Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as "The Flare".

Director:

Wes Ball

Writers:

T.S. Nowlin (screenplay by), James Dashner (based upon the novel 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
Will Poulter ... Gally
Jacob Lofland ... Aris
Rosa Salazar ... Brenda
Giancarlo Esposito ... Jorge
Patricia Clarkson ... Ava Paige
Aidan Gillen ... Janson
Barry Pepper ... Vince
Nathalie Emmanuel ... Harriet
Katherine McNamara ... Sonya
Walton Goggins ... Lawrence
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Storyline

In the epic finale to The Maze Runner Saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary last city, a WCKD controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get the answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze. Will Thomas and the crew make it out alive? Or will Ava Paige get her way?

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, language, and some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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During the opening train rescue scene, the Maze Runner theme (composed by John Paesano from The Maze Runner (2014)) can be heard twice; firstly when Thomas is calling for Minho, and secondly (and more dramatically) when the Gladers and Right Arm have successfully lifted the train car. However, track 1, "Rescue", of the officially released Death Cure soundtrack only features the second, more dramatic appearance of the theme; the first appearance has been cut out. In addition to this, the Maze Runner theme also appears during the credits of The Death Cure, the same way it appeared in the credits of the previous two movies. See more »

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Twice in the movie walkie talkies are used while far away from any receiver. Walkie talkies, like cell phones, require a repeater transmitter to communicate long distance, unless another unit is within sight. It is impossible those would have been within range as intended in the movie. See more »

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Ava Paige: At least we gave them the tools they'll need to survive.
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Alternate Versions

The IMAX version did not have the scrawl version of the credits. Instead, they were flashed like a slideshow with a few seconds of black screen interval between each of them. See more »

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Serenade for Strings in E Major Op. 22 - Larghetto
Written by Antonín Dvorák (as Antonin Dvorak)
Arranged by Jim Long
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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A weak an predictable ending to a saga that no one cared about anymore
13 May 2018 | by sideriteSee all my reviews

Yes, it's a young adult story. Yes, it's got all the shortcomings of lazy writing. Yes, it's all incredible beautiful teens fighting the evil uncaring adults who envy them their youth. And with all that, Maze Runner had something in the first movie that made me want to watch it. Some sort of story, maybe the acting, maybe the whole thing. I just enjoyed it. So I watched the second movie to see what happens and then this piece of crap from pure inertia. And it was just not worth it.

Imagine two hours and twenty minutes that could have been compressed into a five minute How It Should Have Ended animation (which would have been better). Kids are good, WICKED is bad (duh!), bullets kind of care about that because they fly away from the good guys and things just happen to be where you need them to be for them to escape and not kill anyone, not even the bad guys, because they are the good guys. A lot of talk, a lot of talk, then some talk, followed by more talk. The last part of the movie has all the action sequences and they are all Michael Bayish.

Bottom line: I don't think they even tried to make it a good movie. It was all algorithmic. Why end a series that at least started interesting with a twist, or some nice action, or anything resembling a story? No. Take any other YA movie and copy paste it over these characters. It's like creativity costs money for these people. It's like it hurts them, like the sun kills bugs. It was so boring that it wasn't even funny.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maze Runner 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$62,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,167,011, 28 January 2018

Gross USA:

$58,032,443

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$288,175,335
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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