11 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fun Facts: Before the Dawn!

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As you get ready to head into theaters this weekend to witness Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, we found 11 fun facts about the first film in this prequel series to the legendary franchise that should make the experience all the more fascinating.

As we stated in our theatrical Rise of the Planet of the Apes review, the James Franco-starring film truly got it right in imagining a world before the Planet of the Apes movies that began in the '60s starring Charlton Heston.

But, there is so much that went on behind the scenes and elements to Rise of the Planet of the Apes that you might not have known that not only show how brilliant filmmakers were in creating that instant classic, but also the reverence and knowledge they had about the franchise that came before.

Watch Rise of the Planet of the Apes online and get ready for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and then click through and discover 11 fun facts about Rise of the Planet of the Apes that are sure to enlighten and entertain.

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes Review

When it comes to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, there are two forces at work: Rebooting a classic franchise and a re-imagining of the...

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