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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 14 July 2017 (USA)
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After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

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Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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For freedom. For family. For the planet.


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, thematic elements, and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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14 July 2017 (USA)  »

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Planet of the Apes 3  »

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$150,000,000 (estimated)

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$56,262,929 (USA) (14 July 2017)

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$137,232,191 (USA) (11 August 2017)
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Trivia

The Colonel (Woody Harrelson) is never addressed by his name, but according to his uniform, it is McCullough. See more »

Goofs

Woody Harrelson as The Col. is eating a piece of fruit off the tip of his knife. He takes a small bite leaving the rest on the tip of his knife as he goes into an intense dialogue with Caesar. Camera back to The Col. the piece of fruit suddenly disappeared and there's no fruit on the floor when the camera panned out. See more »

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Bad Ape: Human get sick. Ape get smart. Then human kill ape. But not me. I run.
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The 20th Century Fox fanfare is played through the use of Congo drums instead of the traditional percussion instruments. See more »

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References The Thin Red Line (1998) See more »

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Apes's Past Is Prologue
Written by Griffy Giacchino (as Griffith Giacchino)
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Fell asleep
9 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

This movie is so boring that after a few minutes, I had to take a small nap. When I woke up, I still understood what was going on, meaning nothing. The whole plot of that thing is, they go somewhere, and they come back, and meanwhile there are a couple of special effects. As too often unfortunately, the millions went to special effects, not to the underfed writers, who got lost in nothingness and all along, wrote about their despair of having nothing to tell. As usual, the apes end up displaying a bit more humanity than the humans themselves, but we got used to that through previous episodes. Finally, the badly paid and uninspired writers find themselves in a dead end, and sort of, they terminate their movie in a cataclysmic way, because only the hand of God could end their chain of poor choices. This empty movie deserves empty theaters. Call the supervisor ! I want my money back !


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