Ready Player One Movie

An adventure too big for the real world.

Ready Player One movie poster

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.

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Thursday, March 29, 2018 (Nationwide)

sequences of sci-fi action violence, bloody images, some suggestive material, partial nudity and language

Runtime: 2 hrs, 20 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in Ready Player One: Cast List

... Samantha Evelyn Cook / Art3mis

"Naked Singularity" , "Little Fish"  

... Wade

"Voyagers" , "The Card Counter"  

... i-R0k

"Underwater" , "Transformers 4: Age of Extinction"  

"Mission: Impossible 7" , "Mission: Impossible 8"  

"Don't Look Up" , "Waiting for the Barbarians"  

... Nolan Sorrento
(In Talks)

"Cyrano" , "Knowing"  

Who's making Ready Player One: Crew List

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

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Production: What we know about Ready Player One?

Key Facts

  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.

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2018: The film was in Completed status.
  2. March 2017: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. December 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. March 2015: The film was in Development status.
  5. This is expected to be Steven Spielberg’s next movie after filming The BFG.

  6. June 2014: The film was in Development status.
  7. January 2012: The film was in Development status.
  8. June 2010: The film was in Announced status.

Ready Player One Release Date: When was the film released?

Ready Player One was released in 2018 on Thursday, March 29, 2018 (Nationwide release). 2D/3D, IMAX

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

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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