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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Serkis ... Caesar
Woody Harrelson ... The Colonel
Steve Zahn ... Bad Ape
Karin Konoval ... Maurice
Amiah Miller ... Nova
Terry Notary ... Rocket
Ty Olsson ... Red Donkey
Michael Adamthwaite ... Luca
Toby Kebbell ... Koba
Gabriel Chavarria ... Preacher
Judy Greer ... Cornelia
Sara Canning ... Lake
Devyn Dalton ... Cornelius
Aleks Paunovic ... Winter
Alessandro Juliani ... Spear
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Storyline

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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Release Date:

14 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planet of the Apes 3 See more »

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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

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$490,664,238
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Dolby Atmos

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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At the border camp, the soldiers are standing in the rain yet none are wet. See more »

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Captain: Is that a trench? It looks like there's more of them inside.
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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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If You Paid to See This, Who's the Monkey?
15 July 2017 | by R. Nathan HundSee all my reviews

This has to be humanity's low point. Not the movie, the people giving it glowing reviews. What a mindless crowd of 'bots parroting paid commercial hype about something that has NO STORY, NO WAR and NO PURPOSE other than making money off of total morons. The way people mindlessly react to marketing cues like trained poodles is disturbing in the extreme.

Could be useful as a first date movie or a new friend that you're not really sure about. Anyone that thinks this is a great movie is not worth associating with beyond what it takes for you to drive them home after the movie.

It's almost like English panto. The play isn't funny, everyone knows what will happen, and the audience reacts on cue with as stereotypical dialogue as the actors. Seriously, targeted at gen Y? Have millennials actually been raised to react like little 'bots to particular commercial stimuli? I fear so, for there is no other reason that someone would rave about this kind of big budget, Hollyweird CRAP!

And they need to be sued. The screen writing is so lazy as to be non- existent, and when they do come up with a character...it's a complete rip-off of Kurtz from Apocalypse Now. I can just hear the banter among the makers of this one. "Uh...he's a total rip-off of Kurtz." "Yeah, but just stick a goatee on him and it'll be OK".

And did I mention that it was boring to the point of torture? Slow? It's stops more often than a school bus, whilst running twice as slow. Even if you're totally marketing addled and wouldn't mind this, you will mind what you pay to see it. It's simply not worth it at any price. Free. If it were free and you're mindless...maybe. Otherwise, forget it!


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