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The Maze Runner (2014)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Thomas
... Alby
... Minho
... Chuck
... Newt
... Gally
... Frypan
... Teresa
... Ben
... Zart
... Winston
... Jeff
Randall D. Cunningham ... Clint
... Ava Paige
... Masked Man
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Storyline

Awakening in an elevator, remembering nothing of his past, Thomas emerges into a world of about thirty teenage boys, all without past memories, who have learned to survive under their own set of rules in a completely enclosed environment, subsisting on their own agriculture and supplies. With a new boy arriving every thirty days, the group has been in "The Glade" for three years, trying to find a way to escape through the Maze that surrounds their living space (patrolled by cyborg monsters named 'Grievers'). They have begun to give up hope when a comatose girl arrives with a strange note, and their world begins to change with the boys dividing into two factions: those willing to risk their lives to escape and those wanting to hang onto what they've got and survive. Written by KelseyJ/edited by statmanjeff

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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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19 September 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,512,804, 19 September 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$102,427,862

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$348,319,861
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The book features the "Glader's" own slang, including shank, shuck, klunk, greenie, slinthead, shuck-face, and a few others. The movie also has a few here and there. Will Poulter (Gally) and Ki Hong Lee (Minho) revealed their favorites; Will's being shank and Ki Hong's being shuck. See more »

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There are multiple times where the glade walls disappear, mostly anywhere near or in the woods. See more »

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[first lines]
Thomas: Hey! Hey! Help me!
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Great concept, mediocre execution
29 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

Wow, I really anticipated on this movie, suspense, action, the unknown, it all sounds very exciting. Now I must say that I have seen some very good movies and series round this theme that may influence my judgment, for example The Cube (1 - 3), Persons Unknown, Saw, etc. all have a person or group of persons who don't know how they get there or how to get away. How is it possible that those movies, some dating from 1997, are so much better then a 2014 movie? And being almost 2 hours long, how come so little happens in those 2 hours? Some reviewers already mentioned the contradictory and illogical elements in this movie, and yes, this does this movie, with such much potential, not much good, it's just annoying to see them not try what is so logic. The movie is entertaining, but leaves you very unsatisfied.


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