Mind Map Gallery The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner Mind Map The Maze Runner is a 2014 American dystopian science fiction film directed by Wes Ball, in his directorial debut, based on James Dashner's 2009 novel of the same name.Edited at 2021-05-22 08:49:28
The Maze Runner
In a postapocalyptic world, the government organization WICKED searches for a cure to stop a zombie-creating virus called the Flare. WICKED kidnaps children and uses them in human experiments. Emerging as a leader, teenage Thomas helps other test subjects fight back against WICKED in pursuit of freedom.
The Kill Order
After Sun Flares destroy Earth and a virus annihilates the population, two heroes try to save humanity.
The Fever Code
WICKED kidnaps children immune to the Flare and uses them in experiments to find a cure for the virus.
The Maze Runner
Thomas and the Gladers fight their way through WICKED’s maze to recover their memories and freedom.
The Scorch Trials
The Gladers must survive a trek through the wasteland to reach a government safe zone.
The Death Cure
After traveling to Denver, Thomas must fight off WICKED’s murderous clutches one final time.
The Maze Runner Files
Confidential WICKED files, recovered correspondence, and suppressed memories are revealed.
WICKED’s prime candidate to save humanity; hero of the series
Formerly named Deedee; telepath loyal to WICKED
Aggressive, loyal Keeper of the Runners
Double agent working with WICKED and the Gladers
British Glader not immune to the Flare
WICKED: Government agency interested in population control and human experimentation
Sun Flares survivor; rescues Deedee
Grizzled, heroic war veteran
Thomas’s age when WICKED forcibly relocates him to its headquarters
Books Dashner cited as inspiration for The Maze Runner series: Lord of the Flies, Ender’s Game, and Holes
Pages of the rejected original manuscript of The Maze Runner that Dashner completely rewrote to secure a publisher
Amount grossed by The Maze Runner film in its first weekend in 2014
WICKED runs a variety of human experiments, raising the question of whether sacrificing one group of people to save another is moral.
Heroism abounds as love, fear, and the quest for power motivate characters to perform extraordinary feats.
As characters are faced with the fear of constant death, friendship creates new bonds and loyalty.
JAMES DASHNER BORN 1972
Dashner is best known for his page-turning, action-packed, young adult series, including the Jimmy Fincher series and The Maze Runner series. Inspired by movies and Stephen King’s novels, Dashner always wanted to be a writer and pursued a writing career after being an accountant.