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The Maze Runner

It has only been about five years since James Dashner wrote the novel “The Maze Runner.” The 2009 novel told the story of a slew of boys trying to escape a deadly maze. Now, director Wes Ball, has adapted this dystopian thriller for the big screen under the same name.

Dylan O'Brien in "The Maze Runner"

Dylan O’Brien in “The Maze Runner”

The movie is about a boy named Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) who wakes up, without his memory, in the middle of giant maze, an area called The Glade. He is greeted by a community of boys and soon learns they all have no clue why they are there. The only way out is through an ever-changing maze and Thomas takes it upon himself to find a way home.