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Escape Room (2019)

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Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms and must use their wits to survive.

Director:

Adam Robitel

Writers:

Bragi F. Schut (screenplay by) (as Bragi Schut), Maria Melnik (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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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 ... Gary - Ben's Boss
Jessica Sutton ... Allison - Zoey's Roommate
Paul Hampshire ... Hazmat One
Vere Tindale Vere Tindale ... Minos Security Guard / Hazmat Two
Kenneth Fok ... Detective Li
Caely-Jo Levy Caely-Jo Levy ... Nurse (as Caely Jo Levy)
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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.

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You're invited to play for your life. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Was the first U.S. nationwide theatrical film of 2019. The film's director, Adam Robitel, previously directed Insidious: The Last Key (2018), which was the first U.S. nationwide theatrical film of 2018. See more »

Goofs

The initial teaser puzzle room has a code door, where 4 numbers must be slid into place round a central square. If you look closely, you can see that every movable number (not just the correct ones) is on it's own track, separate from the others. This essentially means the puzzle can be solved without taking into account the clues, as no incorrect numbers can be put on the square's corners. See more »

Quotes

Ben Miller: Where'd she get all the scars?
Amanda Harper: Served in Iraq, asshole.
Ben Miller: Oh, so you've had military experience. So that makes you, like, a... a... psycho... Xena...
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Crazy Credits

The first parts of the credits are paired with a ball going through a maze while passing important objects in the film. See more »

Connections

References Rain Man (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Escape Room Theme
Written and Performed by Brian Tyler and John Carey
Remixed by Brian Tyler (as Madsonik) and Kill The Noise
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User Reviews

 
It's scary that some people are giving this 10/10
13 January 2019 | by thailerrhyneSee all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, the people who are saying "1 star, it's visual vomit" are being dramatic. But this movie is not good. It's beginning and half way point are somewhat decent. Plot wise I mean. Acting and visual effects are lacking in many areas. But the second half till the end is horribly executed. The fact that it sequel baits you hard at the end is also a little insulting. Save your money. Do a real escape room instead.


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Country:

USA | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escape Room See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,238,172, 6 January 2019

Gross USA:

$57,005,601

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$155,712,077
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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