the maze is a dangerous place.
Thomas: We're trapped here, aren't we?
Newt: For the moment. But... You see those guys? There, by the fire.
[Points to 4 boys by the fire]
Newt: Those are the Runners. And that guy in the middle there, that's Minho, he's the ...
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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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