Escape Room (2019)

Escape Room is a 2019 American psychological horror-thriller film directed by Adam Robitel and written by Bragi F. Schut and Maria Melnik. The film stars Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis, and Nik Dodani, and follows a group of people who are sent to an escape room, only to find the consequences are deadly.

The film was released in the United States on January 4, 2019, by Columbia Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the suspense and thrills but criticized the familiar plot, and has grossed over $19 million.

Directed byAdam Robitel
Produced byNeal H. MoritzOri Marmur
Screenplay byBragi F. SchutMaria Melnik
Story byBragit F. Schut
StarringTaylor RussellLogan MillerDeborah Ann WollTyler LabineJay EllisNik Dodani
Music byBrian TylerJohn Carey
CinematographyMarc Spicer
Edited bySteve Mirkovich
Columbia PicturesOriginal Film
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release dateJanuary 4, 2019 (United States)
Running time109 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$9 million
Box office$19.6 million

Box office
In the United States and Canada, Escape Room was projected to gross $10–14 million from 2,717 theaters in its opening weekend. It made $7.7 million on its first day, including $2.3 million from Thursday night previews. It went on to debut to $18 million, surpassing expectations and finishing second behind holdover Aquaman.