All Genres: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Release Year: 2011
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Writing by: Pierre Boulle – suggested by novel "La planete des singes"
Rick Jaffa – written by
Amanda Silver – written by
Produced by: Peter Chernin – producer
Dylan Clark – producer
Thomas M. Hammel – executive producer
Rick Jaffa – producer
Amanda Silver – producer
Kurt Williams – co-producer
Cast: James Franco – Will Rodman
Freida Pinto – Caroline Aranha
John Lithgow – Charles Rodman
Brian Cox – John Landon
Tom Felton – Dodge Landon
David Oyelowo – Steven Jacobs
Tyler Labine – Robert Franklin
Jamie Harris – Rodney
David Hewlett – Hunsiker
Ty Olsson – Chief John Hamil
Madison Bell – Alice Hunisker
Music: Patrick Doyle
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An origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.
Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- The name of Tom Felton's character Dodge Landon is a reference to the characters Dodge (Jeff Burton) and Landon (Robert Gunner), Colonel Taylor's (Charlton Heston) fellow astronauts in Planet of the Apes.
- The orangutan character befriended by Caeser in prison is named Maurice after actor Maurice Evans, who played the orangutan Doctor Zaius in the original _Planet Of the Apes (1968)_.
- This is the second film in which Andy Serkis portrays an ape. He previously portrayed King Kong in “King Kong” (2005).