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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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$146,865,336 (USA) (16 November 2017)
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Ape actors Andy Serkis (Caesar) and Terry Notary (Rocket) have also both played King Kong, with Serkis in Peter Jackson's King Kong (2005) and Notary in Kong: Skull Island (2017). See more »

Goofs

The US Army unit featured as the main protagonists fail to use any scouts when moving, nor any sentries when in camp, meaning the apes are easily able to follow them and at one point a human child can walk into a fortified camp unchallenged and unobserved. The use of scouts and sentries is basic procedure for any professional military. See more »

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The Colonel: Do you have any idea what your mercy did to us?
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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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References Ben-Hur (1959) 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.
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Bad marketing / great movie
16 November 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What an epic conclusion to an outstanding series. Shame the marketing campaign did an awful job. Wait, I take that back. It was the title of the film that kept people away. Personally, I didn't watch this in theaters because I thought it was going to be just like the last apes film- which felt like a "war" film. Not saying the second apes film wasn't great but we were lead to believe to was going to be the same exact film - which would have been a put off if that was the case. But much to my delight this was an epic odyssey of a film that did not disappoint and helped to put this trilogy as one of the greatest film trilogies of all time. And it ties up all the loose ends perfectly.


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