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War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

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Published: Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox, [2017]
Description:  1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9786317003514,
Language:  English

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Based on characters created by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver

Widescreen (2.40:1)

Special features: Audio commentary by director Matt Reeves; All about Caesar; Concept art gallery

Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller, Terry Notary, Ty Olsson, Michael Adamthwaite, Toby Kebbell

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. 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 their species and the future of the planet

Rating: PG-13; for sequences of sci-fi violence and action, thematic elements, and some disturbing images -- CHV Rating: PG

DVD; Widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; described video; Dolby digital 5.1 (English); Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish, French); Region 1, NTSC

English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned; described video

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Additional Credits:
Clark, Dylan, film producer
Chernin, Peter, 1951- film producer
Bomback, Mark, screenwriter
Reeves, Matt, 1966- screenwriter, film director
Jaffa, Rick
Zahn, Steve, 1968- actor
Serkis, Andy, actor
Harrelson, Woody, actor
Konoval, Karin, actor

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Furry Moses brings his people to the Promised Land, War For The Planet Of The Apes.

Spoiler alert The third movie in the reboot War For The Planet Of The Apes is a rehash of the story of Exodus. The apes have moved back into the woods, but are hunted by a renegade human militia. Apes defeat the humans and the humans counter attack. Colonel Red kills Blue Eyes, the first born of the ape’s leader, Caesar.

The Colonel is part Pharaoh and part Patton. Not General George Patton, but the actor Will Patton, who played a leader of another renegade militia in the 1997 movie The Postman. Caesar sends the apes to the Promised Land, but stays behind with three other simians to kill Colonel Red in revenge. Along the way, they find a mute blond girl, seen the movie poster peeking out behind Caesar on the horse. Caesar is captured, learning that the apes aren’t on the way to the Promised Land, but are enslaved by Red, and forced to build fortifications.

Red explains that the Simian Flu virus has mutated. Infected humans have become dumb, mute and dumber, lower intelligence. Red killed his own son, who had the illness. The fortifications are to defend against an attack by the regular army, which doesn’t like Red killing humans. Killing apes is OK. The apes find a way to free the slaves just as the army attacks. Apes flee. An avalanche kills the pursuing humans, the same way the Egyptians were killed by the closing of the Red Sea. Caesar leads his people to the Promised Land, but dies before entry, just like Moses.

Fear not, simian sympathizers. Caesar may be dead, but the foundations of another movie have already been laid. Caesar’s surviving son is named Cornelius. The mute girl takes a liking to an old Chevy nameplate and is named Nova. Both are characters in the original Planet of The Apes movie.
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