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Planet Of The Apes (2001)

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 124
Theater Release: 26 Jul 2001
Video Release: 20 Nov 2001
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Planet Of The Apes (2001) is rated PG-13: for some sequences of action/violence.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg Tim Roth Tim Burton Helena Bonham Carter Charlton Heston
Studio: 2001 20th Century Fox

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"Never send a chimp to do a man's job" criticizes Leo Davidson (Mark Wahlberg) as he hijacks a small shuttle from the mother ship and blasts into space to rescue… 
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Why Is Planet Of The Apes (2001) Rated PG-13?

Overall: C+
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