Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives rise to a superintelligent chimp.

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes


Science fiction, Action, Adventure105 Mins2011PG-13

Will Rodman (James Franco), a scientist in San Francisco, is experimenting with a drug that he hopes will cure his father's (John Lithgow) Alzheimer's disease. After his work is deemed a failure, Will becomes the guardian of Caesar, an infant chimp who was exposed in-utero to Will's drug. Caesar displays unusual intelligence, and Will decides to continue his experiments secretly. But as Caesar's intellect and abilities grow, he comes to represent a threat to man's dominion over Earth.


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