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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 11 July 2014 (USA)
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A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.

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A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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One last chance for peace.


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Untitled Rise of the Planet of the Apes Sequel  »

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$170,000,000 (estimated)

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$72,611,427 (USA) (13 July 2014)

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$208,545,589 (USA)
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Trivia

In the film, the violent, hate-filled ape, Koba, is a bonobo (formerly known as a pygmy chimpanzee) while the pacifist, forgiving ape, Caeser, is a chimpanzee (formerly known as a common chimpanzee). In real life, however, bonobos are the much less violent of the two chimp species and rarely fight, whereas common chimps are much more prone to attack one another. See more »

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Caesar is never shown giving the humans his name, and the apes sign his name when talking to him. But during an incident after the humans start work on the dam, Malcolm calls him Caesar. See more »

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[first lines]
Physician: If you have a fever and cough or a sore throat, stay home.
Man on TV: I'd say 95% chance of this is manufactured. Came out of a laboratory.
Female Reporter: The source of the virus was traced back to drug test done at Gen-Sys Laboratories in San Francisco.
Male Reporter 1: The lab technician, now known as Patient Zero, was accidentally exposed to retrovirus ALZ-113, an Alzheimer's trial drug that was being testing on chimpanzees.
Male Reporter 2: The infected chimps showed signs of erratic and aggressive behavior that led to their escape from...
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Crazy Credits

After the credits there is an audio cue of Apes digging through, and removing rubble and concrete. Then Koba's distinctive breathing is heard, hinting at Koba surviving the fall after his struggle with Caesar. See more »

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Dark times Ahead. BLOCKBUSTER
10 July 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I love Christopher Nolan, He has simply changed the way superhuman,extraordinary thrillers are made. Now everyone is just following him. Most of the Directors are trying to show the dark and more realistic environment in the movies and MATT REEVES succeeded in it.

It is a extremely well-made and enacted movie. What works is the intensity of the characters. Caesar is the character taken straight out of the last installment, Rise of the Planet of the apes. He is the brains and the brass together. The movie is entertaining and includes a surprising ending.

The film has got some amazing graphics. The Apes look real and in every way you sympathize with them. I would rate it 9 out of 10 just for graphics,acting and the intensity of the film.

DO WATCH !!


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