Cubeº: Cube Zero (2004) - full transcript

Set before the events of the previous films. As group of strangers awaken with no memory to find they have been involuntarily placed in a maze containing deadly traps, a young man whose job is to watch over the Cube endeavors to rescue a woman trapped within.

03 Cube Zero - Horror Mystery
2004 720p [H264-mp4] English

I hate this place.

(man breathing heavily)

(door closes)







Man: Now that is sick.

Are you watching this?

Second man: No, thanks.
I don't look anymore.

We've seen a lot,
but this is just...

Oh, dear god.


You know, you
shouldn't be looking

At the files.

Well, it's not
against the rules.

But it's not encouraged.

Come on, man.
We've all...

It's not encouraged.


OK, screw this.

Pawn to king 2.

Knight to queen's bishop 6.



I didn't even see that.

You know, I was
just wondering...

Um... When is
chickliss coming back?

Sometime this week.

Probably all
suntanned, the prick.

Let's see...

King to king's bishop 8.

Rook takes queen.

Damn it.



Shut up. I don't
need your sympathy.

(pen rattles)

And Owen?

Where's Owen?

Are you trying to
psyche me out or what?

I can't hear myself think.

Owen is...

Owen is probably out sick again.

That would be my best guess.

Are you sure?



Despite your rather transparent
tactics, brain man,

Prepare to die.

Bishop to queen's knight 7.


Queen takes bishop.

I believe that's
checkski mateski.

What? No way.

Aw, come on.
How did you...

You freak of nature!

You know, the other night,
I heard some noise.



In Owen's room,
like a... Scuffle.


Yeah. You don't
think that...

You dreamt it.

No, look...

You dreamt it.

You always complain
about your nightmares.

They come for you at night.


They come for you at night.

Who does?

They do.

Drop it.

They do.


What are you, suicidal?



Ah, good.

They didn't forget
lunch this time.

Goat-cheese salad
with ginseng,

Liver fricassee,
and mango sorbet.


Must be you.

Steak frites.
That's me.



Oh. Sorry.

Bless us, our lord,
for these, thy gifts,

Which we are about to
receive from thy bounty.

Through you, our lord, amen.


Down the hatch.



"please record R.E.M. Sleeper
in room 172409."

Let's go.

OK. Zooming out
of 061221

And zooming in
to 1724-niner.


Here we go.

gear works

And flipping to
R.E.M. Reader mode.

Locating subject.
Subject located.

Zooming in.


Keep your tongue in
your mouth, brain man.

We're on the clock.
Are we locked?

Sorry. Locked on.

Thank you.
Arm extension... Go.



I got it.
I got it.

Light her up.

Inter scan is locked.

R.E.M. Read.


Mommy, help!




(girl screams)


(anna screams)

(dart fires)



OK. Now let's...
Cycle back.

And there you have it.

You do this long enough,

You could do it in your sleep.

Ha ha ha.
In your sleep.

Recording dreams in your sleep.
That's funny.

When's the last time
you remember being outside?

Uh... Last night.

I had a dream about
being at the beach.

No, no. I mean
really outside,

Not a dream.

I don't remember.

I've been busy lately,

Overloaded actually,
picking up slack...

For you, I might add.

I don't remember, either.

Isn't that weird?

You're weird.

Shut up and let me concentrate.


Damn it.

You know, I was just thinking...

Stop thinking.

What's gotten into you?

What's gotten into me?

You know who these are?

Chickliss' kids...
Arthur and sunshine.

They're orphans.

You told me chickliss
was on vacation.

I have to go to the can.


Try not to drool
on the controls.

Screws up the calibration.



(moans softly)


Where is she?

What have you done with her?


Girl's voice: Mom!

What have you done to me?

Why can't I remember?

Why can't I remember
my daughter's name?


Let me go!

Get off me!

OK, OK. Sorry.

It's OK.

She's one of us.

Touch me again, soldier,

And you'll be eating
your eyeballs.

Why "soldier"?
What do you know about me?

Tattoo on your forehead.

You're in the squads,
right, killer?

You show up by night,

And people disappear.


Why did you do that?

Because you're scum.

Look, miss...

You have us
at a disadvantage here.

None of us remembers
how we got here...

Or pretty much anything else.

Including who we are.

So whatever you think
you know about me...

I don't even know myself.

I don't trust her.

She knows something.

Thank god somebody does.

Have you seen any children?

A little girl?


My god. I hope they
don't put kids in here.

That would be horrible.

Why do you think there
would be children in here?

I've got to keep moving.

Wait. You've
got to be careful

Climbing around here.


There are traps.


How do you know?

Because of this.

That's a good bandage.

You a doctor?

I don't know.

I did it.
I might be

Friggin' mother Teresa
for all I know,

But I don't remember.

You remember something...

Before all of this.

Not much.

Being chased through the woods

By guys like you.

Tattoo set me off.

When I first woke up,

I don't think I would
have known my own name

If it wasn't
stitched on my shirt.

I don't even know
if this is my name.

I feel like we've
been here for hours,

And I still can't
remember anything!

Hey, hey, hey.
Give her a moment.

Fine. A moment.

But we've got to get moving

While we still
have our strength.

You guys have a plan?

We keep moving
in the same direction

Till we find the edge.

This place has
got to end eventually.

Well, what about the traps?

We test the rooms.
We have a system.


I'm going in.



What kind of animals
would do this?

Does she look familiar to you?

I keep thinking
I've seen her before.

Wonder what she's in for?

You're making a mistake.


What's the first rule

I taught you about this job?

Uh... Neatness counts.

Very funny.

Don't get involved.

I know. I'm not
getting involved, OK?

I'm drawing.

You have your chess.
Owen has his fish.

Chickliss has his...

Could we spend 5 minutes

Without bringing up Owen
and chickliss, please?

And get us back on real time.

Gonna get us in trouble.

I'll show you 3 ways
to beat that game,

But if you answer one question.

Fine. What?

OK. See, what
I want to know is...

Hold it.
Show me.




You win.

That's brilliant.
Do that again.

What do you know
about a third exit?


A third exit, an auxiliary exit

That leads directly outside.

There's no such thing.

Owen said there was.

He said chickliss
found some old plans...

They were having you on.

No way. Actually...

I think that's why they're gone.

I think they found
something out and...

I think you better stop
listening to old wives' tales.

Just listen to me.

This conversation is over.

Don't you ever worry?

About what?

One day, you're
gonna wake up inside.

The only way I'm
gonna wake up inside

Is if I keep on talking to you.


These things are useless!

The sensors in that room
must have been different.

Maybe they're not
motion sensors.

Maybe they're triggered
by heat or sound

Or something.

Why don't you just admit it?
We're dead!

He can't admit it.
It's the training.

The army never admits defeat.

You got a problem with me, lady?



I don't trust you.

Man: Aw, how the hell
did we miss this?

What is it?


What is that?

A clue as to who
built this place?

I think that's
just a coincidence.

Try the other doors.



what do they mean?

I really think it's a mistake

To think of these letters
as meaning something.

It's like some kind
of code or puzzle

We have to figure out.

A puzzle?
They're playing with us.

We should make a map.

Using what?
Our blood?

I don't know. Maybe.
You got a better idea?

I have a better idea.

I need something.
I need...

You have a hairpin.

They did us the favor
of polishing our boots.

OK. We'll flag
the safe rooms.


Give me the others.

"Y.Y.O., u.D.S.,"

And "s.A.N."

Good memory.

Yeah, in the short term.

Now I wish I could remember
what happened to me

Between birth
and about 3 hours ago.

Ha ha. Right.

I don't know.

Shoe polish and a hairpin.

Nothing in this place is random.

Maybe the bastards
just underestimated us.

So near and yet so far.

Yeah, but she's doing
better than most.

I mean, half of them don't
even notice the letters,

Let alone map them.

I meant the chess.

Give it up.
She doesn't stand a chance.

Of course she has a chance.

Ha ha. Yeah? You gonna ride
in on your white horse

And whisk her out?

The rooms could realign
to zero position.


No, it happens.

And then she'll
figure out the letters

And sail through.

And what's the first
thing the program does

When the rooms realign
to zero position?

A clean sweep.



The only thing that's
gonna sail through that

Is her ashes.

Ha ha. Hey.

Cheer up, buddy. They'll
catch you another one.

The boys upstairs like
them young and pretty.

Don't you ever feel guilty?

Don't you ever feel?

Son, you're out of line.

Yeah, whatever.

Excuse me?

Why don't you stop your doodling

And do some work for a change?

Like what?

We're waiting for orders.
It's what we do best.

It's what we do.

Clean up your space.
It's disgraceful.

You're kidding, right?

Do I look like I'm kidding?

This one's "s.D.F."

Wait. Wait a minute.


I don't know if this
makes any difference,

But they're not periods.
They're commas.

He's right.
They're commas.

OK, so they're commas.

What difference does it make?

We don't even know
what the letters mean yet.

I mean, if they were numbers,

I'd understand the commas.

Haskell: Understand
the commas how?

Well, isn't that how you plot

Coordinates on a graph...

X coordinate, y coordinate,

Z coordinate?

Right. So if the rooms
were labeled with numbers,

Like 10, 1, 7...

You would know something

About the room's position.

Yeah, but we've got letters

That so far tell us
absolutely nothing.

That is where you're
wrong, soldier.

The letters tell us
one important fact

That numbers never would.

What fact?

Oh. There are only 26 letters
in the English alphabet.


So we know the parameters.


If each room has its own
unique letter combination,

Then it's a pretty good bet

That this whole place is a cube

With 26 rooms on each side.

Worst-case scenario...
We're anywhere

From one to 25 rooms
away from the edge.

Let's go.


Actually, it's your
turn to go first.

"S, o, s."

No kidding.

Uh... I guess
we'll try another way.


The little girl's name is Anna.

Protests and strikes.
Troublemakers up north.

The whole country's
going to crap.

Ungrateful pigs.

Oh, my god.
Oh, my god.

What is it now?

Please tell me that's not a...

Would you put that away?

There's no consent form.


There's no pink page.
The consent form's missing!


So? You know the rules.

She can't be in there
without a consent form.

You think they're gonna
stop this whole operation

Because you lost
a piece of paper?

I didn't lose it!

Look, you know
how anal these guys are.

Maybe she'll get
another hearing.

Listen to yourself.

No, but this could be
huge... a mistrial.

Oh, sure.
Anything you say.



See? I told you
I recognized her.

Hmm. She's
a political.

So that would explain it.

What do you mean?

I mean...

There might not be
a consent form.

Get it?

But that's illegal.

You know, for a child prodigy,

You ain't too bright.

We've got to do something.

Like what?

We've got to let them
know upstairs.

And how are we gonna do that?

Call up.

It's just for emergencies.

Well, what do you think this is?

I don't see a fire.

I don't see a gas leak
or flooding.

I don't see you
writhing on the floor

In the throes of a heart attack,

But, god knows,
right now I'd like to!

She's gonna die in there, and
she's probably innocent!

Hey, none of them are innocent.
You read the files.

You know what kind of
people end up in there.

Exactly! All we know is what
we read in the... Files.

Oh, my god.

What if it's all bogus?

The files, the
crimes, everything.

Maybe they're just putting

Anyone in there they don't like.


There's a purpose,
and there's a plan.

And I'm not so stupid
as to think there's no plan

Just because
I don't understand it!

Here's a news flash.
We're just the button men.

If we were meant to be analysts,

We'd be working upstairs.

Would you forget the
party line for once

And make the call?


(keys rattling)

You do it.
You're the hero.

Just remember...

She was in the news,

And they made her disappear.

How much easier would
it be to get to you?

No one even knows you exist.

Who knows where you'll
wake up tomorrow?




It's for you.



Yes, sir.

Right away, sir.

Yes, sir.

I understand, sir.
Yes, sir.

(hangs up telephone)

We got work to do.

Someone's at the exit.

Our exit?

Uh, what do we do?

The exit procedure.


Wait a minute. I've
never done this before.

Don't you usually
do this with Owen?

That's right, my friend.

But Owen's not here, is he?

And the rules clearly state

That 2 senior technicians

Have to be present at
all exit procedures.

Right, but I am not
a senior technician.

Hey, I need help here.

That was a phone call
from upstairs...

Personal contact, direct
orders from above.

They never do that.

We can't screw this up.

Uh... We?

Yes, we.

(machine whirring)

As far as I
understand... Sir,

Only senior techs are allowed

To perform the exit procedure.

Perhaps it would be
in my best interest

To abstain until receiving
clearance from...

Higher up.

You little prick.


OK, I get it.

Look, you help me with this,

I'll tell them about
your girlfriend.




When will you let them know?

As soon as we're done with this.

All right?


What do I do?

Just follow my lead.

OK, here we go.

"Step one... visual
confirmation of subject

In exit room."


Oh, no. Owen.
It's Owen.

Shut up.








Anyone there?


What now?


Please! Aah!

"Question one...

Please state your name."

Huh? Who are you?

He doesn't recognize your voice.

Owen: Who are you people?

They fried his brain.

Please state your name.

They fried his brain
like the rest.

Shut... Up.


I think it's Owen.

Thank you.


"question 2...

Do you believe
in god?"



Question 2... do you
believe in god?

What is this?
Screw you!

Please answer yes or no.

What kind of god
would do this to people?

Please answer yes or no.

No. OK?


Now let me go.
Let me go!

Goddamn it!
Let me out of here!

Hit it.

I need a doctor!

What does it do?

Just hit it.


For christ's sake!


Still want your girlfriend

To sail through to the exit?


He's gone. It's over.

He was one of us.

No. Once inside,
he's one of them.

So this is your big
exit procedure?

What are we doing here?

"Do you believe
in god?"

It all hinges on that?!

I just read the questions

And push the buttons, OK?

What happens if you push yes?

I don't know.

No one's ever said yes.


Send this upstairs.

Do it.

(owen screaming)

Do you believe in god?


What kind of animals
would do this?

(elevator dings)

Owen is...

Owen is probably out sick again.

You sure?

What the hell are you doing?

You're not allowed in there.

I'm through pushing buttons.


Stupid! Stupid!

(door closes)

I'm inside.



(elevator rumbles)

Oh. Thank god.

You stupid jackass.

Good evening,
Mr. Dodd.

I believe these belong to you.

Well, it looks as though

You've got yourself a little bit

Of a situation down here.

May we?

The boys upstairs felt
you could perhaps use a hand,

And so here we are.

My name is Jax, and these are

My associates
Mr. Finn and Mr. Quigley.


Gentlemen, first things first.

We locate our mouse.
He has no implant,

And so we shall have to do this

The old-fashioned way,
I'm afraid.

Mr. Quigley, run a visual check
on all rooms.

He couldn't have gone far.

Yes, sir.

Thank you. Mr. Finn,
run a probability tree

On his potential movements.

Let's have some
contingencies, shall we?

Right away, sir.

Excuse me,
Mr. Jax, sir.

Uh, excuse me, sir.

Yes, Mr. Cod?

Uh... It's dodd, sir.


What do I do?

I'm sorry? You?

I almost forgot.

I have your orders
from upstairs.

It's a personal
delivery. Ha ha.


"Order number 793..."
blah blah blah blah.

"Commence standard
series of needle tests

On rains group."

You do know what that means?

Yes, sir.

Of course, sir.

All in a day's work, sir.
Right away, sir.

Do us a teensy favor

And use Mr. Wynn's
auxiliary monitor.

We'll need the big guns here

For our little mouse hunt.

Of course, sir. Anything
I can do to help, sir.

That's the spirit,
Mr. Mod.

Way to keep the world
safe for democracy.

Have we got a visual yet?

Quigley: Still working
on it, sir.

OK. "K, g, k."
that's 3 odds.

"M, a, q."
also 3 odds.


Like taking candy from a baby.

"A, z, z."

"a, z, z."

Rains: Got it.

Oh. I don't know why we bother
with these things anymore.

"A, z, z."

Hmm. That's the first time
I've seen a "z."

Do you think it means anything?

I don't know.

Ah, don't let the door...

(door closes)

Damn it!

She's gone.


OK. Subject
is isolated.

Now the tricky part.



OK. They were
last seen here...

Less than an hour ago.

So she should still be
in the same quadrant.

The rooms move.
I mean, they have to.

She can't be that far.

Yeah, but if we veer too far
off course looking for her,

We'll never find the edge.

OK. Well, what do you
suggest, killer?

We cut our losses?

Uh... Guys.

Are we sure this room is safe?

Maybe he just starved to death.

God, I'm hungry.

What are you doing?

We could use these.

(removing boots)

We have to keep moving.

We have to get back on track.

We've already chased our tails

For an hour looking for her.

God, this headache
is not going away.

Maybe it's the chip
in your head.


Well, it's true, isn't it?

I mean, they now put bio-receivers
in all you army boys.

Keeps you on a leash.

(door opens)

Lady, you've got a hell
of an imagination.

Jackpot. It's her.


Is she all right?

Uh... She's
not moving.



Hey, wake up.

Are you all right?

Rise and shine.

Is she...

There's a pulse.

She's burning up.

Can you hear me?

Oh, my god.

What happened to you?

I don't...

Feel so good.


I need a doctor.

Don't let her touch you!

Let go!

Aah! Oh, my god!

Don't leave me.


You just...

I...I didn't
mean to.

She scratched, and I just...

Haskell: You put her
out of her misery.

My headache's gone.

Something was
eating away at her...

A chemical or a virus.

We never checked
this room for traps.

It could be in the air.

Let's see your arm.

We've got to get out of here.

Show me your arm.

He's right. We've got
to get out of here.

Your arm,
where she scratched you.

Let's see it.

Why? You think...

Yes, I think.

Fine! There!
See? Nothing!

A flesh wound.




What do we do with him?

What do you mean?

I think whatever was eating away
at her is spreading to him.

Hey. Hello. I'm still here.

Not for long.

I say we ditch him.

Screw you!

OK, just relax, guys.
Nobody's ditching anyone.

Look at him.

Oh, my god.


It's your face.



Please don't leave me.

This is horrible.

You want to baby-sit a
dead man, be my guest.

I'll do anything.


From now on,

You test the rooms...

All of them.


Oh. Well, we're not
going down there.

No sense wasting a good boot.

Get off him!



Help me.

He's still alive down there.

Forget it.
He's gone.

You heartless son of a bitch!



Don't come near me.

I was protecting us.

You murdered him.

He was infected.

You saw it.
It was spreading.

We'd be dead by now.

You don't know that.

Wynn: Uh, actually,
he's right.

It's a highly contagious form
of necrotizing fasciitis...

A flesh-eating disease.

Who the hell are you?


I've come to help you.


Problem, Mr. Scrod?

No problem, sir.

Anything of interest?

Well, actually, sir,
I was about to...

Would you care to share
with the rest of the class?

Yes, sir.

As I was running my test series,

As instructed, sir,

The quarry intersected
with my subjects, sir.

Good work, rod.

Who says they only hire

The mentally challenged
down here? Open.

Thank you, sir.

Up on the main monitor
now, please.

Wynn: We collect...

I mean, they collect data
and run tests,

All kinds of tests...

Testing chemical
and biological agents,

Measuring brain activity,

Most of it I don't understand.

And that's just what I see
in my... Department.

I hear about others
who do different work.

I've even heard there are
other facilities...



Well, I just heard rumors.

Why can't we remember anything?

I don't know.
I always assumed

It was so that they could have

Blank slate?

A blank slate
to work with, but...

You bastards have been
using us as lab rats.

Hey, man, not me.
I'm just a computer guy...

System checks, stuff like that.

Oh, yeah. You just
followed orders.


You make me sick.

Look, you got it all wrong.

I hate my job.

Your job? How can you
do this to people?

It was your choice.

Look, you volunteered,

Only you don't remember anymore.

At least, that's
what they told us.


You believed them?

Well, yeah. I saw
the consent forms...

Except for yours.

You're lying.

Who would volunteer for this?

Well, it was either this
or execution, so...


They say you're all
condemned prisoners

Who volunteer
for the experiments

Instead of facing
the death penalty.

I never did anything
to deserve this.

Yeah. Well, tell that
to meyerhold, right?

Hey! We're innocent,
damn it!

I didn't volunteer for this!

I know. See, your consent
form was missing.

Shut up.

While you were doing
your systems checks,

Did you happen to
see a little girl?

No. Yes. I mean...

I saw her.

I saw one, a little girl...

In your dreams.



It's hard to explain.
Uh... Here.

You see, another thing
they have us do

Is record the subjects'...
Well, the people's dreams.

Her name's Anna, right?

Haskell: They can see
into our dreams?


Where is my daughter,
you piece of shit?!

I don't know.

You're lying!

No. Please.
I came to help.


We need him.


I can show you the exits.

OK. Go ahead.
Where are they?

You were wrong about the cube.

It's only 25 rooms all around.

Only 2 rooms
have "z" coordinates,

Value 26.

They periodically move
to the perimeter,

But those 2 exit points
are monitored.

Now, there's supposed
to be an auxiliary exit

That leads directly
outside the cube.

How do we get to that one?

I don't know.

So what use is he?

He can show us
how to avoid the traps.

Yes, definitely.

OK. Just read me
the coordinates

From the surrounding
rooms, please.

I was right.
They're coordinates.

Jax: Well, well...

It seems that our little mouse

Is a rat after all.

Mr. Finn, could you do
something about that, please?

Yes, sir.

(computer beeping)

This one's "c, f, p."


What the hell?


What is it?

The letters...
They just disappeared.


They're all gone.

They know I'm here.

So now would be
a good time to move.

Good idea.
You first.

(door closes)


I can't make any promises,
but this should be the way.

Jax: Mr. Quigley,

Could you isolate
that quadrant for me, please?

(computer beeping)

Ah. Mr. Finn, show me

The current trap configuratio,
s'il vous plait.

(computer beeping)

Mmm... Merci.

Now, let's make their life

A little more interesting,
shall we?




It sure looked easier
from my desk.


They've trapped all
the rooms around us.

Now what?

Really glad
you showed up to help.

My god. I'm actually
starting to enjoy myself.

You know what?
I think we should all

Keep getting together
and doing this a lot more ofte.

(telephone rings)


Oh, god-damn it.



Yes, sir.

Yes, sir.

Sorry, sir.

Right away, sir.

"just finish it, you idiot."

Ungrateful cretins.
You didn't hear that.



We have the word from on high.

It's time to blow
this Popsicle stand.

Mr. Quigley.


You heard the man.
Just finish it.

Yes, sir.

OK, OK. Let me think.
Let me think.

(electrical buzzing)

What the...

Ah, Christ!



Now what do we do?


The floor.
The floor!

I'm sorry.

Goddamn it! I don't
want to die in here!

What's happening?

What stopped it?

Wynn: Uh... I don't know.

Jax: Come on,
you piece of...

What the hell?

I don't know, sir.
We suddenly lost contact.

Yes. I can see that.

Maybe the energy required
for the test itself

Blew out the capacitor.

I mean, we're not talking
state-of-the-art equip...


That's not how it works.

That's not how it was designed.

Someone is screwing
with the connection.

I don't know, sir.
It isn't me.

Me neither, sir.


I have no idea.

It's not me. I swear.

Now, you wouldn't lie to me,

Now, would you,
Mr. Clod?

No, sir.

Wouldn't think of it.


What are we waiting for?

Get us back on line.



"Nothing" is not an answer.

Uh, excuse me, sir.

Excuse me.

What is it?

Uh... Can I use
the facilities, sir?

Just go!

For the love of...

Where do they find these people?

Quigley: I don't think
it's the software, sir.

Finn: It's definitely
a hardware problem.

Yoohoo. Listen.

This is getting
embarrassing now, OK?

I needn't remind you gentlemen

That in a few minutes,
we'll have no choice

But to send people
in there, and it'll...

Call me impulsive, but I could
probably think of a couple of names.

quigley. Finn.

You know, right off the top...

(alarm sounding)

What is that noise?

Something's wrong
with the main power source.

It's gone into reset mode.

What the hell is going on?



Oh, damn.

You can say that again.


The power go out?


So the traps don't work.

That's the good news, yeah.

What's the bad news?

It's gone into reset mode.

The system will restart itself
in 10 minutes.

The first routine
that runs on restart

Is a clean sweep.

That as bad as it sounds?

The clean sweep program

Anything still living
in all the rooms.

So, we've got to move.

Well, which way do we go?

Uh... I don't know.

OK, OK. Last time
I ran the numbers,

You were pretty much
in the center of the structure.

So I guess we just keep
going in the same direction

Until we get to the edge, right?

Great. So we're back
to square one.

Do you have a better idea?

No, I don't, because
I'm not the one

Who uses people as fucking
guinea pigs in this place!

Whoa! Wait.
Back to square one.

Dodd. Dodd
is the only one

Who could power it
down this quickly.

But he knows that the
reset mode would kick in.

So why would he...

Of course.

The clean sweep happens

After they realign
to zero position.


Quick, let me see your map.

When the power comes on,
the rooms are programmed

To realign back
to their original positions

Before the clean sweep starts.

Now, if we're in one
of the exit rooms,

Like "a, z, z" here,

It'll move us to the perimeter,

And we'll have about...
3 seconds to get out.

Before it fries us.


If that room hasn't moved,
we might just make it.

Come on.

You know, Mr. Wodd has been
in the little boys room

An awfully long time.



A noble attempt to save

Your protege,
Mr. Dodd, but...

Quite foolish ultimately.

Have I have that
widget back, please?

I don't think
I can do that, sir.

Mr. Dodd, are you
disobeying a direct order?

Yes. There.


(pen rattling)

And rather cliche,

In an endearing kind of way.

Unfortunately, I do believe

There is a penalty,
a rather strict penalty

For sabotaging state property.

Ooh. Instant

They weren't kidding, were they?

However, not to worry,
Mr. Dodd.

You still will be able to feel.

(dodd screams)

All right. It's 5
minutes till reset.

I think I found the source
of our power problem.

Does anyone know
where this goes?


That's the central coupling.

I got it, sir.

Still doesn't solve
our observation problem.

They could be
escaping as we speak.

Sir, in less
than 5 minutes from now,

The clean sweep kicks in,

And then I think
our problem will evaporate.

Mr. Finn, I don't
trust machines.

I have a machine
to thank for this...


And this.

I need to see them

With my own
god-given eye.

Of course, sir. I just...
I don't know how.


Sometimes I even amaze myself.

Mr. Finn, one
of our runaway rats

Is a former squad
soldier, is he not?

Yes, sir. That would be
haskell, the big fellow.

Yeah, the big fellow.

And they
still bio-chip

The enlisted men, do they not?

Of course.
Sir, that's brilliant.


Mr. Quigley
comes through.

Mr. Finn,
acquire us an up link

To the squad
surveillance network,

Por favor.

Yes, sir.
Right away, sir.


Just over 4 minutes.


Hold on!



There's no way he survived that.

We got to go.
Come on.

And we're locked on.

Sir, we have a visual.

It's a weak signal.

Ah. Your tax dollars
hard at work.

Well, transmit the kill code.

Pain inhibitors activated.

Neuro-chem enhancers

Rains: Are we
there yet?

Wynn: Almost.


Move it!

Get off her!




OK. Come on.

How much farther?

We're almost there.

"A, z, z."
this is it!


It's OK.
The power's out.

The power's out.



Oh, man.


Just over one minute!

Can't this thing go any faster?


Sir, we've got
the grid display back.

They're at the perimeter.

30 seconds till clean sweep.

Well, I think it's time
for our little surprise.

I hope your shortcut worked,
Mr. Quigley.

(water trickling)




The auxiliary exit.

Leads directly outside.

Now what?

Can you swim?


Wynn: Jump... Down!




Jax: Well, did we
get them?

Sorry, sir.

Signal got scrambled
at flashpoint.

I think we got them.

I don't like it.

Get a squad to the exit point.

(helicopters approaching)

Hey, this way.

(darts firing)

Come on.

No. Run.

Run! Go!

(wynn groans)

He's conscious.

Thank god.

Well, welcome back,
Mr. Wynn.

You're conscious,
so, yes, we can begin now.

"Eric Wynn...

"as you have been found guilty

"of high treason, sabotage,
and various other crimes

Against your country
and your god..."

And so on and so forth,
blah, blah, blah...

"your sentence has been
extended for 2 more lifetimes."

What sentence? I don't
even remember the trial.

Oh. Well, you
were found guilty.

No further questions.

Wait! What
are you doing?

Well, we've decided
on a few modifications

Before putting you back inside.


Mr. Wynn, you are
holding up progress.

Don't I get a choice?

Don't all the condemned
get a choice?

I choose death.

No, Mr. Wynn...
You do not get a choice.

You have already
made your choice.

I believe this
is your signature.

I...I don't

"I don't understand."

You chose to become
a test subject many years ago.

Now you simply
don't remember that.

Oh, it's all standard procedure.

But my job, dodd,
Owen, chickliss.

All lab rats, just like you...

Observing the observers,
you know, that kind of thing.

"Oh, very, very
interesting results."


You're actually
starting to bore me now.

Where is she?

Oh, the elusive
ms. Rains.

Uh... Well, you needn't
worry about her.

You didn't catch her.


He's all yours.

Don't touch me.

Don't worry.
This won't hurt.



Anna: Mommy, I'm cold.

Why can't we have a fire?

Rains: Shh. Because
the bad people might find us.

Hey, I have
something to show you.

See? That's us.

We're superheroes.

These are very special

Because they were drawn
by a very special person.

Is he a superhero, too?


Yes, he is.

Man: What's wrong
with him?

He doesn't seem
to know we're here.

This room is green.


Hi there.

This room is green.

Yes, it is.

Woman: What is it?

I want to go back
to the blue room.

I think he's
mentally handicapped.

That's all we
need... a retard.


How the hell did he
survive in here?

I want to go back.
I want to go back.

Back. Back.

I want to go back.
I want to go... Back.