Being absent for over a decade, the Apes return to the big screen, creating a film that is unbelievably impressive, both on a technical scale and how they were able to adapt this material for the modern age. This is exactly what the franchise needed to give filmgoers a modern fee...
A single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other -- and to the Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The Oscar-winning visual effects team that brought to life the worlds of Ava... read more
Directed by: Rupert Wyatt
Release Date: August 5, 2011
DVD Release Date: December 13, 2011
Stats: 18,068 reviews
Flixster Reviews (18,068)
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July 10, 2014
VERDICT: TOTALLY WATCHABLE -
Where did this come from? Rise of the Planet of the Apes is the biggest surprise of 2011.
The effects are great, but what really connects with you is Andy Serkis' performance as the ape Caesar. You feel as emotionally attached to Caesar as any of th...
July 3, 2014
The only 'Planet of the Apes' franchise film I have ever seen is the Burton 're-imagining' and I quite like that version as it was visually stunning and a good fun adventure. Right from the start you could tell this new film was a completely different animal altogether...no pun i...
June 12, 2014
Terrible, terrible idea executed fantastically. Full review later.
February 23, 2014
I didn't realize until I read other reviews that the apes were not real. The story is interesting, the special effects amazing.
October 1, 2013
Caesar the chimpanzee is the genetically altered product of medical research and when he becomes the victim of the mistreatment afforded to all research animals he uses his superior intelligence to escape captivity. Well it seems that finally, after 43 years, the classic Planet O...
June 8, 2013
Fun and exciting film with spectacular CGI. No surprises in the storyline, however. Lithgow is good but Franco's acting was not very convincing.
April 25, 2013
Just not a fan of watching the world coming to an end. Also, I was always cheering for the humans.
March 22, 2013fb100000293612769
A solid action film, but mostly unmemorable.
January 21, 2013fb1019018362
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