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Release Date: July 14th, 2017

PG-13|2 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel (Woody Harrelson). 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 of their species and the future of the planet.

Cast: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Amiah Miller, Judy Greer, Max Lloyd-Jones

Director: Matt Reeves

Genres: Adventure, Action, Science fiction

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Bluegrass Films, Chernin Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

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  • The fact that a genre entry of this nature, with no intrinsic need of being philosophically nuanced, goes out of its way to endow even its ostensible villains with comprehensible motives rates as a notable achievement. show more

  • It’s not just the CG that’s visually impressive here; “War” boasts some extraordinary set pieces. show more

  • It’s engrossing every inch of the way, with casualties, infighting, character flaws, war mongering, and some delicious grandstanding from Harrelson. show more

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