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
Based on 48 critics

Caesar's genetically evolved apes and the human survivors of a deadly virus battle for supremacy. Read More

Based on 50 critics

A child (Ellar Coltrane) grows from boyhood to manhood over the course of 12 years. Read More

Masters of Sex
Based on 32 critics

William Masters and Virginia Johnson are known as pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research shoots them to fame on a trajectory that takes them from humb... Read More

The Strain
Based on 38 critics

Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the CDC's New York-based Canary Project, is called upon to investigate when an airplane lands with everybody on board dead. What his... Read More