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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Thomas
... Minho
... Teresa
... Newt
... Frypan
... Winston
... Aris
... Brenda
... Jorge
... Ava Paige
... Janson
... Carl (Masked Man)
... Dr. Crawford
... Mary
... Vince
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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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When Brenda and Thomas are underneath the building together, they come across the undead. When the undead awake, an alpha of some sort emerges behind them. In the award-winning PlayStation game, "The Last of Us," a Clicker, within the game, looks exactly like the alpha from the film. See more »

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Eight Gladers escape the Wicked Complex. Thomas, Teresa, Minho, Newt, Frypan, Winston, Aris, and an unnamed Glader boy. The same eight are chased by Cranks in the abandoned mall; yet only seven survive. The unnamed Glader boy is never seen again for the rest of the movie. You never see him get killed and no one ever mentions his name throughout the movie or seems to be concerned about his disappearance. Although, a shot of him being pulled away by Cranks during the mall chase can be seen in one of the movie's trailers. See more »

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[first lines]
Thomas' Mother: Remember... I love you. I love you, Thomas.
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Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Maze Runner (2015) See more »

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Walkin' After Midnight
Written by Alan Block & Don Hecht
Performed by Patsy Cline
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What the Hell…?
28 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

Short version: Read the book, but don't see the movie. OR, go see the movie, but don't read the book. Just DON'T do both.

Long version: There really are no words to describe how far away this movie was from the book. It was like going into a theater expecting to see The Terminator, and seeing Braveheart instead. Both great movies, but NOTHING similar about them. Besides the character names, lightening, and some sand, NOTHING, I repeat NOTHING about this movie resembled ANY part of the book. Nothing. I read the book in one day, two days before I saw this movie. I was so excited to see this fantastic book come to life, and I left sorely disappointed.

I'm not sure if the author of the book was involved at all in the decisions that went into the writing of this movie, but they completely bastardized, completely changed EVERYTHING about his story. Even the core motivation behind the 'who and the why' was different.

It simply was not the same story at all. I've seen many books made into movies and I'm familiar with the huge and often disappointing changes they inevitably make, but this was off the charts. I've never seen anything like it.

If you haven't read the books, then go see it. It was fun enough. But please don't bother if you enjoyed the original story; because it's a completely different one.


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