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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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Wes Ball

Writers:

T.S. Nowlin (screenplay by), James Dashner (based upon the novel "The Scorch Trials" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dylan O'Brien ... Thomas
Ki Hong Lee ... Minho
Kaya Scodelario ... Teresa
Thomas Brodie-Sangster ... Newt
Dexter Darden ... Frypan
Alexander Flores ... Winston
Jacob Lofland ... Aris
Rosa Salazar ... Brenda
Giancarlo Esposito ... Jorge
Patricia Clarkson ... Ava Paige
Aidan Gillen ... Janson
Terry Dale Parks ... Carl (Masked Man)
Kathryn Smith-McGlynn ... Dr. Crawford
Lili Taylor ... Mary
Barry Pepper ... Vince
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maze Runner 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,316,510, 20 September 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$81,697,192

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$312,325,103
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

According to the commentary on the deleted campfire scene between Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and Newt (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), Thomas Brodie-Sangster came up with a line about how Thomas is the reason they're free and how they all have their roles to play, and even in The Glade he'd been told that he was The Glue that held everyone together, which is tattooed on his neck in the book, but not in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When WICKED storms the factory it is deep night. Thomas and Brenda escape and run around for a short time but when they emerge from the underground it is full daylight, indeed it looks like afternoon. See more »

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[first lines]
Thomas' Mother: Remember... I love you. I love you, Thomas.
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Alternate Versions

German theatrical version was cut by approx. 1,5 minutes to secure a "Not under 12" rating. See more »

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Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Maze Runner (2015) See more »

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Action heavy is the latest sequel of the M.R
25 October 2015 | by selvinterceroSee all my reviews

The sequel to the Maze Runner leaves a lot questions unanswered, but it delivers a slightly better film than the first one. Add to that the more characters this film introduces with more gender and race diversity.

The main pro and con of the sequel are its action and structure of the story. First, there is more action in this film than the first one and that makes the film more entertaining as it keeps the viewers invested in it. However, development of story will leave some viewers confused and fans unsettle as it feels like it's going from one place to another with few explanations.(Maybe gearing up for the last installment?)

Overall the M.R: Scorch Trials with its' pros and cons is worth a watch from fans and non fans alike.


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