Rise of the Planet of the Apes

2011 film directed by Rupert Wyatt

Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a 2011 American science fiction movie. It stars James Franco, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, and Andy Serkis. It was released on August 5, 2011. It got positive reviews. A sequel to the movie, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, was released on July 11, 2014. A third movie, War for the Planet of the Apes was released on July 14, 2017.

Roger Ebert gave the movie 3 out of 4 stars. He liked how Serkis played Caesar by saying it was a "wonderfully executed character" and "one never knows exactly where the human ends and the effects begin, but Serkis or Caesar gives the best performance in the movie."[1]


  1. "Roger Ebert's review of Rise of the Planet of the Apes". Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2012.

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