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"The Maze Runner" is a 2014 teen dystopian Sci-Fi action movie series based on the 2009 books of the same name. The trilogy includes "The Maze Runner [2014]", "The Scorch Trials [2015]" and "The Death Cure [TBD]".

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What was that in the box with Thomas?

Re-watching The Maze Runner, I've noticed something at the very start of the movie...another figure is in the box with Thomas and it's never mentioned, the only mere mention is when Thomas reacted to ...
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If Teresa found out Thomas's blood healed, why didn't WCKD during all those tests and needles before the maze trials?

In The Maze Runner:The Death Cure, on the night of the WCKD city attack by cranks, Teresa tests a captured Thomas's blood to see if his immunity to the Flare virus could heal...sure enough she found ...
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Why is it that teenagers were immune to the virus before the virus came into existance?

In the Maze Runner, we know the back story of it is that there are hundreds of immunes. Thomas is one of them, there are many in the maze trials, but there are also non-immune Gladers such as Newt. ...
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What does the colour green symbolise in the Maze Runner?

I was watching the Maze Runner again and When Newt had called Thomas the Greenbean, what did he mean by this?
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When is Gally stung so he goes through the changing and when does he go through the changing?

In the Maze Runner, we see Gally has in fact been stung at some point before Thomas arrived in the Glade, and when the camp is attacked by the Grievers after Thomas and Minho a=had found a way out of ...
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Why did WICKED want to kill Thomas in the first place?

In the Maze Runner, we know the Thomas was sent to the Glade. It is said that when Ben attacked Thomas, (and in the books Alby was controlled by WCKD to kill himself by choking himself to death) it is ...
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How were the maze walls and ground suddenly intact again?

We see in the Maze Runner(2014) that when Minho and Thomas had found a way out of the maze, the maze started collapsing around them and they only just survived. The maze was throwing currents of ...
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What was the cloth that Minho and Thomas found in the maze?

You see in a scene from the Maze Runner that when Thomas is on his first day as a runner (that first day happens to be the day they find a way out), Minho and Thomas had stopped in what Minho called ...
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Where did the other Gladers get the spears from, to get out of the maze?

In the film The Maze Runner, at the near end when Thomas, Teresa, Minho, Newt and Chuck as well as the rest of the Gladers who decided to stand for the escape and fight their way through the Grievers ...
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Why did WCKD send new kids up to the Glade once a month?

We all know in the movie the Maze Runner that once the maze was up and running kids started dying after a while. But they started out with around sixty kids. Why did they keep on putting kids into ...
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What would have happened if WCKD had killed out all of the Gladers?

As in the Maze Runner, the Gladers are in the Maze Trials and the whole point of the maze is to try and escape. Because Kids kept on being killed, and in the movie half of the Glade was wiped out by ...
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Why would WCKD use Grievers?

In the Maze Runner, WCKD wants the kids to escape the maze, but they have made it almost impossible to do so because they have Bio-Tech creatures called Grievers created by WCKD patrolling the maze ...
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Why would WCKD be willing to kill the Gladers?

This may have already been asked, but because WCKD wanted to save the human population but at the same time they are killing part of the population by sending in over 50 kids to the Glade and given 2 ...
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Why was the Maze located above ground?

I don't understand. Wes Ball, Director of The Maze Runner movie had the maze located above ground and if the maze was above ground, why wasnt the Glade being burnt with intense heat? In the book, ...
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Why would the Disease Department unleash a disease when there could have been other ways to control the population?

This is very confusing, why would the Disease Department in The Maze Runner unleash a deadly and painful virus when there could have possibly been other ways to control the human population? like ...
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Why did the Disease department develop the flare only to find that they have no cure and it goes out of control?

If in the Maze Runner the Kill order, the Disease department developed a new disease to control the human population, wouldn't they have come up with a cure just in case?
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Why did WCKD allow the Grievers to kill off the kids in the 1st The Maze Runner movie if their blood was so valuable?

In the 2nd movie in The Maze Runner series, The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials, it was revealed that the kids that escaped from The Glade are immune to a disease called The Flare and their blood contains ...
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Why didn't the gladers try to use the lift to escape?

When the Gladers were in the Glade in The Maze Runner and the lift came up carrying supplies and even another Glader, why couldn't the Gladers jump inside of the lift in order to escape? It would take ...
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Why did Teresa know Thomas's and her name?

How did Teresa know Thomas's name when she wakes up in the lift in The Maze Runner, and how did she remember her own name when the others couldn't?
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What is the origin of the Virus in the Maze Runner series?

In the Maze Runner film series, what is the origin of the virus? How does the virus affect a human? Does it create a reptile inside the body, like in The Strain (2014) tv show?
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Why did Minho risk his life to save Alby?

Early in the film, we see Alby leading the others in banishing - and thus condemning to death - someone who has been "stung". There seems to be no hope of a cure. Yet when Alby is stung Minho risks ...
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How was Ben stung?

Ben was a Maze Runner who attacked Thomas after Ben was stung by a Griever. The boys seem shocked that Ben was stung "during the day." If he was stung IN the maze then what was he doing back all ready;...
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How did Gally get into the control room?

In Maze Runner, the group escaping the maze is able to open the accessway to the control room through 2 things -- holding the amputated leg/electronic "key" taken from the Griever and knowing the 8 ...
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Why was Thomas sent to the Glade?

In The Maze Runner, Thomas is part of the organization that created maze, then why was he sent to the Glade? Once sent he had no previous memory like the others. Then how is he able to witness ...
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What was doing the stinging in Maze Runner?

What were the boys getting stung by in the Maze Runner? They say multiple times that, "No one has seen Griever and lived to tell about it." If that's the case then what's is stinging them? Also ...