Directed by Adam Robitel
Starring Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine, Deborah Ann Woll, Nik Dodani and Yorick van Wageningen
Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms, and must use their wits to survive.
Escape Room takes a lot of cues from a range of high concept thrillers such as Exam (2009), Cube (1997), with homages to Saw (2004) and many more thrown in. Capitalising on the team building exercise that every corporate seems to think is a great idea, this time around our unsuspecting targets have all been selected to take part in a high intensity escape room experience. Once they’ve entered the high stakes game they realise that the traps are deadly and the consequence for failure is death.
What it lacks in originality, Escape Room makes up for in highly entertaining, stupid fun. The escape rooms are inventive – a room that transforms into an oven,