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Planet of the Apes

More than four decades after Charlton Heston first crash-landed on a dystopian future Earth ruled by apes, this revived franchise continues to provoke philosophical discussions on the nature of man... and deliver top-notch action in the process.
Highest Rated Movie: 93% War for the Planet of the Apes

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Critics Consensus: War for the Planet of the Apes combines breathtaking special effects and a powerful, poignant narrative to conclude this rebooted trilogy on a powerful -- and truly blockbuster -- note.
Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn
Director: Matt Reeves
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Critics Consensus: With intelligence and emotional resonance to match its stunning special effects, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes expands on its predecessor with an exciting and ambitious burst of sci-fi achievement.
Starring: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman
Director: Matt Reeves
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Critics Consensus: Led by Rupert Wyatt's stylish direction, some impressive special effects, and a mesmerizing performance by Andy Serkis, Rise of the Planet of the Apes breathes unlikely new life into a long-running franchise.
Starring: James Franco, Freida Pinto, Andy Serkis
Director: Rupert Wyatt
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Critics Consensus: This remake of Planet of the Apes can't compare to the original in some critics' mind, but the striking visuals and B-movie charms may win you over.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter
Director: Tim Burton
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Starring: Roddy McDowall, Natalie Trundy, Claude Akins
Director: J. Lee Thompson
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Starring: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Natalie Trundy
Director: J. Lee Thompson
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Critics Consensus: One of the better Planet of the Apes sequels, Escape is more character-driven than the previous films, and more touching as a result.
Starring: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman
Director: Don Taylor
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Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Charlton Heston
Director: Ted Post
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Critics Consensus: Planet of the Apes raises thought-provoking questions about our culture without letting social commentary get in the way of the drama and action.
Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner

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