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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

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After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.

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The second chapter of the epic "Maze Runner" saga. Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD's vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all. Written by 20th Century Fox

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The maze was just the beginning


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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence and action, some thematic elements, substance use and language | See all certifications »

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18 September 2015 (USA)  »

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Maze Runner 2  »

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Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,316,510, 20 September 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$81,670,090

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$312,268,954
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Trivia

Hailee Steinfeld was up for the role of Brenda. See more »

Goofs

When they first meet Jorge, he asks them 3 questions: Where did you come from, Where are you going and How can I profit? Then a minute later he refers to Where did you come from? as question number 2. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Thomas' Mother: Remember... I love you. I love you, Thomas.
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Connections

Followed by Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) See more »

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One Way
Written by Daniel Heath and Philip Borhurst
Performed by and Courtesy of Daniel Heath
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Nice movie on so many levels!
22 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

To begin with, I have to let you know that I was not aware of the existence of any book before I saw the first and second movie. So, comments like "you ruined the book", etc. don't make sense to me.

I saw the first movie on a DVD and this one in the movie theater. For me it was pure entertainment for the entire duration of the movie! I liked the thrilling scenes and the chase from the zombie like people. At some points I could not help but thinking that it a PS4 game and at some point they would turn over the control of the actors to me and I would be left alone clicking on X or L1/R1 to run as fast as I can! I liked that but many may not like it. For me this was awesome!

The acting was OK, as expected and really similar to the first one. It's not like you wait to see an Oscar-winning performance there, right? I really enjoyed all the special effects and the amazing scenes from the cities that are crumbling and falling apart. The movie seemed a lot longer than it is. The action-packed and full story behind it, gave too much information and left me feeling really "full" after watching it and this was not because of the XXL pop corn that I ate!

I will go to the movies to see the third one, with excitement! And yes, it definitely is an "8" in its genre. "7" felt like a minimum, so I would easily give a "7.5" with pleasure! If you don't like this kind of post-apocaliptic stories, wait till it's out in DVD, don't spend money in the movies. If you do like them, go and see it, like yesterday!


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