• Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Release Date: September 18th, 2015

DVD Release Date: December 15th, 2015

PG-13 |2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary

Transported to a remote fortified outpost, Thomas and his fellow teenage Gladers find themselves in trouble after uncovering a diabolical plot from the mysterious and powerful organization WCKD. With help from a new ally, the Gladers stage a daring escape into the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with dangerous obstacles and crawling with the virus-infected Cranks. The Gladers only hope may be to find the Right Hand, a group of resistance fighters who can help them battle WCKD.

Cast: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen, Barry Pepper, Rosa Salazar, Lili Taylor, Patricia Clarkson

Director: Wes Ball

Genres: Science fiction , Thriller , Action , Adventure

Production Co: Temple Hill, Gotham Group

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Intense, Brooding, Survival, Escape, Revenge, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    John HazeltonScreen International

    With more action and less mystery, a returning director and main cast and a handful of sketchy new characters, The Scorch Trials makes for an efficient yet uninspiring sequel. show more

  • 20
    James RocchiTheWrap

    One of the most tedious apocalypses to come down the chute in recent years, this series gets lamer, and lazier, with each entry. The only ‘Trial’ offered by this film is the ordeal of watching it. show more

  • 40
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    The second installment, which reveals some of the reasons behind their imprisonment, lacks a similar sense of originality and urgency, undercut by overly familiar characterizations and dilatory pacing. show more

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