Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi


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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.


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9 September 2015 | landingwiz
7
| I liked it more than Part 1, but not everybody will...
OK, so I found Scorch Trials exciting and more complete as a movie.

It also had a better cliffhanger in my opinion, because I felt like I needed to watch the next part NOW. Whereas for the ending of Maze Runner, I was like... "Here we go again???"

For sure... part 2 did not have the novelty of part 1, and for that reason alone some people might give a lower score. In fact, this movie felt more like a zombie survival movie with long screen time in darkness, jumpscares and all, so this is another reason some fans of the first part might not like Scorch Trials. It has a darker atmosphere.

It also has many cliché moments, and scenes taken right out from other movies like Jurassic park. Unoriginal ideas, but well, they worked OK in this movie.

As for the acting, I liked it. I thought everyone did a pretty compelling job. I liked the twist at the end, which unlike in many movies, doesn't feel forced.

All in all, Scorch Trials is a very different movie from the first. Different settings, different environment, different atmosphere. Once again, it did not have the novelty and originality the first part had.

But with that said, I can't say it wasn't exciting and entertaining, and made me look forward to the next part.

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Release Date:

18 September 2015

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

New Mexico, USA

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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