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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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Matt Reeves
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Serkis ... Caesar
Woody Harrelson ... The Colonel
Steve Zahn ... Bad Ape
Karin Konoval ... Maurice
Amiah Miller ... Nova
Terry Notary ... Rocket
Ty Olsson ... Red Donkey
Michael Adamthwaite ... Luca
Toby Kebbell ... Koba
Gabriel Chavarria ... Preacher
Judy Greer ... Cornelia
Sara Canning ... Lake
Devyn Dalton ... Cornelius
Aleks Paunovic ... Winter
Alessandro Juliani ... Spear
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Storyline

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 ahmetkozan

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For freedom. For family. For the planet.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, thematic elements, and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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USA | Canada | New Zealand

Release Date:

14 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planet of the Apes 3 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,262,929, 16 July 2017

Gross USA:

$146,880,162

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$490,664,238
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The horses on the beach were shot on Vancouver Island. It was the rainy season, and expected to be gloomy. Matt Reeves was initially upset to find it sunny on the day of shooting, but he realized it was better than what they had planned thanks to the light and reflections in the sand. See more »

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The soldiers are standing in the rain at the border camp, yet none of them are wet. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Captain: Is that a trench? It looks like there's more of them inside.
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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

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) See more »

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Star Spangled Banner
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Arranged by Jeff Kryka
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Excellent 10/10
12 October 2017 | by umkmngtSee all my reviews

Honestly, i can't understand how people give a score of 1/10.

One user said that "the mass cinematographic audience is every day, every time, worse". I totally agree with that.

This movie is much better than the previous 2. In fact, this movie should be used as "foot" to develop true sequels of the same quality as this, and even better.

Rarely nowadays you can see a movie that is entertaining from the beginning to the end and with all the condiments you could imagine of a great movie. This movie reaches all those levels. And if you do not like it, I honestly could not understand why.

It is moving, has action, has good CGI, good rhythm ... and all that works cohesively to fit in to a very good argument.

What more can I say.

Only those who can truly appreciate this film, forgetting their prequels, only appreciating this ... will understand.

10/10


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