Cube Zero

Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Ernie Barbarash
Production: LionsGate Entertainment
  3 wins & 2 nominations.
97 min

I hate this place.





Now that is sick.

- Are you watching this?

- No, Thanks. I don't look any more.

We've seen a lot of...

Oh, dear God!

You know you shouldn't

be looking at the files.

- It's not against the rules.

- But it's not encouraged.

- Come on man, we've all...

- It's not encouraged.


Okay, screw this.

- Pawn to King 2.

- Knight to Queen's Bishop 6.

- Check.

- What?

I didn't even see that.

I was just wondering...

When is Chickliss coming back?

Some time this week.

Probably all suntanned, the prick.

Let's see...

King to King's Bishop 8.

Rook takes Queen. Check.



- Sorry.

- Shut up I don't need your sympathy.

- Where is Owen?

- You're trying to psych me out or what?

I can't hear myself think.


Owen is probably out sick again.

That would be my best guess.

You sure?



Despite your rather transparent tactics,

Brainman, prepare to die.

Bishop to Queen's Knight 7.


Queen takes Bishop. I believe

that's Checkski-Mateski.

What? No way.

Ah come on, how did you...?

You freak of nature!

You know the other night I heard some noise.

- Noise?

- Yeah.

In Owen's room, like a...

like a scuffle.

- Really?

- Yeah.

- You don't think that...?

- You dreamt it.

- No, look...

- You dreamt it.

You're always complaining

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?

Good. They didn't forget

lunch this time.

Goat cheese salad with ginseng,

liver fricase

and mango sorbet. Eeewh.

Must be you.



Oh! Sorry.

Bless us our Lord for these thy gifts

which we're about to receive,

from thy bounty through you, Lord.



Down the hatch.

"Please record REM-sleeper

in room 17 24 09".

Let's go.


Zooming out of 06, 12, 21.

And zooming in to 17, 24, 9.

Here we go.

Hot-patching gear works

and flipping to

REM reader mode.

Locating subject.

Subject located.

Zooming in.


Keep your tongue in your mouth, Brainman.

We're on the clock.

Are we locked?

Sorry. Locked on.

Thank you.

Arm extension, Go.


- Steady.

- I got it, I got it.

Light her up.

Interscan is locked.

Commencing REM read.


Mommy Help!


No! No!



Now let's cycle back.

And there you have it.

If you do this long enough,

you can do it in your sleep.

In your sleep...

Recording dreams in your sleep.

That's funny.

When's the last time you

remember being outside?

Last night.

I had a dream of being at the beach.

No, I mean really outside,

not a dream.

I... 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.


- You know, I was just thinking...

- Stop thinking.

- What's gotten into you?

- What's gotten into me?

- You know who these are?

- They're Chickliss' kids.

- Arthur and Sunshine.

- Orphans. They're orphans.

You told me

Chickliss was on vacation.

I have to go to the can.

Try not to drool on the controls.

It screws up the calibration.


Where is she?

What have you done with her?

Where is...?

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!

- Okay. Okay. Sorry.

It's okay.

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 you forehead.

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Ernie Barbarash

Ernie Barbarash is a film producer, perhaps best known as co-producer of the films American Psycho 2, Cube 2: Hypercube, Prisoner of Love, The First 9½ Weeks and The Cat's Meow. Barbarash also wrote and directed Cube Zero and Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming. He also directed the Canadian horror thriller They Wait. more…

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