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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

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After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.

Director:

Wes Ball

Writers:

T.S. Nowlin (screenplay by), James Dashner (based upon the novel "The Scorch Trials" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dylan O'Brien ... Thomas
Ki Hong Lee ... Minho
Kaya Scodelario ... Teresa
Thomas Brodie-Sangster ... Newt
Dexter Darden ... Frypan
Alexander Flores ... Winston
Jacob Lofland ... Aris
Rosa Salazar ... Brenda
Giancarlo Esposito ... Jorge
Patricia Clarkson ... Ava Paige
Aidan Gillen ... Janson
Terry Dale Parks ... Carl (Masked Man)
Kathryn Smith-McGlynn ... Dr. Crawford
Lili Taylor ... Mary
Barry Pepper ... Vince
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Storyline

The second chapter of the epic "Maze Runner" saga. Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD's vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all. Written by 20th Century Fox

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The maze was just the beginning


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence and action, some thematic elements, substance use and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maze Runner 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$61,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,316,510, 20 September 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$81,697,192

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$312,325,103
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Three actors from this movie - Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aidan Gillen, and Nathalie Emmanuel - appeared in Game of Thrones (2011) but did not meet until filming The Scorch Trials. See more »

Goofs

Eight Gladers escape the Wicked Complex. Thomas, Teresa, Minho, Newt, Frypan, Winston, Aris, and an unnamed Glader boy. The same eight are chased by Cranks in the abandoned mall; yet only seven survive. The unnamed Glader boy is never seen again for the rest of the movie. You never see him get killed and no one ever mentions his name throughout the movie or seems to be concerned about his disappearance. Although, a shot of him being pulled away by Cranks during the mall chase can be seen in one of the movie's trailers. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Thomas' Mother: Remember... I love you. I love you, Thomas.
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Alternate Versions

German theatrical version was cut by approx. 1,5 minutes to secure a "Not under 12" rating. See more »

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Featured in The Scorch Trials: Secrets of the Scorch (2015) See more »

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Fun to watch
27 October 2015 | by Aleksandar357See all my reviews

Lets face it. The Maze Runner films are not great. They are good, but not that good. While the film was fun to watch it was full of already seen scenes. Not really original. Director did a good job, not that bad. Screenplay could have been better. You expect to see some of the cool post-apocalyptic cities and landscapes, but you do not get enough of that. A lot of cliché moments in the film. Should have been a little shorter. Also there are some illogical decision that characters made in the film, cannot really get into it without spoiling something. They tried to give it a little twist but it was not that surprising. Irritated me a little bit. Acting was good. I actually liked how they edited it out, not bad. Cinematography is good. All in all a good, fun film to watch. Everyone knew it was not going to be a masterpiece.

Arguably maybe it even deserves 6/10. I was wondering what to give it, but because I like these kind of films it made my decision easier and I gave it 7/10.


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