In the epic finale to The Maze Runner Saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary last city, a WCKD controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get the answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze. Will Thomas and the crew make it out alive? Or will Ava Paige get her way?
The WCKD busses have Colorado plates. The Last City in the movie is described in the book as being set in Denver. See more »
Paige tells Janson there are 28 immune kids left. Some scenes later, Teresa tells Minho that there are 28 kids left besides him. That would make the total 29. Either Paige or Teresa is wrong. See more »
Gally, why are you helping us? I put a spear through your chest.
Well... Nobody's perfect.
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The IMAX version did not have the scrawl version of the credits. Instead, they were flashed like a slideshow with a few seconds of black screen interval between each of them. See more »
Serenade for Strings in E Major Op. 22 - Larghetto
Written by Antonín Dvorák (as Antonin Dvorak)
Arranged by Jim Long
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation See more »
A Fitting Finale
I'm glad that the filmmakers still found a way to release The Death Cure and not go straight to digital/on demand. It's not that I think this trilogy is among the best post apocalyptic series nor did I really have an ounce of excitement going in, but after Dylan O'Brien had his accident and over 2 years of fans waiting, the ending is here.
If I'm being completely honest, The Death Cure actually served as a perfectly fitting end to an above average young adult series. I don't consider myself a fan per say, but if I was, I'm guessing I would absolutely love this film. It ties up loose ends and finds a way to close out the series in a surprisingly emotional send-off.
It's much different than say The Hunger Games, which ended the series on a completely sour and disappointingly safe note, The Death Cure takes some chances and didn't have the beat for beat moments I expected from a YA adaptation. O'Brien, who is shaping himself out to be a force in this business, provided another solid lead performance and he's surrounded by equally efficient turns from Kaya Scodelario, Aidan Gillen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, and Rosa Salazar. None of them take the material too seriously, something the Divergent series had a problem with, but they found a right balance of heart and humor.
It's far from perfect, and for those who don't appreciate a good YA adaptation every once in awhile likely won't find anything here to like, but The Death Cure was immensely better than I expected. Sometimes that's all you need a film to be.
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