This weekend, Gary Oldman leads a band of human survivors against an army of genetically evolved apes in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a young man's adolescence, from the ages of 5 to 18, is chronicled in Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," a doctor and his team investigate a mysterious viral outbreak in Guillermo del Toro's "The Strain," premiering on FX Sunday at 10 p.m., and "Masters of Sex" returns for its second season this Sunday on Showtime.

Weekend Watchlist: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' 'The Strain,' & More


Also in theaters this weekend:
  • In "Land Ho!", a pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland, where they share thoughtful and existential -- and even a few vulgar -- moments.
  • In "A Long Way Down," Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, and Aaron Paul form a surrogate family to help one another overcome the troubles of their lives.
  • "Road to Paloma" follows Wolf (Jason Momoa), a Native American who bikes across the desolate American West after avenging his mother's murder. The film marks the directorial feature debut of Momoa ("Game of Thrones"), who also co-wrote the script.
  • "Rage" stars Nicolas Cage as a reformed gangster, who rounds up his old crew and seeks revenge after his daughter is kidnapped.


Also on TV this weekend:
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Movie Poster
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
PG-132014
Based on 48 critics

Ten years after simian flu wiped out much of the world's homosapiens, genetically enhanced chimpanzee... Read More

Boyhood Movie Poster
Boyhood
R2014
Based on 50 critics

The joys and pitfalls of growing up are seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane),... Read More

Masters of Sex TV Show Poster
Masters of Sex
ShowtimeTVMASeptember 29, 2013
Based on 15 critics

Scientists William Masters and Virginia Johnson were pioneers of the study of human sexuality. Read More

The Strain TV Show Poster
The Strain
FXTVMAJuly 13, 2014
Based on 38 critics

A team investigates a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an evil strain of vampirism. Read More