Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell and Andy Serkis star in the thrilling next chapter of Planet of the Apes.
Ten years after a deadly virus destroys most of humanity, the human survivors find themselves on the brink of war with a group of genetically enhanced apes led by Caesar, a war that could determine which species will dominate Earth.
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States.
These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.
Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel.
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
This is the second movie in the "Planet of the Apes" film franchise where one of the characters mentions the name of the franchise, in this case being the Colonel as he calls it, "A planet of apes".
The first time was in Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972) when Caesar, the son of Cornelius and Zira, gives a monologue of the apes success towards the end of the film.
See more » When Caesar scans the camp with the binoculars, Luca asks in sign language if he's spotted the Colonel.
Caesar responds despite the fact that he is looking through binoculars and couldn't possibly have seen Luca signing.