War for the Planet of the Apes
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

In War for the Planet of the Apes, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 14, 2017
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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.

Todd McCarthy
Hollywood Reporter

Almost as rare as winning the Triple Crown in horse racing is to make a film trilogy that clicks from beginning to end, but Fox has pretty much pulled it off with its refurbished Planet of the Apes trio.

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Brian Truitt
USA Today

The satisfying and heart-wrenching climax is a last reminder that Caesar's new adventure is one of this summer's best.

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Scott Menzel
We Live Entertainment

War for the Planet of the Apes is the perfect emotional ending to one of the best movie trilogies of all time.

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Lindsey Bahr
Associated Press

Regardless of what happens or doesn't happen next for the Planet of the Apes, this installment is very simply a great time at the movies.

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Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

Like Caesar and company, the films seem to be getting more intelligent and human as they evolve.

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Pete Hammond
Deadline Hollywood Daily

All hail Caesar as War For The Planet Of The Apes and director Matt Reeves gets it absolutely right and produces the best Apes movie on the planet.

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Eric Kohn

With War for the Planet of the Apes, technological wizardry and first-rate storytelling combine into a bracing action-adventure that concludes the best science fiction trilogy since the original trio of Star Wars movies.

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Alonso Duralde

Like its two predecessors, it has its flaws - and each entry has had unique ones - but overall, this is a trilogy that will stand as an example of how to remake and reimagine familiar material in a way that respects the original while also enhancing it.

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Matt Goldberg

Although War can be seen as a larger parable about the shortcomings of the human race, in the short term, it's a powerful reflection of America in decline.

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