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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

According to director Matt Reeves, it was Woody Harrelson's idea to begin addressing Caesar by ticking off the military rivals of the past, "Wellington and Napoleon, Grant and Lee, Custer and Sitting Bull," while noting that as an ape Caesar would not know what he was talking about. See more »

Goofs

At the border camp, the soldiers are standing in the rain yet none are wet. See more »

Quotes

Caesar: No mercy. No peace. This is war. Apes together strong.
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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 The Ten Commandments (1956) See more »

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Slow, long, boring
22 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

The apes are well done but somehow elicit less empathy than Disney animated characters. Scenes that are supposedly moving or sad drag on and on. Some fight scenes are good but when monkeys got hit, somehow I felt no pang. CGI is impressive but I don't go to the movies for that and I still don't know what it was about apart from references to the story of Moses and hints to the holocaust. A mess.


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