Ready Player One Movie

An adventure too big for the real world.

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Who's Involved:

Tye Sheridan, T.J. Miller, Steven Spielberg, Simon Pegg, Donald De Line, Olivia Cooke, Bruce Berman, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Mark Rylance, Zak Penn, Dan Farah, Daniel Lupi, Eric Eason, Ernie Cline, Chris deFaria, Adam Somner

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 20 m

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The story is set in a virtual world called Oasis, in which a teenager finds himself competing in a treasure hunt against ruthless foes after the game's founder dies and offers his fortune as the grand prize.

Ready Player One Plot: What's the story?

Film centers on a young outcast named Wade Watts. In the near future, Watts escapes from his daily drudgery by logging into an online game called ‘The Oasis’. When the game’s billionaire founder dies, he offers players his fortunes as the prize in the virtual treasure hunt. Watts gets in on the action, but soon finds himself facing off against corporate foes who will go to any lengths to get the money – in both the real world and in ‘The Oasis’.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Ready Player One?

  1. Ready Player One will be distributed by Warner Bros. and, in select territories, by Village Roadshow Pictures.
  2. Based on the novel by Ernie Cline.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Ready Player One?

A look at the Ready Player One behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Steven Spielberg last directed Schindler's List: Remastered and The Post. The film's writer Ernie Cline last wrote Thundercade.


Dan Farah
Kristie Macosko Krieger
Donald De Line
Steven Spielberg

Production Timeline: When did the Ready Player One come together?

On or about February 14, 2018 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about March 6, 2017 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about December 18, 2015 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about March 27, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

This is expected to be Steven Spielberg’s next movie after filming The BFG.

On or about June 24, 2014 • The film was in Development status.

On or about January 15, 2012 • The film was in Development status.

On or about June 18, 2010 • The film was in Announced status.

Ready Player One Release Date: When was it released?

Ready Player One was released in 2018 on Thursday, March 29, 2018 in nationwide movie theaters. 2D/3D, IMAX
United States
March 29, 2018 Nationwide 2D/3D, IMAX
March 29, 2018

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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