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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Will Rodman (James Franco) thinks he has found the cure for brain related illness, such as Alzheimer's Disease. His early experiments on primates look very promising... until he discovers the treatment has given his subjects extra intelligence. Now the apes are smart enough to rebel and desire to reign over their human oppressors. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 05 Aug 2011
Video Release: 13 Dec 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

Rise of the Planet of the Apes is rated PG-13: for intense and frightening sequences of action and violence.

Director: Rupert Wyatt
Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto
Studio: 2011 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Website: Official site for Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

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It says something about the developmental process when the first word spoken by a monkey in this movie is "no". That’s been the first word of a few toddlers I… 
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Why Is Rise of the Planet of the Apes Rated PG-13?

Violence: Men capture wild animals using guns and nets. Characters are subjected to drug testing,… 
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Once they are free from their cages, how do the different primates react to the… 
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