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Escape Room (2017)

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Six friends test their intelligence when an escape room they participate in takes a dark and twisted turn.

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Will Wernick

Writers:

Will Wernick (story by), Noah Dorsey (story by) (as Noah A.D.) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Evan Williams ... Tyler
Annabelle Stephenson ... Natasha
Elisabeth Hower ... Christen
Dan J. Johnson ... Anderson
John Ierardi ... Conrad
Kelly Delson ... Tabby
Iris Avalee Iris Avalee ... Hadlee
Darrel Cherney ... Detective Grate
Cathy Diane Tomlin ... Detective Spell
Cali Fredrichs ... Nurse
Lance Caraway Lance Caraway ... Homeless Man
David Hill ... Valet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Althoff Kevin Althoff ... Waiter
Emily Buchan ... Party Goer
Billy Flynn ... Victor
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Six friends test their intelligence when an escape room they participate in takes a dark and twisted turn.

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Will you survive? See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, language throughout, nudity and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Billy Flynn plays Victor in this movie, but on the TV show Days of Our Lives (1965) he plays the enemy to Victor Kiriakis (John Aniston, father of Jennifer Aniston). See more »

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Hello! Hello! Who's Your Lady Friend?
Written by Worton David and Bert Lee
Arranged by Crystal Grooms Mangano
Performed by Tony Galla
Courtesy of Groomsy Music
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Escape Room: Fails to deliver
6 January 2019 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

For some reason Escape Rooms seem to be a thing, and I don't just mean out in the real world. The fad has inspired film makers and across 2 years we've had at least 4 movies with them at the core and 3 of them were simply called Escape Room. Original stuff huh!

This is the second of four that I've watched, the first being from the same year and starring Skeet Ulrich/Sean Young. That one was a tad better than this effort.

For those of you unfamiliar with an Escape Room it's a tourist attraction where a group of people are locked in a room (Or series of) and have to look at their surroundings solving puzzles in order to escape within an assigned time.

Here we see a group of friends participate in one for someones birthday and the experience gradually goes from fun to lethal. Whereas the Ulrich movie was supernatural this goes in more of a Saw (2004) direction.

Though the concept is sound the execution is rather lacking. Sure it looks the part but the delivery and the threat is poorly paced and the characters are simply not likeable. They range from obnoxious to blatantly bad folk that you can't exactly cheer on.

To make matters worse the movie fizzles out at the end. I believe a finale can make a terrible film suddenly great or a great film suddenly terrible. This made an average film, even more average.

The Good:

Solid concept

A few interesting puzzles

The Bad:

Naff deaths

Culminates in very little


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2017 (Taiwan) See more »

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Escape Room See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Escape Productions See more »
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2.35 : 1
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