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Escape Room (2019)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 4 January 2019 (USA)
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Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.

Director:

Adam Robitel

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Bragi F. Schut (screenplay by) (as Bragi Schut), Maria Melnik (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Taylor Russell ... Zoey Davis
Logan Miller ... Ben Miller
Jay Ellis ... Jason Walker
Tyler Labine ... Mike Nolan
Deborah Ann Woll ... Amanda Harper
Nik Dodani ... Danny Khan
Yorick van Wageningen ... Games Master WooTan Yu
Cornelius Geaney Jr. ... College Professor
Russell Crous Russell Crous ... Charlie - Jason's Assistant
Bart Fouche Bart Fouche ... Gary - Ben's Boss
Jessica Sutton ... Allison - Zoey's Roommate
Paul Hampshire ... Hazmat One
Vere Tindale ... Minor Security Guard / Hazmat Two
Kenneth Fok ... Detective Li
Caely-Jo Levy Caely-Jo Levy ... Nurse
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Storyline

Six strangers are given mysterious black boxes with tickets to an immersive escape room for a chance to win tons of money. Being locked in several rooms with extreme conditions, they discover the secrets behind the escape room and must fight to survive and to find a way out.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Solve the Puzzle. Escape the Room. Find the clues or die.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for terror/perilous action, violence, some suggestive material and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

South Africa | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escape Room See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,238,172, 6 January 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,166,763, 14 January 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,666,763, 14 January 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Despite being called "Escape Room," singular, the characters in fact Escape from several rooms. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Escape Room (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Downtown
Written by Tony Hatch
Performed by Petula Clark
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment France SAS
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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A clever cross between Saw and Belko Experiment
4 January 2019 | by alesjonestraderSee all my reviews

I saw this film with my wife and in-laws - just a few days after we all went to a an actual "escape room". Astonishingly, everybody including myself was impressed with this film. You know you have a good movie when all generations of a family like it!

The acting was great - but more importantly this film had a great story. It never got boring. A very clever idea to combine aspects of the Saw films with modern escape rooms.

The only criticism I have about this film is that the twist at the end was a bit of a stretch - very difficult to swallow. But Overall - an excellent film.


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