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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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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,262,929, 16 July 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$146,880,162, 30 November 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$346,613,018, 20 August 2017
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Trivia

The Overlook Hotel from The Shining (1980) makes an appearance. See more »

Goofs

Chimpanzees unlike humans cannot produce tears. Caesar's tears may be just another morphological change granted by the drugs and the virus. See more »

Quotes

The Colonel: There are times when it is necessary to abandon our humanity to save humanity.
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox fanfare is played through the use of Congo drums instead of the traditional percussion instruments. See more »

Connections

References Platoon (1986) See more »

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Star Spangled Banner
Written by Francis Scott Key
Arranged by Jeff Kryka
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The Most Boring and Mediocre Film of the Year
15 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

This movie was beyond boring. It was also very pretentious. There were so many plot holes in this film. Way more plot holes than Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The cinematography was very mediocre. It's the same bland, darkly lit look from the previous Dawn of the Planet of the Apes film. Camera placement wasn't very good and it had no use of the quadrant system when it came to framing either. The CGI is probably the best it's ever been, but it's nothing special. It's just a bunch of talking apes riding horses and shooting machine guns with one arm. The direction had no style, it had weak action sequences that were very stupid with very little inventive camera work. The OST composed by Michael Giacchino might be one of the most laziest OST I have ever heard. It tries to be deep and biblical, but it just ends up being laughable. This is one of the worst films of the year and probably one of the worst films I have ever seen. Highly overrated.

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