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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 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.

Original Title War for the Planet of the Apes
Italian Title The War - Il pianeta delle scimmie
Category Out of competition
Section Special Events
Tipology Feature Film, Special Event
Duration 142'
Production Year 2009
Nationality USA
Directed by Matt Reeves
Screenplay Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves
Based on characters created by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver
Main cast Andy Serkis
Woody Harrelson
Steve Zahn
Amiah Miller
Terry Notary
Karin Konoval
Produced by Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver
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--- regista --- matt reevesMatt Reeves
Reeves debuted in 1997 with the comedy THE PALLBEARER with Gwyneth Paltrow and David Schwimmer. He wrote, with Richard Hatem, the action movie UNDERSIEGE 2: DARK TERRITORY and, with James Gray, THE YARDS. In 2007 he directed, for Paramount, CLOVERFIELD. In 2010 he signed LET ME IN, the US remake of a Swedish movie. In 2012 he directed for 20th Century Fox APES REVOLUTION. He is well-known to the general public to be the creator, along with J.J. Abrams, of the TV series FELICITY. He also produced and directed some of the episodes.

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