In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Ten years after conquering the Earth, ape leader Caesar wants the ruling apes and enslaved humans to live in peace. But warring factions of apes led by a militant gorilla general as well as various human groups threaten the stability.
J. Lee Thompson
Cornelius and Zira's son Caesar leads apes to revolution in this installment of the apes saga. Dogs and cats have been wiped out by a plague and now apes are household pets that are treated like slaves. Caesar has the intelligence to fight this oppression. Written by
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This is the only film from the original Planet of the Apes (1968) series of 5, that was not rated G, and the only entry released without a pre-title sequence. Reason: the opening was deemed too violent, and the producers wanted to avoid an R rating. The opening showed police on night patrol shooting an escaped ape and discovering his body covered with welts and bruises that are evidence of severe abuse. (Governor Breck and MacDonald refer to this incident in a scene that survived the final cut.) That and many other bloody images were deleted after a pre-release print was shown to a preview audience. The opening scene appears in the novelization and the comic book adaptation of the movie. On November, 2008, the Blu-Ray unrated version restored many of those graphic scenes, but not the pre-credit opening. See more »
When Caesar is being tortured, you can see a small rectangular hole in his mask at the rear of the upper lip, presumably for the actor to breathe through. See more »
Caesar... Caesar! This is not how it was meant to be.
In your view or mine?
Violence prolongs hate, hate prolongs violence. By what right are you spilling blood?
By the slave's right to punish his persecutor.
I, a decedent of slaves am asking you to show humanity.
But, I was not born human.
I know. The child of the evolved apes.
Whose children shall rule the earth.
For better or for worse?
Do you think it could be worse?
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We may think that from what we see "Damn the continuity all to Hell and most truthfully."in the famous words of the zpota website Also & why not @ the same time that we see that both the apes Cornelius & Zira may've sped up the history of which they told happened centuries later via traveling through time it still doesn't make sense because it would be recalled later in time that Cornelius & Zira's son had caused the takeover? The zpota website also starts off as you'll see with the Quote "Monkeying around with the timeline."My family & I were in hysterics as the apes got to revolt against their master's due to Caeser's evil eye like when the ape turned the shoe polish brush from the shoe to the sock.Later on we see when the ape in the restaurant took the knifes away.Caeser finishes out the film with his speech in conclusion saying" for tonight you've seen the birth of the Planet of the apes."But the best is yet to come on the "Battle" sect of which is why as you'll see I couldn't even wait to get there first.Check out Planet of the apes #19 by Malibu Graphics with the follow-up to this of which was presented as a missing link to the original Movie. Including a follow-up from this movie of the TV commentator saying "....This Chimpanzee is believed to be the child of the two talking chimpanzees; Corneilius and Zira-who came to us from outer space 20 years ago." Thus proving they were trying to conceal the fact that through the same time warp that Taylor went into the future,Corneilus and Zira came from the future & despite the knowledge of their killer who had also got killed.
Truthfully, Stephen "Steve" G. Baer a.k.a. "Ste".
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