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22 Ratings

Escape Room

Directed by Adam Robitel
United States, 2019
Thriller, Action, Horror


Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to survive.

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Escape Room Directed by Adam Robitel

Critics reviews

It’s a throwback without the bite, a bloodless PG-13 thriller that recalls the mechanized horror trend while sanding off its serrated edges.
January 03, 2019
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There are intimations of “Tales From the Crypt,” “Final Destination,” “The Game,” and other older, better films here; this movie never catches a fire like any of those did, and even its twist coda feels dreary and pro forma.
January 03, 2019
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Screenwriters Bragi Schut and Maria Melnik devise interesting puzzles for the characters to solve, and Robitel maintains a consistent level of suspense without resorting to gore. The cast projects a generic, 50s B-movie vibe, but in a good way; no one character is especially likable or unlikable, and this keeps you guessing as to whom the filmmakers will kill off.
January 10, 2019
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