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PG-13| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary

When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D.  Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.  Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

Cast: Dylan O'Brien , Kaya Scodelario , Aml Ameen , Thomas Brodie-Sangster , Ki Hong Lee , Will Poulter , Patricia Clarkson , Blake Cooper

Director: Wes Ball

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

The Maze Runner (2014)

Release Date: September 19th, 2014|1 hr. 53 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • Aside from some uneven handling of the cast, Ball competently styles the action sequences throughout the film and capitalizes on his VFX expertise with pulse-pounding scenes tracking the Runners through the Maze battling Grievers. show more

  • For its first half or so, The Maze Runner tells a captivating tale of survival and weaves a potentially interesting mystery. Once its path become clear, however, you realize this is a puzzle you've worked out before. show more

  • Even if it doesn’t manage to be quite the "Hunger Games"-level hit its producers would clearly desire, it’s the best of the wannabes we’ve seen so far. show more

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  • September 12, 2014 beadpatterns
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    Drove an hour to see a sneek peek showing, packed house. I read the books, my date did not, and we both really enjoyed the film. The movie followed very closely to the book and was terrific!!

  • June 25, 2014 dmdevoe22
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    The book was awsome I hope its as good as the movie.

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