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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

PG-13| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.  They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

Cast: Andy Serkis , Jason Clarke , Gary Oldman , Keri Russell , Toby Kebbell , Kodi Smit-McPhee , Kirk Acevedo , Jon Eyez

Director: Matt Reeves

Genres: Science fiction, Adventure, Action

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

Release Date: July 11th, 2014|2 hr. 10 min.

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fan reviews ( 28 )
  • Dawn is dynamite entertainment, especially in the rousing first hour. show more

  • If you see the movie, notice how the ending is no ending, and the fact that it even feels like one is entirely a function of Michael Giacchino's musical score. show more

  • The film forges ahead, in vivid 3-D, with such energy, expertise and thunderous conviction that you readily accept its basic premise — the pell-mell emergence of great intelligence, plus moral awareness, in primitive bodies — and find yourself exactly where the filmmakers want you to be, swinging giddily between sympathy for the apes and the humans in what threatens to become all-out war. show more

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  • August 08, 2014 Yvonne
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    This is a great movie. better than the first!

  • July 28, 2014 Connie Gansel Harper
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    great movie! great action, never boring. This has been by far the best one made. enjoyed every moment!!!

  • July 21, 2014 Goodmom42
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    My husband and I loved this film, not one MOMENT of boringness in it (I think some of the other reviewers were in the wrong movie). The special effects were very good, and I was especially impressed by the realistic expressions on the apes' faces!

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Two Adorable Chimps Watched 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' and Frickin' Loved It (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on July 16, 2014

So, two chimps walked into a movie theater ... Sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it actually happened last weekend! As first reported by The Daily Mail, a pair of two-year-old chimps, Vali a...

The Deleted, Alternate Ending of 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Is Very Doom & Gloom

Posted by
Kelly Woo on July 15, 2014

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" (get tickets) nearly ended with a different final scene than the one millions of moviegoers saw this weekend. Director Matt Reeves admitted to Slashfilm that he had...

Box Office: Does 'Apes' Success Mean the Slump Is Over?

Posted by
Gary Susman on July 14, 2014

For the past few weeks, box office observers (including this column) have been worried about a big summer slump. After all, summer revenues are down nearly 20 percent compared to the same point last y...

Weekend Box Office: 'Planet of the Apes' Rides Off With No. 1 Spot, Big Opening Weekend

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The Associated Press on July 13, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" thumped its chest at the box office with a $73 million opening weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, Fox's "Planet of the Apes" sequel ro...

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