The Maze Runner Movie

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Who's Involved:

Wes Ball, Aml Ameen, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Blake Cooper, Dylan O'Brien, Thomas Sangster, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Ki Hong Lee, Noah Oppenheim, Lindsay Williams, Grant Pierce Myers

Release Date:

Friday, September 19, 2014 Nationwide

thematic elements and intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, including some disturbing images
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Who stars in The Maze Runner: Cast List

... Newt

Nowhere Boy, The Baytown Outlaws  

... Teresa

The King's Daughter, Now Is Good  

... Gally

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, The Revenant  

... Thomas

The First Time, American Assassin  

... Chuck

The Measure of a Man  

... Alby

Till Death, Run Sweetheart Run  

... Minho

Looks That Kill, The Mayor  

Who's making The Maze Runner: Crew List

A look at the The Maze Runner behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Wes Ball last directed Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes and Maze Runner: The Death Cure. The film's writer Noah Oppenheim last wrote Jackie and The Divergent Series: Allegiant.


Wes Ball


Ellen Goldsmith-Vein
Lindsay Williams

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Production: What we know about The Maze Runner?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the first novel of "The Maze Runner" trilogy written by James Dashner. The novel was published October 2009 by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2014 - June: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2013 - August: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2012 - November: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Aiming for starting May 2013.

  4. 2009 - December: The film was set to Development  status.

The Maze Runner Release Date: When was the film released?

The Maze Runner was a Nationwide release in 2014 on Friday, September 19, 2014. There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including A Walk Among the Tombstones, This Is Where I Leave You and Reclaim.

The Maze Runner DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Maze Runner was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 .

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