The Maze Runner

THE MAZE RUNNER in theaters September 19

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When Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape. Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

Rated: PG-13

Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aml Ameen, Ki Hong Lee

Directed By: Wes Ball

Produced By: Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen

THE MAZE RUNNER in theaters September 19

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 $25 Visa gift card to see the film in theaters

Copy of the book (movie tie-in cover)

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This giveaway ended at 11:59 PM EST on September 22, 2014.

Comments

  1. James Robert says:

    I learned it was . Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  2. shelly peterson says:

    I learned this movie is Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner, I would really like to read this book.

  3. This is a great book and I can’t wait to see how the film is. I hope it stays true to the book — the casting looks spot on!

  4. janetfaye says:

    I learned that the only way home is to find a way out

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  5. Linda Stewart says:

    So … I just watched the trailer on the official website and I’m searching for the book. If the book and the movie are anything alike, I may have just found a new favorite. The movie looks like it will be amazing and I believe it’s one my oldest grandson and I will enjoy watching together.

  6. Candice says:

    I like the suspense and the visuals and graphics looked great.

  7. Karen Glatt says:

    I like this movie because it is a mystery where Thomas wakes up and is in a massive maze and does not remember the outside world, and he has to find out about his life from clues in the maze. I like this movie a lot!

  8. We loved the trailer. My teen daughter is dying to see this. I think she read the book.

  9. Christa Bengtsson says:

    I learned what it is.

  10. Kelly Tupick says:

    I like the story line. It seems to follow the book. It looks like a great movie.

  11. BeckyM says:

    I learned it was based on a book… looks like good actors!

  12. rochelle haynes says:

    I like the visuals parts

  13. Holly Thomas says:

    I liked the trailer.

  14. Jessie C. says:

    I learned this movie is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  15. Lisa Brown says:

    I learned that the character of Gally, appears to have authoritative Alpha tendencies.

  16. Cindy Merrill says:

    Refreshing plot. Certainly not a chick flick, would be interesting to see how it ends.

  17. steven weber says:

    I learned this movie is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  18. Elena says:

    I learned it was based on a book written by James Dashner

  19. Pamela Gurganus says:

    I seri0usly liked the trailer for this movie and had it not been for that, I might not have even given this movie a second thought! Now I’m very intrigued to see it! I think it would be a great film to see with an age appropriate family!

  20. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I loved the trailer! It looks really exciting!

  21. Melissa M says:

    I cant wait to read the book! I really want to read it before I watch themovie.

  22. Thomas Murphy says:

    I liked the trailer.

  23. Jeanna says:

    I learned that this movie was based on a book! I can’t wait to read the book and see the movie!

  24. Betty says:

    I haven’t read the book it is based on but the trailer showed a dynamic film that had me on the edge of my seat. My daughter is really excited about this film

  25. Nancy says:

    I learned that this movie has a PG – 13.

  26. Ali Goff says:

    I loved the book a few years ago. Can’t wait to see the movie. And the site looks great too.

  27. latanya says:

    I like the characters in the movie

  28. Anastasia says:

    I like the character bios 🙂 If you haven’t read the book, it’s a good way to get to know something about the characters before you see the film 🙂 They also have lots of great photos!

  29. It looks like a great movie and it stars, Dylan O’Brien, which is one of my favorite actors.

  30. Kelly D says:

    I like the section where you can learn about the characters.

  31. Andrea Williams says:

    My son has read these books and enjoyed them. We can’t wait for the movie and the trailer is very interesting.

  32. Maureen says:

    Wow! The trailer is really captivating! I learned that this movie is based on a best-selling novel written by James Dashne. Thank you for sharing this! Dylan O’Brien is a great actor!

    Maureen
    maureen.tenney@gmail.com

  33. melikegarfield says:

    I really love this genre of book and movie. It looks pretty exciting and I’m already planning to see it with our niece — our boys are too young 🙁

  34. Becca says:

    I like that they have a preview for the movie first thing because I hadn’t seen it yet. The movie looks really good!

  35. robyn donnelly says:

    I like movies and this seems based on a movie or should be one.

  36. Barbara Montag says:

    Something I learned – One of the characters Newt is a leader.
    thank you

  37. Peggy D says:

    My son wants to see this movie. I learned the only way Thomas can escape and undercover his purpose is by piecing the clues together.

  38. Cynthia R says:

    I learned that kid from Love Actually is in this movie, he’s grown up!

  39. Shemp DeYoung (@shempgames) says:

    I think it’s smart that they have set up the movie site as a Tumblr page. My daughter is the key demo for that movie and she loves Tumblr.

  40. Audra O'Hara says:

    I like the graphics; I’ve seen the previews and it looks interesting. I’m getting a Lord of the Flies feel.

  41. DEBIJOT says:

    I learned that this movie is based heavily on the book.

  42. Kim Henrichs says:

    Love the “WCKDisgood” page. This was such a good book. Looking forward to the movie!

  43. shirley says:

    Learned the movie is based on a best-selling novel, may need to read the book too.

  44. Patricia C. says:

    Learned that movie is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  45. Anne says:

    I looked through the cast listing, and the only name I recognized was Patricia Clarkson, although a couple of the faces in the trailer look familiar. Looks like a good movie!

  46. D Schmidt says:

    Visited the site and learned its based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  47. Leigh Anne Borders says:

    Love the idea of this book. I have not read it but really want to. I love a good mystery! I can’t wait to see the movie!

  48. Carrie says:

    I learned that I want to read this book! I also like that there is a place to submit fan art.

  49. Alona Y says:

    I learned that this movie is based off of a book, I think it’s the kind of book I’d like to read!

  50. Sara Sharp says:

    I learned that it was based on a book, and I had never heard of it, until now!

  51. soha molina says:

    I liked the book.

  52. Linda Szymoniak says:

    Wow, this looks like a great movie. What I want is to go see it at the theatre.

  53. Seyma Shabbir says:

    I love the trailer! I can’t wait to see the movie!

  54. Cheryl Abdelnour says:

    I liked the trailer. It looks like a lot of action and adventure.

  55. Christopher Karber says:

    They live in “The Glade”

  56. Christine H says:

    I learned that I really want to see the movie. I read the books and I loved them, can’t wait!

  57. Jennifer Rote says:

    I learned that this movie is based upon the best selling novel by James Dashner.

  58. Ellie W says:

    It looks like an action packed movie that I’d like to see. But now I want to read the book first.

  59. Debra Hall says:

    the trailer was good i think my grandson would enjoy it

  60. Robin Abrams says:

    I learned this movie is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner. I really want to see this movie it looks good

  61. april yedinak says:

    I like that this is a fantasy /action film. These are our favorite kind of movies.

  62. heather eg kaufman says:

    I like that it is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner. I love to see movies after I read the book.

  63. Marti Tabora says:

    I really like the trailer, I can’t believe that I haven’t heard of this movie before, I think it’s going to be really good. I just may have to get the book as well.

  64. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I Like The Maze Runner Official Trailer!

  65. Kate says:

    I learned that the movie comes out Sept 19th.

  66. Amanda Alvarado says:

    Love the trailer! It looks like an awesome movie! I like that it’s based on a book – they are usually always good movies!

  67. s.w. says:

    I liked that it keeps you guessing and suspensful

  68. Cheryl says:

    I learned that one of the characters is Dexter Darden as Fry Pan.

  69. Sarah L says:

    It reminds me of The Hunger Games. My nephew would get a kick out of this movie.
    Thanks for the contest.

  70. Jennifer Tilson says:

    The trailers make the movie look like a real suspense thriller. I learned the stars are primarily young men.

  71. Alan Tong says:

    I like the gallery of photos. The movie looks intense!

  72. Sarah Hall says:

    I like the fact that it looks thrilling and will keep us on the edge of our seats. I’d like to see this.

  73. Tammy Shelton says:

    I learned that I want to see the movie.

  74. Virginia Rowell says:

    It looks like an amazing movie. I want to watch it!

  75. Mary Happymommy says:

    I like that you can submit fan art.

  76. Carol says:

    I liked the trailer.

  77. I learned The Maze Runner opens in theaters next Friday.

  78. I want the soundtrack!

  79. Debbie Welchert says:

    I learned that I want to read the book, that I never heard of before and then see the movie. It looks really really good.

  80. CR Williams says:

    The mvid is rated PG 13

  81. Darlene Jones-Nelson says:

    Home is where you find it! This is what I learned

  82. Starla B says:

    This sounds like such a good movie. I have been hearing alot of great things about it. I didn’t realize the movie comes out on September 19th. I honestly thought it was already out!

  83. xty cruz says:

    I like the group of actors included

  84. Adrienne gordon says:

    Loved watching the trailer

  85. Margaret Smith says:

    I learned that this movie is based on a book and it’s about a boy who needs to find his way out of a giant maze. This movie sounds like it’s going to be really suspenseful. Looking forward to seeing it.

  86. Fawn H says:

    I like the trailer for the movie

  87. Denise S says:

    I learned that this was based on a book by James Dashner.

  88. Rosanne says:

    I’m intrigued to know more about the mysterious organization WCKD

  89. Michelle C says:

    I loved looking at the images in the gallery. My son is a huge fan of this book! Thanks for the chance to win!

  90. Donna W. says:

    I saw the trailor for this movie and look forward to seeing it.

  91. Kristina W. says:

    the trailer reminds me of Lord of the Flies

  92. g. penrod says:

    James Dashner wrote the novel

  93. Cynthia C says:

    I like the clips. It looks like an exciting and interesting movie.

  94. Amy Pratt says:

    The trailer made me want to really go see this film.

  95. April Brenay says:

    I am very excited about this movie, my husband read the book when he was deployed!

  96. Debbi Wellenstein says:

    I am very intrigued by the trailer, and I am going to buy the book!

  97. kim says:

    I like the premise for this movie it is one of our worst fears to be caught in a maze trying to find your way out

  98. Amy B says:

    I just like Dylan O’Brien…and I guess the book was really good!

  99. Elizabeth Drake says:

    I learned this movie is Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  100. Ariel H says:

    I learned that the movie is based upon a best-selling novel!

  101. Linda G. says:

    I loved the trailer, can’t wait to see the movie, I’m sure this movie will keep me on the edge of my seat

  102. Dara Nix says:

    I learned that Patricia Clarkson is in the movie — I had no idea!

  103. Rebecca Orr says:

    I learned that the movie was based on a book. I have not read it but my sister has and she recommends that I do.

  104. Lauren Olivia Wood says:

    I like that it can be seen in Imax theaters!

  105. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    I like the fact they are staying close to the books.
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  106. Casey Everidge says:

    i learned that you can buy tickets right from their site

  107. Lorri S says:

    It is based on the book and looks interesting

  108. Tabathia B says:

    I learned that the movie is based on a book with the same name

  109. Linda Lansford says:

    I learned it was a book first.

  110. Emily R.m says:

    I learned this movie is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  111. Lesley F says:

    I like the gallery for the movie

  112. Jimmy says:

    I learned there’s a character named Gally

  113. Jessica H. says:

    I had not heard of the movie or book until this trailer, but I thought it looked like an interesting story. It makes you want to figure out who created the maze and why they were there. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

  114. I like the official trailer they have on the site!

  115. Tara says:

    I learned that it opens on Sept 19!

  116. Nici r says:

    I really like the trailer and it comes out this weekend!

  117. Geoff K says:

    I love the diversity in the characters in the book/film — it’s great to see so many different types of characters, both male and female, represented!

  118. Michelle Weaver says:

    My husband and I would love to see this movie. It looks intense.

  119. katherine says:

    I like the Thomas character

  120. vera says:

    I learned it’s based off the novel.

  121. Linda trinklein says:

    I learned it was based on the best selling novel ! 😀 I think it loos like a great movie, I have not read the book so I have no expectations already set up 😉 thank you for the giveaway!

  122. Desiree Dunbar says:

    I learned that the main character has no memory of the outside world.

  123. Wendy says:

    WCKD is good i cant post what i know because it contains spoilers but i will tell you that Thomas is Special

  124. Robby Rob says:

    i had never heard of the book (sadly). The trailer looks awesome. Looks like another special effects masterpiece.

  125. Amber says:

    Been wanting to read it, looks like the movie is going to be really cool and have a lot of CGI effects!

  126. Monique Rizzo says:

    I like that you can watch the trailor!!

  127. Sarah Hayes says:

    i like how interesting the movie seems. itll keep you on the edge of your seat

  128. Melissa S says:

    My son has been talking about this movie, now I have an idea what it is about. I think it is one I can enjoy also.

  129. wendy rozema says:

    I learned the movie is based upon a best selling novel, I’d like to read the book and see the movie!

  130. Karen Drake says:

    I learned I can buy tickets to see Maze Runner through Fandango.

  131. tanya holland says:

    I learned that it’s based on a book. I would love to see this with my husband.

  132. beth shepherd says:

    I learned that it is based on a book. I would love to see this with my family.

  133. I learned that the cast got really close with one another when filming the movie.

  134. Stephanie Hirsch says:

    This movie is based on the book by James Dashner…now I’m interested in reading the book, it looks amazing!

  135. Cody Anderson says:

    I learned James Dashner was the author of the novel that this movie is based off of.

  136. Kim Crawford says:

    I liked the section that introduced the characters.

  137. Christina Sparks says:

    I am not a big Sci-Fi fan but this looks good, I like suspenseful movies and I want to know what is around the next corner.

  138. Kate F. says:

    I learned that The Maze Runner is based on the novel by James Dashner.

  139. Robert Pyszk says:

    I just all in all love movies like this. I love hunger games and I know I will love this

  140. angela smith says:

    enjoy the trailers for the movie.what i learned is that the movie was based on a book

  141. Mihaela Day says:

    I learned this movie is based on the best-selling novel by James Dashner, 🙂

  142. April says:

    Great contest! I’m looking forward to seeing this movie!

  143. Lisa V. says:

    I learned that the movie is based on the book written by James Dashner.

  144. stephanie baker says:

    I had seen a preview when I went to the theater for another movie but wasn’t really sure what it was about. After looking at the website, the storyline really fascinates me & I can’t wait to see it!

  145. Douglas Houston says:

    No has ever survived a night in the maze.

  146. Dawn Monroe says:

    I watched the trailer and I think the special effects are a reason to see it.

  147. Eva Biggs says:

    It sure looks intense!!!!

  148. Dawn Keenan says:

    I had also seen the trailer at the movies. It looks action packed and very exciting.

  149. Julie says:

    I learned it was based on the book looks awesome

  150. Sarah C says:

    Looks like its filled with action! I would love to see it.

  151. Cindy B says:

    I learned that I want to read this book because the movie sounds awesome. I’d better read fast since I like to read the book before seeing the movie!

  152. tina reynolds says:

    The movie is based on a best selling novel by James Dashner

  153. Robin says:

    The trailer makes me look forward to the movie.

  154. Jill Myrick says:

    I learned that the on the site there is a The Maze Runner game for download.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  155. I like the concept of the book/movie.

  156. Angela W says:

    It was based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner

  157. janna johnson says:

    The trailor is interesting

  158. Daniel M says:

    by the trailer looks like i’d want to see!

  159. Isabella T. says:

    I really want to read the book! I learned that Thomas Brodie-Sangster is in the film as Newt! 🙂

  160. Brittney House says:

    The trailer looks action packed, I can only imagine the movie is great.

  161. Erica B. says:

    Looks like it’ll be interesting.

  162. lissa crane says:

    I didn’t know that the movie was based on a novel! The trailer looks great and I know my preteen would love to see this movie and maybe even read the book! Looks awesome!

  163. Teresa Thompson says:

    I learned that it is based on a novel that I now want to read.

  164. Sharon says:

    Looks like a great movie!

  165. Kathy Pease says:

    I learned about the character Alby Subject’s superior age and experience consistently earns respect among others. Assertive and forceful, the subject demands submission and has thus proven to be reasonably predictable in his actions. Highly dependable as a long-established leader.

  166. Sabrina P says:

    I need to read this book. It looks as though it will be a good adventure movie to take my boys to.

  167. Samantha says:

    I learned there is a mobile game on apple and android devices!

  168. jessica says:

    I would like to read the book before I go see the movie .

  169. Francine Anchondo says:

    Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashne

  170. laura ari says:

    I didn’t realize it was a series of books!

  171. Ed says:

    The maze has an entry door that is not always open.

  172. Missy says:

    I learned Thomas has strange dreams.

  173. trixx says:

    I like the plot, sounds so suspenseful!

  174. yana ryjova says:

    I liked that I could read about the characters.

  175. susan smoaks says:

    i can’t wait to see this movie. i saw the preview and it looks really good.

  176. Lisa L says:

    I like that it’s based on a book. Now I’ll have to read it before watching the movie!

  177. The trailer looks awesome. Looks like a great movie.

  178. I learned that this preview teased me! Now I feel like I need to read the book before I see the movie! Fun!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  179. Tim says:

    I learned that this movie is based off of a book.

  180. Trudy says:

    I learned the movie is based on the book from James Dashner

  181. MARIA simon says:

    I like the suspense and the visuals

  182. Stephanie Galbraith says:

    I saw the mobile game. That could be fun.

  183. krystal wethington says:

    It looks like a cool movie.

  184. Samii Meyer says:

    I loved the Trailer for the movie – it looks awesome and I can’t wait to see it!

  185. Breanne says:

    I learned there’s a mobile game.

  186. Betty C says:

    I like the story line of no memory of the past. It makes a very interesting movie.

  187. Heather says:

    I learned the movie is based on a book.

  188. Leela says:

    It was based on a book.

  189. Melissa says:

    i found out that it was based on a James Dashner novel!

  190. clynsg says:

    Interesting that the character info was shown in evaluation format.

  191. Amy Deeter says:

    learned this movie is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  192. Tanya B says:

    I learned the movie is based on a best selling book

  193. Jake B says:

    This movie is based on a book! I will have to read that book 🙂

  194. ET Pruitt says:

    I learned they have a limited edition comic book available.

  195. Leah B says:

    It’s nice to see more movies inspiring the reading of books.

  196. Melina R says:

    learned this movie is based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner. I will be seeing this movie soon.

  197. amanda whitley says:

    i learned one of the main character’s name’s is thomas

  198. Brad Merrell says:

    Watched the trailer. Movie looks good

  199. Julie Hawkins says:

    I learned about the book and movie, and I’d like to see it

  200. heather s says:

    It looks action packed. They have to find a way out to survive.

  201. Susan Christy says:

    I haven’t read the book, and it looks like it will be hard to figure out how it ends. Most movies don’t offer much suspense.

  202. Amanda F says:

    I learned that the movie was set to come out September 19th. I also learned that the main character wakes up trapped in a maze.

  203. Donna L says:

    I learned that this movie was base on a book with the same name.

  204. Jenny Q. says:

    The trailer looks really good! It looks like a movie that my husband and I would enjoy!

  205. Kimball S. says:

    I didn’t realize that this movie would be out in IMAX. Makes me want to see it in theaters even more now.

  206. Christian Alejandro says:

    I really liked the premise!

  207. Carolyn Daley says:

    I saw the behind the scenes video earlier today where the cast talks about being friends and enjoying each other’s company. I think it is great that most of the cast gets along with each other because they get more out of the experience. The movie looks interesting and I cannot wait to catch the adventure in theaters soon.

  208. kathy dalton says:

    i learned that the mobie is based on a novel. I love movies based on books

  209. Sand says:

    I learned that it was based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

  210. Christina G. says:

    I learned that the film is not yet rated. That is unusual. Thanks for the giveaway!

  211. The trailer shows fast-paced action scenes.

  212. Bryan E. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway…my daughter read the book & is psyched to see the movie adaptation.

  213. AEKZ2 says:

    I love that it is an adventure-thriller. I have to know what happens!

  214. Lily Kwan says:

    I learned that the movie was based on a book by James Dashner.

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