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Ready Player One (2018)

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When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Zak Penn (screenplay by), Ernest Cline (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tye Sheridan ... Parzival / Wade
Olivia Cooke ... Art3mis / Samantha
Ben Mendelsohn ... Sorrento
Lena Waithe ... Aech / Helen
T.J. Miller ... I-R0k
Simon Pegg ... Curator / Ogden Morrow
Mark Rylance ... Anorak / Halliday
Philip Zhao ... Sho
Win Morisaki ... Daito
Hannah John-Kamen ... F'Nale Zandor
Ralph Ineson ... Rick
Susan Lynch ... Alice
Clare Higgins ... Mrs. Gilmore
Laurence Spellman ... Lame Tattoo Guy (Reb)
Perdita Weeks ... Kira
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Storyline

In the year 2045, the real world is a harsh place. The only time Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) truly feels alive is when he escapes to the OASIS, an immersive virtual universe where most of humanity spends their days. In the OASIS, you can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone-the only limits are your own imagination. The OASIS was created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance), who left his immense fortune and total control of the Oasis to the winner of a three-part contest he designed to find a worthy heir. When Wade conquers the first challenge of the reality-bending treasure hunt, he and his friends-aka the High Five-are hurled into a fantastical universe of discovery and danger to save the OASIS. Written by Warner Bros.

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A better reality awaits. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ready Player One See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,764,050, 1 April 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$137,018,455

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$582,018,455
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film was scheduled to be released on December 15, 2017. It was pushed back to March 30, 2018, to avoid competition with Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017). See more »

Goofs

When Aunt Alice gives Wade the ultimatum that if he took her equipment again she would kick him out, she is kneeling next to his feet, even with the counter. When the scene cuts to behind her and she gets up, she is about five feet further away from him, past the counter. See more »

Quotes

Halliday: Maybe we should stop talking about it and start showing it. If you all want to reach under your seats, you'll find there's nothing there.
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There are no mid or end credit scenes or sequences. See more »

Connections

References Battlestar Galactica (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

I Hate Myself for Loving You
Written by Joan Jett and Desmond Child
Performed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (as Joan Jett and the Blackhearts)
Courtesy of Blackheart Records Group, Inc.
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It's a film, not the book
18 April 2018 | by AcruxasSee all my reviews

I read this book too, twice, and I Loved it. Ok I listened to the audio book version. However it took 16 hrs to listen to both times. Most films are only 2hrs long so you will never ever ever get a proper translation from book to screen in this case, it's just as simple as that. Bagging this film because of that fact is just silly. Instead, just be disappointed that they didn't realise the full potential of the story being made into a trilogy of films at-least but be thankful that one of your favourite fbooks made it to the big screen. With as much flack as he has taken, I think Earnest is true genius, from go to whoa. Very clever fella. Good for you champ. I'm still a fan mate :)


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