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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Parzival / Wade
... Art3mis / Samantha
... Sorrento
... Aech / Helen
... I-R0k
... Curator / Ogden Morrow
... Anorak / Halliday
... Sho
... Daito
... F'Nale Zandor
... Rick
... Alice
... Mrs. Gilmore
... Lame Tattoo Guy (Reb)
... 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 »


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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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29 March 2018 (USA)  »

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Ready Player One  »

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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, 5 July 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$582,018,455, 5 July 2018
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Trivia

The last rifle spawned by Artemis is a Lancer Assault Rifle with a chainsaw bayonet from the Gears of War games. See more »

Goofs

In one of the early scenes, during the reveal of the interior of Wade's secret van hidden under a bunch of crushed cars, he hooks up the battery while narrating about living with his aunt Alice and you can see a shadow cut across the light beam hitting his leg. The shadow doesn't completely clear the beam of light before it comes to a stop, still leaving shadow. In addition, a fully obscured van wouldn't have that much light coming in through the windows. See more »

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Parzival: Since most people spend most of their time in the Oasis, losing your shit means, well, losing your shit.
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Crazy Credits

The studio logos at the beginning of the movie run slightly faster than normal. See more »

Connections

References Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) See more »

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Midnight, the Stars and You
Written by Harry M. Woods (as Harry Woods), Jimmy Campbell (as James Campbell) and Reginald Connelly
Performed by Ray Noble and His Orchestra with vocal by Al Bowlly
Courtesy of RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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How could Ernest Cline green light this?
1 April 2018 | by See all my reviews

I went to see this movie with my boyfriend. I had read the book and he hadn't.

Let me start with saying to all those people who say that people who've read the books are whining that my boyfriend didn't like the movie whatsoever. Yes there are a couple of cool scenes. Yes there are some funny jokes. Yes the CGI looks amazing.

But oh my lord what happened?

What happened to all the smart dialogue and puzzle solving? What happened to the cool and funny references? And oh my god what happened to the plot?

I'm aware that it can be difficult to transfer a book to a movie but come on. Nothing besides the characters names were similar to the book. The plot is very Hollywood and stiff.

It's nothing you haven't seen before. Hollywood unfortunately got the best of this one.


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