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Overall C+

In this remake of the the 1968 classic, a space scientist named Leo Davidson (Mark Wahlberg), who specializes in training primates, accidentally crash-lands on an alien planet where he finds the traditional evolutionary process in reverse. Instead of man being the dominant species, this world is ruled by superior apes who have little sympathy for Homo Sapiens.

Violence D+
Sexual Content B
Profanity B
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sequences of action/violence.

Talk to your kids about…

Planet Of The Apes (2001)

Ari claims when apes mistreat humans “it demeans us as well as them.” What does she mean by that statement?

The story briefly reflects the issues of how mankind treats animals. What responsibilities do you believe human beings have as the dominant species of our world?

Thade, a general in the Ape Army, comes from a noble family who has secret knowledge. Do you think it is right to protect others from the truth even if it is unpleasant? What dangers could result from these facts falling into the wrong hands?

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