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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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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The man responsible for creating a real life escape room in Poland and who was charged with deliberately creating a danger of a fire that led to 5 teens being killed inside was named Milosz. In this movie, the name of the escape room operator went by Minos. However, it's more than likely that Minos here refers to the Greek mythological figure, first king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa who every nine years sent seven people into Minotaur's labyrinth. See more »

Goofs

When speaking with her roommate in the dorm room, Zoey pronounces Leonhard Euler's surname as "YOU-ler" rather than "OY-ler", a name any physicist or mathematician or student of those fields would know very well. See more »

Quotes

Ben Miller: This is the worst game of Twister ever.
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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 The Karate Kid (1984) 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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User Reviews

 
Kicking off 2019 with forgettable fun
4 January 2019 | by DrewzQuickReviewzSee all my reviews

As far as January releases go, it could be a lot worse than this. If you can accept the kind of film this is and it's cliche characters spouting often clunky dialogue, it's pretty enjoyable; despite that it's about ten to fifteen minutes too long. In fact, once everyone assembles in the first escape room and the plot gets going and the danger kicks in, it can be quite tense. The first three rooms are fun but the novelty starts to wear off along with patience for the story and some of it's characters as the movie drags on. Overall though, there's enjoyment to be had here among all the familiar cheese and predictability.


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Country:

USA | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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