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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

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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They Are Dying to Play. 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

After the death of five Polish teenagers, killed by fire in a real-life tragedy which occurred within an escape room in Poland, the release date of the film was pushed back a few months in a number of countries out of respect for the girls who died. 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 opening credits feature the title "Escape Room" displayed in large letters alongside buildings much like the opening credits of "Panic Room" (2002) See more »


Soundtracks

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Written by Johnny Marks
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User Reviews

 
For what it is, it isn't bad
3 January 2019 | by dsayshi257See all my reviews

You could tell by the trailers that this isn't an oscar winning movie. It's a thrilling, fun, easy watch and for what it is, it's pretty good. The acting isn't bad, it's a pretty cliche story but it exceeded my expectations! It's not bad but it's not fantastic. If you're a fan of these types of movies, you won't be let down!


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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

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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