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The Maze Runner (film review)

Film: The Maze Runner
Year: 2014
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-fi
Directed By: Wes Ball
Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter
About: Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwwbhhjQ9Xk

My Review:
With the Death Cure coming out to DVD I couldn't resist but to watch the full trilogy from the beginning, starting with the first movie in the trilogy The Maze Runner.

The film is about a boy called Thomas who after brought into the glade is trying to help the boys escape and get out of the maze he has realised that they are in. Not only this but it shows the friendships as well as difficulties that the boys have had while in the glade and the monsters in the maze who are trying to stop them from escaping.

The Maze Runner is a film in which I personally really like and think it is a great movie for teenagers as well as a good film adaptation of a book although different I feel it works really well. Not only this but I feel that it has the right amount of action while also making you feel for the characters in the movie and feel a part of the film itself. I did also like that the end of the film makes you wonder what is next for the people who managed to survive through the maze and the people who manage to get them out of the building in which the teenagers were being kept. This does make me want to watch the other movies and get me excited about what the film adaptations of the films will bring next.

I would recommend The Maze Runner to teenagers who are looking for an action movie to watch and looking for something with an easy to follow story line. I would also recommend this movie to people who are wanting something that is part of a series and want something new to watch that is like The Hunger Games.

My Rating: 4/5

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