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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

 -  Action | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  11 July 2014 (USA)
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10 Years after a disease that spread around the globe, Apes who have started and survived the sickness has to go face-to-face with a band of human survivors and a traitor who is hell bent on destroying humans and apes galore.

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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)  »

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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:

$203,937,551 (USA) (22 August 2014)
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Trivia

Caesar's son is named Blue Eyes. This is most likely a reference to Caesar's mother Bright Eyes, which was also the name that Zira (Kim Hunter) gave Taylor (Charlton Heston)) in Planet of the Apes (1968). Blue Eyes was also the name that Zira (Philippa Harris) gave Bill Hudson (Tom Williams) in Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975). 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

Koba: Apes not kill apes.
Caesar: You are no ape.
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Follows Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975) 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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Dreary let down
22 July 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed the previous film and after seeing the high review scored shelled out the exorbitant cost to go to the cinema.

None of the characters inspire any real interest.

The story is boring and predictable. With stereotype bad people/bad apes versus a few good men/apes.

I always like a good, post apocalyptic film, unfortunately this was not it! Very disappointed, it's not desperately awful just very mediocre.

I often regret the exorbitant cost of going to the cinema and certainly did this time. Wish I had waited till it came out on TV.

My advice is don't waste your money wait till it comes out on TV or streaming service.


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