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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)

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

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$140,958,101 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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Trivia

The Orangutan played by Karin Konoval is named Maurice. In Planet of the Apes (1968), the Orangutan, Dr. Zaius, is played by actor Maurice Evans. See more »

Goofs

In a shot before Bad Ape reveals himself, a human nose can be seen. See more »

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Caesar: I did not see. There will never be peace.
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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 »

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References The Thin Red Line (1998) See more »

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Hey Joe
Written by Billy Roberts (as Bill Roberts)
Performed by Jimi Hendrix
Courtesy of Experience Hendrix, L.L.C.
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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HUGE Letdown
31 July 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw a couple reviews online from my trusty movie review websites. Both gave it their highest grade possible and called it "EPIC". The first 10-20 minutes were...pretty good...but then it all went downhill from there.

I must have fell asleep three or four times but felt bad because I would jerk when I woke up and I was snoring at one time (so I was told), so I tried to not be a distraction to my friends or the very few other people there. So I really tried my best to stay awake and pay attention, eating tons of salty overpriced popcorn, sugary reese cups, and caffeine filled soda...but it was so hard! This movie was SO BORING and not epic at all.

I will try my best to pretend this movie does not exist and tell myself it ended with the second one...Too bad because I probably would have bought the trilogy..now there is NO chance. IT WAS THE MOST DISAPPOINTING MOVIE OF THE YEAR!!


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