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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)

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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Before beginning work on the project, Matt Reeves and Mark Bomback decided to get inspiration by watching "a million movies," according to Reeves. Among the films they asked to see at the Fox screening room were: westerns, war movies, Biblical epics, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and all of the previous "Planet of the Apes" films. See more »

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The apple slice on the end of the Colonel's knife disappears between shots without him eating it. See more »

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The Colonel: You are impressive. Smart as hell. You're stronger than we are. But you're taking this all much too personally. So emotional!
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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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Don't waste your money
17 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was so tempted to walk out of this move after the first ten minutes. I stayed because I was with a group of friends. The plot is stupid. You literally feel no emotions for anything going on in the movie. The only feeling you get is boredom. The incoherence in the movie was unbearable . The movie tries really hard to humanize the apes to the point you feel like you are watching a day time soap opera through most of the film and not even a good one either. This movie was torture. If they need to interrogate criminals or terrorists make them watch War for the Planet of the Apes.


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