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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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Maze Runner 2  »

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$61,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,316,510 (USA) (18 September 2015)

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$81,687,587 (USA) (8 January 2016)
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Trivia

In the books there was only one other maze with all girls and Aris. In the movie there were multiple mazes in comparison to the two in the books. See more »

Goofs

When Aris and Thomas are spying by crawling through the vent, Aris closes the hatch before entering the secret room. The movie doesn't explain how they return to their room, considering they would never reach the vent that is high above the floor. See more »

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[first lines]
Thomas' Mother: Remember... I love you. I love you, Thomas.
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Walkin' After Midnight
Written by Alan Block & Don Hecht
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How to make an entire book fandom hate you
11 September 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I am so unbelievably unhappy with this movie! The writer of the script has completely dissed the original most exciting plot from the books to some stupid ridiculous mainstream apocalyptic story.

None of this happens in the book. None of it makes sense. It's called "The Scorch Trials" as in trials from wickd. Not some stupid escape adventure! I was so excited for this movie and I'm going to be honest, I left the cinema fuming with anger. If you're going to create a movie based on a book, actually go by the book plot. Don't make you're own and expect everyone to be happy with it. I'm sure the writer of the movies just ticked off an entire fandom.


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