Rise of the Planet of the Apes Evolution Becomes Revolution

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2011 | PG-13 | Action Adventure

Set in present day San Francisco, "Rise of the Apes" deals with the aftermath of man's experiments with genetic engineering that lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war ... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, August 5, 2011 in 3,647 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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DIRECTOR

Rupert Wyatt

Screenwriter

Jamie Moss
Scott Frank
Amanda Silver

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PG-13 for intense and frightening sequences of action and violence

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Set in present day San Francisco, "Rise of the Apes" deals with the aftermath of man's experiments with genetic engineering that lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy. James Franco will play a driven scientist who becomes a crucial figure in the war between humans and apes.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Said to be a reboot of the "Planet of the Apes" franchise. Peter Jackson's visual effects house WETA Digital will render photo-realistic apes, rather than costumed actors, for the first time in the franchise.
Also Known As
  • Conquest of the Planet of Apes
  • Planet of the Apes: Genesis
  • Untitled Planet of the Apes Project
  • Planet of the Apes: Caesar
Shooting Locations
  • Monday, July 5 2010: Michigan, United States
  • Monday, July 5 2010: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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