Dawn of the Planet of the Apes parents guide

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

A new species is evolving.

Overall B-

The few humans that survived the simian plague are gathering together to go to war against Caesar, his army of similarly intelligent, genetically evolved apes.

Violence D+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

Why is Dawn of the Planet of the Apes rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Dawn of the Planet of the Apes PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language.

Run Time: 130 minutes

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Dawn of the Planet of the Apes rated PG-13? Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief strong language.

Violence: Riots, deaths and the breakdown of society occur during a worldwide epidemic. A bear attacks and is stabbed to death in the back. Some characters are shown with bloody injuries. Characters are shot, sometimes at close range, and killed. Frequent scenes of hand-to-hand conflict are shown along with some other weapon use. Explosives are used to destroy buildings or kill characters. Others are rounded up and imprisoned. A character is nearly choked to death. A character takes over a group after shooting and killing the leader. Other portrayals of non-graphic violence and some frightening images are shown.

Sexual Content: A couple embraces and kisses. The birth of a new baby is depicted.

Language: The script contains a strong sexual expletive along with profanities, scatological slang and some vulgarities.

Alcohol / Drug Use:A minor character smokes on several occasions. Some brief scenes of drinking are shown.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"

Cast and Crew

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis, Kodi Smit-McPhee.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie is December 2, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Release Date: 2 December 2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes releases to home video (3D/ Blu-ray/Digital Copy or Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following special features:
- Journey to Dawn
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Matt Reeves
- Humans and Apes: The Cast of Dawn
- The World of Dawn
- The Ape Community
- Move Like an Ape: An Artist s Artist’s Medium
- Weta and Dawn
- The Fight for a New Dawn
- Audio Commentary by Matt Reeves

Home Video Notes: Planet Of The Apes: Caesar's Warrior Collection
Release Date: 2 December 2014
Planet Of The Apes: Caesar's Warrior Collection releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD) with the following:
- Copy of Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2 Discs)
- Copy of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2 Discs)
- Caesar Ape Head (outer box dimensions: 12" wide by 11.5" deep by 14.5" tall)
- A 32-page "Planet of the Apes: Building an Icon" booklet
- Four collectible battle-ready ape character cards.

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This movie is a sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes. This is a reboot of the franchise begun with Planet Of The Apes (1968). Another re-make of the series was tried with Planet Of The Apes (2001).

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