Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Lists: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Remake or reboot

Brief Synopsis: "Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father Charles. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects... Especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee."

Overall Ranking: 1217 (Rank from 2011: # 51)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 22.22%
Regular 61.11%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Sober Film Critic James Brown88(full review)
Dave Examines Movies88(full review)
Colin Carman85(full review)
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes83(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik80
Andrew Buckle of The Film Emporium80(full review)
Movie Evangelist80(full review)
Thomas Pollock80
Harvey Gardner80
Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Chris of This Is Madness75 - My ratings are on a five point scale, translated as such: 1 - Abysmal, 25 - Bad, 50 - Mediocre, 75 - Good, 100 - Great
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Bryan Lienesch67 - When you use CGI so heavily as a crutch, it usually means everything else is lacking. That's exactly what happened here.
Rob from GuysFilmQuest65
David Baruffi61(full review)
Caz of Lets Go To The Movies61(full review)
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less60(full review)

People Involved

  • James Franco (Will Rodman)
  • Andy Serkis (Caesar)
  • Freida Pinto (Caroline Aranha)
  • Tyler Labine (Robert Franklin)
  • David Hewlett (Hunsiker)
  • Leah Gibson (Alyssa Williams)
  • David Oyelowo (Steven Jacobs)
  • Chelah Horsdal (Irena)
  • Karin Konoval (Maurice)
  • Jamie Harris (Rodney)
  • John Lithgow (Charles Rodman)
  • Brian Cox (John Landon)
  • Tom Felton (Dodge Landon)
  • Rupert Wyatt (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Capturing Andy Serkis
  • Planet of the Apes in the 2010s