PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
During production, Matt Reeves and Mark Bomback sought broader inspirations from films like The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and The Great Escape (1963). Reeves has compared the relationship to the dynamic between Alec Guinness' British commander and Sessue Hayakawa's prison camp. Another comparison is Caesar's journey to find The Colonel flanked by a posse of close friends, a situation Reeves tied to Clint Eastwood's war-weary soldier in The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976). Several journalists noted influences from Apocalypse Now (1979).
Is that a trench? It looks like there's more of them inside.
Luca rides a horse in much of the film, often at a gallop. An adult gorilla weighs 300-400 lbs. (136-181 kg.). A horse carrying that much weight wouldn't be able to walk easily, let alone gallop.
The 20th Century Fox fanfare is played through the use of Congo drums instead of the traditional percussion instruments.
English, American Sign Language
$56,262,929 16 July 2017