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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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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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2.39 : 1
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Director Matt Reeves explained that introducing Bad Ape was meant to start widening the fictional world for future sequels, by establishing that there are other apes across the world beyond Caesar's colony who were mentally uplifted by the Simian Flu he added: "Bad Ape is really...he's critical to this story but he's actually a seed thats planted that sort of says that...that's a widening up of the world.its not just Caesar's apes, there are other apes elsewhere-and those apes haven't had the benefit of Caesar's leadership, and so who knows what they're like,and they certainly wouldn't necessarily have the level of empathy and integrity that he's tried to instill in his family of apes, so future conflicts might not just be human and ape." See more »

Goofs

The character Luca is an adult gorilla that should weigh in the region of 3 to 400 lb and is seen in much of the film riding a horse, often at the gallop. A horse carrying this kind of weight would not be able to walk easily, certainly not gallop. See more »

Quotes

Koba: Sleep... You cannot save them. Apes all die here.
Caesar: No!
Koba: Yes... Join me.
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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 Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Apes's Past Is Prologue
Written by Griffy Giacchino
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drama and special effects
15 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Drama and special effects with an incoherent story line and caricatures instead of characters. This could have been a good movie but has gone beyond credibility to the point of absurdity. Where are the technical adviser? Did anyone think to consult one soldier about protocol? Especially after watching the originals, this does not even compare with Battle for the Planet of the Apes.

Summation: White man pure evil, ape and stupid human good.


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