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Battle For The Planet Of The Apes Reviews

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October 23, 2004
Battle looks like the last gap of a dying series, a movie made simply to wring the dollars out of any remaining ape fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 19, 2017
Battle... is where the dwindling budgets of the film in this series finally manage to score a fatal hit.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 22, 2006
| Original Score: 2/5
June 4, 2007
Aside from Severn Darden, who relishes his lip-smacking heavy character, the cast seems disinterested; even series stalwart Roddy McDowall looks bored.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 18, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
With the budgets decreasing, creative ideas waning, and costumes and makeup getting more worn-out, it's a good thing that this is the final sequel.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
[For] completists only and definitely counts as the worst in the entire series.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
October 15, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 11, 2003
The bluntest, cheapest and worst of the 'Apes' movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/10
September 26, 2002
The battle was lost several movies earlier.
| Original Score: 2/5
June 19, 2001
The Planet of the Apes series started well, and gradually decreased in budget and quality. By Battle the budget is all but gone, and all the believability and excitement has gone with it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
December 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
August 1, 2001
At least it is only 83 minutes long.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
July 3, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
[It] seems reluctant to use the potentials for astute comic strip philosophy that all the other films revelled in to a greater or lesser extent.
Top Critic
June 4, 2007
Considering the usual fate of sequels, it's not so much that this final effort [from a story by Paul Dehn] is limp, but that the previous four pix maintained for so long a good quality level.
September 23, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 25, 2002
Fans will enjoy it, but the "Apes" gang could have done a little better. Not surprisingly, this was the fifth and last installment. (Unless you count the TV show...)
| Original Score: 3/5
April 9, 2007
An okay finale.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 11, 2003
Schmaltzy doesn't get much better...
| Original Score: 4/5
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