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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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Details

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

Gross USA:

$81,697,192

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$312,296,056
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The way the Gladers escaped WICKED headquarters was very different from the book. In the book, they went through a Flat Trans and must walk through a very dark tunnel with silver goops attacking their faces. In the movie, this never happened. See more »

Goofs

Around half an hour in the movie the escaped Gladers open a roll-door, just after that Minho picks up a jacket. Right after that moment, in the left lower corner a dark person with a pointy hood is seen in the background, who disappears when the camera turns. 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 »

Connections

Featured in The Scorch Trials: Janson's Report (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Walkin' After Midnight
Written by Alan Block & Don Hecht
Performed by Patsy Cline
Courtesy of MCA Nashville
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Entertaining but not what I was expecting
8 December 2015 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a group of young people in a facility where they are told that they are safe. However, they find out it is not the case. After they escape from the facility, they struggle for survival from their captors in a world full of zombies.

I liked the first "Maze Runner" because there is much excitement and mystery. In "Maze Runner The Scorch Trials", there is excitement but little mystery. We get to know everything twenty minutes into the film, so there is little mystery to engage the viewers. The introduction of zombies is a bit strange, and I find myself wishing that this installment has mazes and contraptions like the first "Maze Runner". That being said, the film is still entertaining and exciting, it is just not what I expected it to be.


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