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Planet of the Apes
Planet of the Apes
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti
Director: Tim Burton
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
PG-13     2003     1hr 59min

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson (Mark Wahlberg) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo m...  more »
     
     

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Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti
Director: Tim Burton
Creators: Iain Smith, Katterli Frauenfelder, Ralph Winter, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Pierre Boulle, William Broyles Jr.
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Planet of the Apes, Futuristic, Space Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 02/11/2003
Original Release Date: 07/27/2001
Theatrical Release Date: 07/27/2001
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 59min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 2
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English, Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

Marie P. (Diversquest) from CARSON CITY, NV
Reviewed on 4/10/2010...
I am a true die-hard Planet of the apes fan... the old first version. I had resevations about this remake but watched it anyhow. I was glad I had, it is diffrent from the storyline but it is well writen and action packed. My highest rating 5 Stars!
Steve A. (Cenobite) from GRANITE BAY, CA
Reviewed on 6/12/2008...
I don't know why this says it's the Spanish version, It's not. It does have Spanish audio in dolby surround sound included with English 5.1 dts and English 5.1 dolby also available.
ANTHONY S. from LOUISVILLE, KY
Reviewed on 12/13/2007...
I dont think that this is the spanish version but some reason it comes up that way. Have not been able to test but will try to. Thanks

Movie Reviews

Going Ape Over a Remake
Sky | New York | 05/14/2010
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I guess that you'd have to be skeptical of movie that has as many 1 and 2 star reviews as it does 4 and 5 star reviews. But in my opinion, Tim Burton's 2001 remake of the classic 1968 version of Planet of the Apes was a victim of a lot of unjust criticism.

Most of the criticism is from preservationists that just don't like their classics tampered with. To them I say fair enough, but I'm also here to say that as much as I loved the original movie that spawned 4 sequels, a television series and an animated TV series, I liked Tim Burton's version the best. Burton's film explained how it could all be possible better than the original while at the same time adhered to the spirit of Pierre Boulle's original novel. Sure Burton took some liberties of his own too, but he also paid honorable tribute to the '68 sci-fi classic in several scenes.

I think that a lot of criticism was also created by the whole time warp thing too. Jumping back and forth in time can be a difficult thing to pull off; it can be very confusing. And it is indeed confusing in Burton's remake. But ultimately it all adds up and is very cool when you finally "get it".

Marky Mark Wahlberg also received some pans for his performance, but I thought he was great. And the apes, most notably Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Michael Clarke Duncan & Paul Giamatti, all looked great; they were scary, amusing and the acting was excellent. The movie is action packed and thoroughly entertaining through and through. Like I said earlier, I was certainly a fan of the original, but Burton's movie to me was less of a remake of the 1968 film and more of a better adaptation of Boulle's 1963 novel.

I bought this movie once on DVD already all the way back in 2001; but I wouldn't hesitate to give this a try on Blu Ray and I recommend that you do too...especially if you've never seen the movie.




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