Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Synopsis: At the story's heart is Caesar (Andy Serkis), a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug's creator, Will Rodman (James Franco) and a primatologist Caroline Aranha (Freida Pinto), Caesar ultimately finds himself taken from the humans he loves and imprisoned in an ape sanctuary in San Bruno. Seeking justice for his fellow inmates, Caesar gives the fellow apes the same drug that he inherited. He then assembles a simian army and escapes the sanctuary - putting man and ape on a collision course that could change the planet forever.
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Rupert Wyatt
Production: 20th Century Fox
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 42 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.6
Metacritic:
68
Rotten Tomatoes:
81%
PG-13
Year:
2011
105 min
$175,300,000
Website
4,497 Views


[CHIMP CHATTERS]

You lose.

Again.

I changed your flight sequence.

That's enough.

Pay attention.

Pericles, stop! Or no treat!

How well do I know you?

Hey, there you are.

Was the homo sapien mean to you?

We all know it's just rocket envy.

-Ever consider a boyfriend?

-Do I enjoy being miserable?

-I'll stick with my chimps.

LEO:
Hey.

-I'm teaching him.

-You're teasing him.

He's gene-spliced, chromosome-

enhanced. He can handle it.

When you frustrate them, they lose

focus. They even get violent.

Hey, Pericles,

you're gonna be a daddy.

-Thought I saw a smirk on his face.

-The female was the aggressor.

Hey, Leo. You got a postcard.

Leo!

It's been two years.

When are you coming home?

Not too quick.

I'm enjoying that apartment.

-No, we miss you!

-Are you flying yet?

-Or are the chimps doing the work?

-We got something to tell you.

When you gonna make

that kind of commitment--

MAN 1 :
Captain Davidson,

report to the bridge.

FRANK:
Found it.

HANSEN:
It's moving like a storm.

It is. It's an electromagnetic storm.

LEO:
The digital clocks are stopped.

MARIA:
It's beautiful.

-So is the sun till you get close.

HANSEN:
This is weird.

HANSEN:
I hear frequency patterns.

-Tune them in.

HANSEN:
It's electronic communication

from Earth, from all time.

HANSEN:

The storm's bouncing it back to us.

We'll start with a pass

through the core.

Take radiation gamma-ray reading.

Get your monkey ready.

Sir, this is a waste of time.

We have standard procedures--

-I'm aware of the procedures, but--

-No manned flights.

We send an ape. If it's safe,

we talk about a pilot.

Why don't you just allow me

to do my job?

He's the canary, that's the coal mine.

He launches at 1 6:00.

Just follow your sequence

and come home. Understand? Home.

VASICH:
Stand by. Alpha pod launch

in 30 seconds.

VASICH:
Chart his course

to the eye of the storm.

LEO:

Okay, Pericles, start sequence one.

LEO:

Activate reading systems.

LEO:

lgnition.

VASICH:
Have him start

taking perimeter readings.

-What's wrong?

-He's off-course.

Lock on him.

He can't respond, sir.

-There's a surge in the heart rate.

-Light him up again.

I can't.

He's gone.

He's trained to come back.

You think he's still alive?

-Sir--

-For now, we just sit tight and wait.

I'm gonna run some sequences

to see what he did wrong.

HANSEN:
The signal is breaking up.

VASICH:
He must be panicking.

ALEXANDER:

He'll return to the Oberon.

HANSEN:

I can 't hold him.

VASICH:

That's it, we lost him.

FRANK:
Wanna send up another chimp?

-It's too dangerous.

VASICH:

I won 't waste another pod.

VASICH:

Shut down launch operations.

Sir?

Delta pod has launched.

Your flight is not authorized!

I'm going to get my chimp.

VASICH:
Bring that thing back here!

Return to base!

Never send a monkey to do a man's job.

I got a visual on Alpha pod.

Oberon, come back!

Oberon, come in!

-I'm getting a mayday, sir.

-Alpha pod?

-I don't know, but it's strong.

VASICH:
Put it up.

Mayday! Mayday! Come in!

Request-- We're going down! Mayday!

Delta pod, abort.

[APES YELL]

This one looked at me.

Take your stinking hands off me,

you damn dirty human!

GORILLA BOY 1 :

Stinking humans!

GORILLA BOY 2:

You guys smell!

Hey, where am l?

What is this place?

Here! I'm open! Come on!

Dribble it down! Take it!

GORILLA 3:

Make way! Clear the path!

GORILLA BOY 4:

Get the humans!

GORILLA BOY 2:

You guys smell!

GORILLA BOY 4:

Take this!

GORILLA BOY 1 :
Stupid human!

ARl:
Stop it!

-Who said to throw stones at humans?

-My father.

Well, he's wrong.

-And you can tell him I said so.

-Human-lover.

GORILLA 5:

Move along!

Are you trying

to put me out of business?

These are the skankiest, scabbiest. . .

. . .scuzziest humans I've ever seen.

-You don't want them?

-I'll take the whole lot.

I must be out of my mind.

I'll have to make it up on volume.

All right, get them out. . .

. . .and get them clean! Chop, chop!

Let's go!

Keep it moving!

Come on! Hurry up!

LIMBO:
Gentlemen to the left!

Ladies to the right, please!

Don't be afraid.

Come on.

Very touching. I can't see

for the tears in my eyes.

Come on. That one's

crawling with lice.

Check the teeth

on that little one. Nice.

Stay back. Back!

Get in there!

Move! You too!

How many times have I told you to

wear gloves when you handle humans?

You normally hack off a limb, Limbo.

Yes, general. That's true.

LIMBO:
Unfortunately,

they're worth more intact.

Keep your eye on this one.

He's feisty.

Were these the ones

raiding the orchards?

I know an old country remedy

that never fails.

You gut one human,

and you string the carcass up.

The Human Rights faction

is on me already.

Do-gooders. Who needs them?

I'm for free speech as long as they. . .

. . .keep their mouths shut.

My niece wants one

for her birthday.

Excellent. The little ones

make wonderful pets.

But be sure

you get rid of it by puberty.

One thing you don't want in your

house, it's a human teenager.

Any one you'd like, sweetheart.

That one.

Oh, isn't she pretty.

I'll get that for you, sir.

And I have a pretty new collar. . .

. . .just for you.

Compliments of the house.

You stink of humans.

It's disgusting

the way we treat humans.

It demeans us as much as them.

Ari, let's go.

Get them marked!

I got orders to fill!

Next!

Not you again.

I can't stand by while humans

are being mistreated and tortured.

The only reason I put up with your

nonsense is because of your father!

You want me to stop?

Give up the business.

Hey, I do the job

that nobody else wants!

I don't see you bleeding-hearts

spending all day. . .

. . .with these dangerous,

dirty, dumb beasts.

They can be taught

to live with us as equals.

I'm gonna prove it.

LIMBO:

Don't do that.

Don't do that.

Stay back.

Well, now there's your proof.

Now I'm gonna have to put him down.

Help me.

Please.

Please help me.

You're giving me such a headache.

I don't need this aggravation!

Sell him to me.

Are you crazy? He's wild.

They're both wild.

Then I'll buy them both.

That would be expensive.

That would be. . .

. . .very, very expensive.

I'm sure we can. . .

. . .you know, come to a deal.

You know?

Deliver them to my house.

SANDAR:

Semos, help me!

Rise when your master enters.

Wild humans. . .

. . .in my house.

This one seems different.

How could he be different?

You can't tell one from the other!

My guests are here.

Keep the savage ones out of sight.

Especially from General Thade!

SANDAR:

You'd better be nice to him!

And wash your hands before dinner.

Senator, good evening.

Dear, you look lovely tonight.

But I'm having a bad hair day.

Yet, she spends a fortune grooming.

And I'm worth every penny.

Would you like to freshen up?

We're fine.

-How'd these monkeys get like this?

-How else would they be?

-They'd be begging me for a treat.

-What tribe are you from?

U.S. Air Force. I'm going back to it.

Finish your work.

Please, everyone sit.

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