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Year: 2019
Original Title: Escape Room
Length: 96 minutes
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Studios: Original Film, Columbia Pictures
Distributor: Sony Pictures
Age rating: Suitable only for 15 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: February 01 2019

United States: January 04 2019


Ranking: 877 out of 16,012 movies (up 2907)


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5.9 by 10 media


Six strangers receive six black boxes containing tickets to an escape room that, if beaten, offers a large sum of money as a prize. From Zoey, a shy physics student, to Ben, a stock boy at a grocery store frustrated by the lack of advancement opportunities in his career, the tickets seem like a golden opportunity for change. Though unaware of the exact conditions that the immersive experience entails, the ten thousand dollar prize fund is enough to tempt them into participation, though the six quickly realise they have made a mistake that it potentially fatal. Locked in a series of rooms that appear to contain coding and puzzles, they soon realise that to fail is to unleash life-threatening effects. The members of the group become increasingly concerned about how authentic the escape room continues to be, especially when they notice that the cameras occupying each room offer no assistance when they ask for it. With their life expectancy decreasing by the minute, members of the team must use their wits and work together to discover the secrets of the mysterious architect of the game who is keeping them hostage within this terrifying simulated reality. Directed by Adam Robitel and starring Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine, Deborah Ann Woll and Nik Dodani, 'Escape Room' is an action-adventure thriller about what it takes to escape impossible conditions. Hide full plot... Show full plot


Cast Escape Room

Taylor Russell

Taylor Russell

Zoey Davis

Tyler Labine

Tyler Labine

Mike Nolan

Jay Ellis

Jay Ellis

Jason Walker

Nik Dodani

Nik Dodani

Danny Khan



Trivia Escape Room

As of popularization of Escape Rooms all around the world, terror's films have been inspirated by them. In 2017 there are two film that use escape rooms as stage but previusly they have exploted this idea with sagas as 'Saw' or 'Cube'. The film directed by Adam Robitel was going to be called 'The Maze', despite in 2018 the crew change their mind and called it 'Escape Room'. Adam Robitel has background directing horror films as 'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension' (2015) and 'Insidious: Chapter 4' (2017).