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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

 -  Action | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  11 July 2014 (USA)
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In the wake of a disaster that changed the world, the growing and genetically evolving apes find themselves at a critical point with the human race.

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A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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ape | woods | forest | sewer | tunnel | See more »

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One last chance for peace.


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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11 July 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Rise of the Planet of the Apes Sequel  »

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Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$72,611,427 (USA) (11 July 2014)

Gross:

$202,139,896 (USA) (18 August 2014)
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Trivia

The first Planet of the Apes film to be shot in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio. See more »

Goofs

The building the humans are living in is similar to the Southern Pacific Company building (1 Market), also sits at the base of California St (albeit at an angle), has an exterior with similar features but different entrance and is completely different on the inside. See more »

Quotes

Malcolm: Who was that in the video?
Caesar: A good man... like you.
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Connections

Follows Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) See more »

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The Weight
Written by Robbie Robertson
Performed by The Band
Courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC
Under license from Universal
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No need to reload in wonderland... or plot holes strike again :(
26 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

This movie had some interesting massages and good atmosphere indeed, and it is good adaptation of 'Apes' franchise, BUT It just had WAY too many obvious plot holes...

Just some of them(Spoilers!!): http://www.100thingsilearned.com/view.php?id=1734 (+ Straton review on IMDb site)

Almost every movie has less or more obvious plot holes, these can be overlooked to some extent - as long as they don't pile up and you begin to start questioning everything or even rejecting it... I guess its mostly about a director, writers and movie crew that actually care if whats in the movie actually makes any sense at the end ;)

I just can't help myself, but I like to think about plot, context, character interest and behavior when I watch a movie - not just watch it mindlessly .. that's why I enjoy movies based on real people/events a bit more, I guess mindless blockbusters are not for me anymore :)


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