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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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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$202,442,801 (USA) (19 August 2014)
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Trivia

Rupert Wyatt declined to direct this film saying he was uncomfortable with the original locked release date of 23 May 2014, that would not give him enough time to work on the film. However, just months before release, the film's released slot was replaced with X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). See more »

Goofs

On multiple occasions, when a character goes into a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station, they are seen jumping over a classic subway-style turnstile. In fact, BART stations do not have these kind of turnstiles, they have more modern looking ones that slide open. See more »

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Caesar: War has begun.
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References Pokémon (1998) See more »

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Ain't That a Stinger
Written by Griffith Giacchino
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sucks monkey balls
4 August 2014 | by (Holland) – See all my reviews

I really enjoy seeing a good movie and I enjoyed the other planet of the apes. But this was just horses-hit. Now I'm sure IMDb ratings are fake and most likely can be bought. Don't watch this movie because: Annoying false sentiment, annoying soundtrack at the start of every annoying false sentiment scene, annoying acting, thin story line, slow, slower, slowest, 3d my ass.

Do yourself a favor and go see an other movie, can't be as bad as this pies of s%$t.

I want those two hour of my life back.

The people who made this should not be allowed to work in the movie business ever again.


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