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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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Planet of the Apes 3  »

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$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$56,262,929 (USA) (16 July 2017)

Gross:

$140,958,101 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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2.39 : 1
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The unit insignias seen on the soldiers were from 2nd infantry division and 17th fires brigade both are units at JBLM (joint base Lewis McCord). A truck also had JBLM written on the roof. See more »

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After the colonel is seen killing apes for the first time, apes are talking to Caesar in sign language. Even though Caesar is not looking at the apes while they talk to him using sign language, he still responds to the apes. See more »

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[Opening titles]
Opening Titles: Fifteen years ago, a scientific experiment gone wrong gave rise to a species of intelligent apes and destroyed most of humanity with a virus that became known as Simian Flu.
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Opening Titles: With the dawn of a new ape civilization led by Caesar, the surviving humans struggled to coexist. But fighting finally broke out when a rebel ape, Koba, led a vengeful attack against humans.
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Written by Francis Scott Key
Arranged by Jeff Kryka
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Mercy, mercy please!
23 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Halfway into the movie, I wished I could be magically transported into the movie itself as one of the apes... then hopefully be shot and killed so that I could be put out of my misery. The only reason I did not walk out is because I was with my family and I mistakenly thought that they were enjoying the movie. However, as soon as the credits started to roll, my husband announced, "Thank God it's over. That was the worst movie I've ever seen!" All of us agreed. I am so sorry to have wasted that money, but I'm even sorrier about wasting the time that I could have spent doing something else -- ANYTHING ELSE -- with my family. The kicker was when my 11-year-old son sadly concluded that he no longer likes movies. Likewise, my 20-year-old son did not have a kind word to say about it. We've never agreed on anything so strongly before as a family unit. What a shame that we couldn't have bonded over something else.


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