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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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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,262,929, 16 July 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$146,880,162, 30 November 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$346,613,018, 20 August 2017
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Many viewers mistook Lake as Cornelia before the release of latest trailer, which showed Cornelia and Blue Eyes are dead. See more »

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The poop on the guard's face disappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Caesar: This is my fight. I may not make it back. Make sure my son knows who his father was.
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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 »

Connections

References Donkey Kong (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Hey Joe
Written by Billy Roberts (as Bill Roberts)
Performed by Jimi Hendrix
Courtesy of Experience Hendrix, L.L.C.
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Absolute tosh
20 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

For want of a better word, allegorical - but only in the sense that the writers defaulted to familiar historical events and biblical story lines to compose an anti-content, challenge-bereft script. In parts I questioned whether I was watching a movie tailored to the intellectually-impaired, so banal and Dan-Brownlike were the and-then's; served dripping with saccharine sentimentality and heart-string tugging musical schmaltz. As a showcase for state of the art CGI it was...a showcase for state of the art CGI, nothing more. Recent reboot 1 nailed it; 2 flailed it; 3 failed it. Get your filthy paws off my franchise you damn dirty animator.


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