Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
|Writers:||Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa|
|Released:||Friday, August 5, 2011|
|Studio:||20th Century Fox|
|Rating:||Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.|
Rise of the Apes is an origin story in the truest sense of the term. Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a science fiction/science fact blend, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.
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Rise of the Apes is a completely new take on one of 20th Century Fox's most beloved and successful franchises. Oscar®-winning visual effects house Weta Digital – employing certain of the...