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Beneath The Planet Of The Apes Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Social commentary was not one of this glum film's strong points.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

June 5, 2009

annoying sequel

| Original Score: 2/4

March 11, 2008
Michael Scheinfeld
TV Guide's Movie Guide

[A] quickie follow-up that vainly tries to imitate the look of the original on an obviously limited budget, and for the most part, eschews the philosophical, social, and racial subtext of the first film in favor of straightforward shoot-em-up.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 4, 2007

Variety
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Hokey and slapdash.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 4, 2007
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

A lot less poky than the original, and generally more entertaining.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

April 9, 2007

Time Out
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This first sequel to Planet of the Apes isn't bad, but already shows the way the original conception was to degenerate into routine comic strip adventure.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Luke Y. Thompson
LYTRules.com

One of the best sequels ever, building on the story while re-delivering what fans liked about the first

| Original Score: 4/5

July 7, 2005
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

More rubbery ape masks, but grimmer and sillier.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 12, 2002
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

An effective sequel that takes an increasingly dark look at the unavoidable nature of war.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3/4

September 15, 2002
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com

Loved it, despite the hokey costumes!

| Original Score: 4/5

August 12, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

One of the more admirable "Apes" sequels, warts and all.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 26, 2002
Max Messier
Filmcritic.com

gives a new meaning to the intolerable hell that sequels always seem to deliver

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

August 1, 2001

As the apes close in and the mutants squeal their annoying noises, it's hard to care which side wins or loses, and that is a great disappointment after the excitement of the first film.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 2/5

May 12, 2001
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

I had forgotten how dreadful Beneath the Planet of the Apes was.

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: D

January 1, 2000
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

The best it would seem the screenwriters would come up with was having another NASA astronaut crash-land on the planet in which apes are the dominant species and the humans inferior.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

July 16, 2005
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

| Original Score: 4/5

July 1, 2004
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

| Original Score: 3/5

February 10, 2004
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

| Original Score: 3/5

April 26, 2003
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

| Original Score: 2/5

February 6, 2003
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