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A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Director: Matt Reeves
Stars: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Toby Kebbell, Keri Russell, Judy Greer, Gary Oldman, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval, Kirk Acevedo, Richard King, Lucky Johnson, Jocko Sims, Nick Thurston, Jon Eyez, Lee Ross, Keir O’Donnell, Kevin Rankin, Deneen Tyler, Thomas Rosales Jr.

Plot: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.

* * *

If you have a fever and cough or sore throat… stay home.

MAN ON TV: I’d say 95% chance this is manufactured. Came out of a laboratory.

FEMALE REPORTER 1: The source of the virus was traced back… to drug testing done at Gen-Sys Laboratories in San Francisco.

MALE REPORTER 1: The lab technician now known as Patient Zero… was accidentally exposed to retrovirus ALZ-113… an Alzheimer’s trial drug that was being tested on chimpanzees.

MALE REPORTER 2: The infected chimps showed signs of erratic and aggressive behavior… that led to their escape from the facility.

FEMALE REPORTER 2: The now-famous incident on the Golden Gate Bridge… a six-hour standoff with police… ended with the apes disappearing into Muir woods.

MALE REPORTER 3: Emergency rooms are being overwhelmed with patients showing signs… of what’s being dubbed “The Simian Flu.”

FEMALE REPORTER 3: The CDC is projecting a fatality toll… ranging from 5 million to as many as 150 million… in the next 6 to 8 months.

MALE REPORTER 4: Anyone showing signs of a contagious illness will receive special treatment here… the airport’s purpose-built quarantine center.

MALE REPORTER 5: Many of the new arrivals are children who have lost contact with their parents.

MALE REPORTER 6: The mandatory quarantines have sparked civil unrest.

Families are being ripped apart.

MALE CDC OFFICIAL: Containment is not very likely.

Prepare your families. Know your evacuation route.

MALE REPORTER 7: The survival rate is now approximately 1 in 500.

FEMALE REPORTER 4: Violence erupted in the city center tonight.

The third incident in as many days.

FEMALE REPORTER 5: Martial law has been declared in 28 nations… including the U.S. and Canada.

POWER PLANT SPOKESMAN: The reactor is overheating. We can’t stop a meltdown.

FEMALE REPORTER 6: Just a total collapse of anything resembling civilian order.

FEMALE REPORTER 7: Due to the extremity of the Simian Flu crisis… all regular government functions have been suspended indefinitely.

(PEOPLE CLAMORING) (WEAPONS FIRING)

MALE REPORTER 8: (PANTING) Those who aren’t killed by the virus… will probably die in the fighting.

So, maybe this is it.

This is how it ends.

Pretty soon… there won’t be anyone left.

(RAIN PATTERING)

(THUNDER RUMBLING)

(EXHALING DEEPLY)

(APE APPROACHING)

Caesar…

They are close.

Koba!

(ALL GIBBERING)

Now, father?

(YELLS)

(RUMBLING)

(YELLING)

(APES GIBBERING)

(ALL PANTING)

(SCREECHES)

Son, stay…

(PANTING)

(WHIMPERING)

(ROARING) (SCREECHES)

(ROARS)

(YELLING)

(GIBBERING)

(CAESAR CONTINUES YELLING IN DISTANCE)

(YELLS)

(ALL ROARING)

(PANTING)

(BEAR ROARING)

(SNARLING)

(ROARING)

(GROANS)

(PANTING)

(BOTH LAUGHING)

Thank you, Koba.

Think before you act, son.

(GRUNTS)

(HORSES NEIGHING)

(ALL GIBBERING)

Don’t feel bad, Blue Eyes…

Scars make you strong.

(GIBBERING)

(YELLING)

(CORNELIA GROANING)

(CONTINUES GROANING)

(STRAINING)

(SHRIEKING)

(GIBBERING)

Come meet your new brother.

Another son.

(CHUCKLES)

Makes me think how far we’ve come, Maurice.

Seems long ago.

(GRUNTS SOFTLY)

Still think about them?

Humans?

Sometimes.

Didn’t know them like you did.

Only saw their bad side.

Good, bad… doesn’t matter now.

Humans destroyed each other.

Apes fight too.

But we are family.

Wonder if they’re really all gone.

Ten winters now…

Last two… no sign of them.

They must be gone.

(YELLS)

That bear wouldn’t get me Blue Eyes. I’m quick!

Shut up, Ash!

(APES GASPING)

Shh.

Oh, God.

It’s okay.

Shh.

(SNARLING)

It’s okay. It’s okay.

Freeze! (SCREAMS)

(GUNSHOT ECHOING)

(GASPS)

(BREATHING HEAVILY)

(ALL SCREECHING)

(APES GIBBERING) Stay!

Help!

Help! (SCREECHING)

No!

Hey!

Over here!

I shot him! I shot him.

(APES CONTINUE GIBBERING)

(APES APPROACHING)

(GIBBERING)

(GIBBERS)

(ROCKET WAILING)

They shot Ash! Shot my son!

Rocket, wait…

We don’t mean any harm!

(WHISPERING) They’re apes, man.

You think they understand what you’re saying?

Do they look like just apes to you?

Dad.

Malcolm, what are you doing?

ALEXANDER:

Dad?

Malcolm.

It’s okay.

Put your guns down.

You can’t be serious.

Do it.

Go!

Holy shit.

Holy shit.

(HUMANS GASP)

Okay. Okay, we’re going.

Go!

Slowly. Go, go, go! KOBA:

Go!

My bag!

Go! (APES GIBBERING)

(EXHALES)

(PANTING)

Koba!

Follow!

(ALL GIBBERING)

(CONTINUES PANTING)

(ALL GIBBERING)

Did you find it?

We need to talk.

What? What’s wrong?

The, um…

The dam is pretty much intact.

It could probably start generating power for us within a week.

But there is a problem. Get in.

(TRUCK DOOR CLOSES)

CARVER: I shot him.

I was scared. I didn’t know what to do.

Jesus Christ. How many were there?

A lot. Like, 80.

At least.

Okay… you’re not hearing what he’s saying. They spoke!

That is not possible.

I’m telling you, Dreyfus, they did and it was incredible.

Incredible? They’re talking apes!

With big-ass spears!

DREYFUS: Please! Please!

I don’t know exactly what you think you saw or heard… but you have to calm down, okay?

What about the virus, Ellie? Any chance of contagion?

We’re all genetically immune or we would’ve been dead a long time ago.

You don’t know that for sure.

She worked with the CDC. She knows.

What are we gonna do?

I don’t know.

We need that power.

He could’ve killed us, but he didn’t.

Maybe he kept us alive, so they could follow us.

They find out where we are, and they kill us all!

What do you mean, “he”?

That’s what we’re trying to tell you.

It was unlike anything you’ve ever seen before, and the leader…

He was remarkable.

CARVER: Really?

Is that what you thought?

It’s what we saw.

Yeah, it’s what we all saw.

Not a word of this back at the colony, you understand me?

Not a word until we can figure out what to do.

You gotta be kidding.

No, I’m not kidding.

I don’t want to create a panic.

How are you doing, pal? Are you okay?

I dropped my bag.

I know.

Was your sketchbook in there?

It’s gone.

Carver just told me we’re not gonna tell anybody what happened up there.

Not yet. No.

(INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS)

(ALL GIBBERING)

Must attack them now!

Before they attack us!

We don’t know how many there are.

How many guns they have?

Or why they came up here?

(GRUNTS)

(ALL GIBBERING)

They shot your son, Rocket!

Don’t you want to fight?

I follow Caesar.

Koba’s right!

They almost killed you, Ash!

No!

If we go to war…

We could lose all we’ve built…

Home.

Family.

Future.

(GRUNTS)

I will decide by morning.

KOBA: Caesar.

For years I was a prisoner in their lab…

They cut me…

Tortured me.

You freed me.

I would do anything you ask.

But we must show strength!

We will, Koba.

(ALL GIBBERING)

(HORSE NEIGHING)

(PEOPLE CLAMORING)

Coming through. Coming through.

(CLAMORING CONTINUES)

(ALARM BLARING)

That’s a hell of a lot more than eighty!

(HORSE NEIGHING)

Malcolm!

Apes… (HUMANS GASPING) do not want war… but will fight… if we must.

Ape home.

Human home.

Do not come back.

(HORSE NEIGHING)

(GROWLING)

(EXHALES)

(HORSE NEIGHING)

(HUMANS CLAMORING)

Everyone!

Everyone, you have to calm down!

(CLAMORING CONTINUES)

Everybody.

Everybody!

Please! We’re all immune!

We’re all immune, or we wouldn’t still be here!

MAN: How did they find us?

(ALL SHOUTING IN AGREEMENT)

We found them.

MAN: You knew they were out there!

WOMAN: What if they come back?

ALL: Yeah!

If they come back… If they come back… they’ll be sorry they ever did!

Now, this city may not have the manpower it once did…

but it has the firepower.

Those stockpiles left behind…

by FEMA, the National Guard, we have it all.

Look…

I know why you’re scared.

I’m scared, too, believe me.

But I recognize the trust you’ve all placed in me.

We’ve been through hell together.

But you all know what we’re up against.

We’re almost out of fuel.

Which means no more power… which means we could slip back to the way things were.

That dam up there was the answer.

We just had no idea they were up there, too.

So, what do we do now?

ALL: Yeah!

We find another way… because that power… is not just about keeping the lights on.

It’s about giving us the tools… to reconnect to the rest of the world.

To find out who else is out there… so that we can start to rebuild… and reclaim… the world we lost.

(FOOTSTEPS APPROACHING)

That was a great speech.

There is no alternative power source.

That dam is the only option.

Well, then, we fight them.

We’re two weeks away from running out of fuel.

Maybe three, tops.

I know.

And once that happens…

I won’t be able to go out there with a bullhorn… and calm everybody down.

We need that power to get the radio transmitter working.

It’s our only chance of reaching the outside world.

We have to find other survivors.

Yeah. There’s not that many of us left.

We can’t afford any more casualties.

We founded this place… you and I…

I know.

On the idea that power would lead us back to the life we once had.

If we can’t stick together, maybe we can’t survive.

I lost everything.

The idea of losing what little I have is…

I want to go back up there.

Listen to me. Give me three days.

Let me talk to him. If it doesn’t work, then we do it your way.

And what if it backfires? What if he gets violent?

I mean, how do you know that he’ll even understand you?

He’s more than just an ape.

I’m gonna take some men up to Fort Point.

I’m gonna go through the armory.

I’m gonna see what’s still working.

Three days.

You’re not back in three days… we’re going up there, and we’re gonna kill every last one of them.

Carver is getting the trucks ready.

He’ll be here with Foster and Kemp any minute.

You’re really taking Carver?

I mean, he shot one of them.

I don’t really have any choice.

He used to work at the water department.

He’s the only one who knows how the dam works.

Malcolm…

what are you gonna do up there?

What are you gonna say?

I’ll tell him the truth.

Hope I catch him in a good mood.

You think I’m crazy.

I’m worried.

Yeah, so am I.

I’ve gone over it in my head…

and I think if I don’t at least try this…

there’s gonna be a war.

Take me with you.

What if someone gets hurt? You’ll need me there.

(SOFTLY) I love you.

But I need you to stay here.

I don’t want Alexander to be alone.

ALEXANDER: I’m coming, too.

Son, it’s not safe.

But I’m safer with you than I am down here.

I’m coming.

Please.

MALCOLM: No one gets out of the trucks.

No one.

If I’m not back in two hours, you get everyone back to the city.

It’s gonna be okay.

(PANTING)

(GROWLS)

(ROARING)

(PANTING) (ALL ROARING)

(MALCOLM SCREAMS)

(APES GIBBERING)

(PANTING)

(BOTH GROWL)

(PANTING)

(GRUNTS)

Oh, please. Please. Please.

(GIBBERING)

Please don’t kill me.

Just hear what I have to say.

I know.

“Don’t come back.” I know.

I wouldn’t be here unless it were…

(GRUNTS) Okay! Okay! Okay!

Okay, okay, okay.

I need to show you something.

It’s not far.

Human lies!

(ALL GIBBERING) No! No!

No, no, no. I swear.

(MALCOLM PANTING)

If I could just show you, then you’ll understand.

(ALL GIBBERING) Please.

(GIBBERING STOPS)

Show me.

This is what we used to call a “small hydro.”

It was built to service areas to the north of here… but we’ve been working to reroute the power lines to the city… because the city used to run off nuclear power, but that ran out years ago.

So, we’ve been using diesel generators and gasifiers.

But if we can just get this dam working… then we have a shot at restoring limited power.

Is any of this making any sense to you?

The… lights.

Yes.

The lights.

This is your home… and I don’t want to take it away from you, I promise.

But if you can let us do our work here…

You brought others?

(KOBA GIBBERING)

Just a few.

I’m not a threat.

If I am…

then I guess you can kill me.

(APES GIBBERING)

(ENGINE STRUGGLING)

CARVER: Come on!

ELLIE: Wait, wait, wait!

ALEXANDER: Stop, stop.

(GIBBERING CONTINUES)

We need to give them our guns.

That’s the one condition.

What does that mean?

We can stay.

(HUFFS)

If they get power, they’ll be more dangerous!

Why help them?!

They seem desperate…

If we make them go, they’ll attack.

Let them.

We’ll destroy them while they’re weak.

And how many apes will die?

We have one chance for peace…

Let them do their human work. Then they’ll go.

Human work?

Human work.

Human work.

Human work!

Koba say…

Apes should hate humans…

Enough!

From humans Koba learned hate…

But nothing else.

Hey.

You need to eat.

Okay.

That was brave, what you did today.

Malcolm.

I know everyone’s depending on you…

I don’t care about that. I don’t care about any of that.

I care about him.

He saw things that no kid should see,

and I’m not letting us go back to that.

I know.

ELLIE: I have been trying to get closer to him.

But…

You will.

FOSTER: You know the scary thing about them?

They don’t need power, lights.

Heat. Nothing.

MALCOLM: Hey, pal. FOSTER: That’s their advantage.

That’s what makes them stronger.

Malcolm, I’m thinking one of us should stand guard tonight.

With what? They took our guns.

If they wanted us dead, we would be dead already.

Maybe they’re just taking their time.

They killed off half the planet already.

Come on.

What?

You can’t honestly blame the apes.

Who the hell else am I going to blame?

It was the Simian Flu.

It was a virus created by scientists in a lab.

The chimps they were testing on didn’t have a say in the matter.

Spare me the hippie-dippie bullshit.

You’re telling me you don’t get sick to your stomach at the sight of them?

Huh?

Didn’t you have a little girl?

MALCOLM: Carver, that’s enough.

CARVER:

How did she die?

That’s enough!

Or your wife, for that matter.

FOSTER: Carver, you better shut up…

before I kick your ass.

(MALCOLM SIGHS)

CARVER: Okay.

I’m the asshole.

Are you okay?

(BABY SNORING)

(WHEEZING)

You sound sick… You ok?

Just need rest.

(CONTINUES WHEEZING)

You worry about the humans…

(RAIN PATTERING)

(GRUNTING)

(HORSE NEIGHING)

Where’s Koba?

Still angry.

Said he was going hunting…

(BABY COOING)

(APES PANTING)

Look, humans below!

(HUMANS TALKING INDISTINCTLY)

Why are we here?

Caesar trusts humans…

Koba does not.

Most of the arsenal seems functional.

Good.

We’re testing them out back.

(GUNFIRE)

(GUNFIRE CONTINUES)

(GASPS)

McVEIGH: Hey!

Don’t you move!

Don’t move, do you understand me? Huh?

Terry!

Terry, get in here, quick!

Holy shit. (PANTING)

What do we do? Huh? What do we do?

Where did he come from?

McVEIGH: Should we shoot him?

TERRY: Maybe. Yeah, I don’t know.

You are one ugly son of a bitch, aren’t you?

(GIBBERING)

(LAUGHS)

Whoa, whoa, whoa, man. (CHUCKLES)

Dude, I think he’s hungry.

He must have gotten separated from the others.

You lost?

Trying to get home?

Go on! Get out of here, stupid monkey!

Go on. You heard him. Go!

Enough guns here to kill every ape…

Must warn Caesar.

Who knows what humans are really doing up there?

(BOTH PANTING)

(WATER FLOWING)

MALCOLM: We gotta clear this blockage.

I didn’t know you had a daughter.

Yeah.

What was her name?

Sarah.

I’m really sorry.

Well, now I have you and your dad, so…

Yeah.

MALCOLM: All right, you got that straight?

(CREAKING)

Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa.

That’s all the wire we got.

Brace yourselves.

Three, two, one.

(MUFFLED EXPLOSION) (HORSE NEIGHING)

(RUMBLING)

(CARVER GROANS)

ALEXANDER: Dad!

ELLIE: Malcolm!

(MEN SHOUTING)

Malcolm! Malcolm!

Dad?

FOSTER: I can’t see Carver.

(MEN CONTINUE SHOUTING)

(GIBBERING)

(APE GRUNTING)

(PANTING)

(CARVER GROANS)

Don’t!

Leave it there.

I got it.

ELLIE: It’s not broken.

Let go. Good.

Thank you.

You saved our lives.

We’ve got a lot of debris to clear now.

We might need a bit more time. (BABY GIBBERING)

How long?

(INHALES SHARPLY)

(GIBBERING CONTINUES)

Oh.

(CHUCKLES)

(LAUGHING)

ALEXANDER: Hey, buddy.

(GIBBERING)

(ELLIE CHUCKLING)

ALEXANDER: Hey… hey…

CARVER: What are you doing? Are you finished?

What are you looking at?

(BABY CONTINUES GIBBERING)

Hey! Hey!

(SCREECHING)

Hey, get out of there!

Hey! I’ll kill you!

FOSTER:

Carver, what’re you doing?

(GROWLING)

(GRUNTS) (GROANS)

MALCOLM: Don’t! Don’t!

Caesar, no!

No.

Said no guns!

No, don’t.

MALCOLM: Please.

(SPLASHES)

I didn’t know.

(BABY GIBBERING)

Human leave now!

(APES GIBBERING)

(HORSE NEIGHING)

(APE GIBBERING)

(PANTING)

(GIBBERING)

(WHEEZING)

(CLATTERING)

Man, we screwed now.

Malcolm?

Malcolm, where are you going?

Malcolm.

(WHEEZING)

(APES GIBBERING)

(ELLIE GRUNTING)

MALCOLM: Please, please, I just need to speak to him.

(WHEEZING CONTINUES)

I’m sorry.

That was all my fault. But I will make him leave.

This my home.

You should not be here.

I understand.

Malcolm.

(WHEEZING CONTINUES)

She’s sick.

How long has she been this way?

I have medicine.

Antibiotics.

Maybe she can help.

Do not trust you.

I don’t blame you.

But believe me… we are not all like him.

ELLIE: Please.

Let us help you.

One day.

You stay one day.

Father, no…!

We might need more time.

One day!

Ape will help.

I will not help!

CARVER: This is bullshit, man! MALCOLM: Get him out of here.

FOSTER: Move! That’s enough. Come on, get out of here.

Come on, man.

Okay?

Move, come on!

Get in!

(PANTING)

See you tomorrow, asshole.

(HORSES NEIGHING)

Just came from the city. Humans very dangerous!

Where is Caesar?

With the humans…

Yo, Alex.

This relay’s busted. See if there’s another one.

Yeah.

(GROWLS)

Caesar.

(GRUNTS)

Hey!

(GROWLS)

No! No, no, no, don’t!

No! No! No! (GROWLING)

(ROARING)

Where Caesar? Want Caesar.

Caesar!

(APES GIBBERING)

Humans attack your sons.

You let them stay!

Put apes in danger!

Caesar love humans more…

than apes!

More than your…

sons.

(GRUNTING)

(YELLS)

(GRUNTING)

(GIBBERING IN PANIC)

(CHOKING)

(ROARS)

(PANTING)

(GASPING)

Ape… not… kill… ape.

(CONTINUES GASPING)

(PANTING)

Forgive me.

You are my son… I need you to listen…

You didn’t tell Caesar about the guns we found?

Neither will you.

Your father doesn’t trust me now.

You need to protect him.

His love for humans…

Makes him blind.

I know…

As long as they are here…

I fear for Caesar’s life.

For yesterday.

ALEXANDER: Look. Look.

Watch.

Watch.

“It was Friday.”

“A real nice afternoon.”

“Warm.”

“We were hanging…”

“We were hanging out… at this kegger down at the swimming hole.”

(GRUNTS)

Hanging out.

Hanging.

Here. You can read?

McVEIGH: (SIGHS) Now, this is the good stuff.

(CHUCKLING)

Cheers.

Cheers.

TERRY: What the hell is wrong with you?

I thought we told you to go home!

No!

No! Go!

TERRY: Oh, he understood that, didn’t he?

McVEIGH: (CHUCKLING) Yeah.

TERRY: Oh, hey, hey, hey!

Hey, hey. (KOBA GIBBERING)

McVEIGH: Hey. Hey.

Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa.

Hey, hey, hey.

I think he likes you.

(CHUCKLING) Shut up.

All right, all right.

TERRY: Oh, you want a drink, fugly? (LAUGHS)

Go on, give him some.

Give him some, man. See what happens.

There you go.

Whoa, whoa, hey!

Whoa, whoa, whoa!

Oh! (LAUGHING)

Shit!

(BURPS)

(BOTH LAUGHING)

That’s good, huh?

(BOTH LAUGHING)

Whoa!

Hey, hey, hey!

Okay. All right.

TERRY: Easy.

McVEIGH: Yeah.

Easy.

Easy.

All right… (SCREAMING)

(BREATHING HEAVILY)

(BULLET SHELLS CLATTERING)

(GRUNTING)

(CREAKING)

(RUMBLING)

(HORSE NEIGHING)

(GIBBERING)

Malcolm!

Malcolm!

What is it? What happened?

(THE WEIGHT BY THE BAND)

(GASPS)

(BOTH LAUGHING)

♪ I pulled into Nazareth

♪ Was feeling about half-past dead

♪ I just need some place where I can lay my head

♪ Hey, mister, can you tell me

♪ Where a man might find a bed?

(CHEERING)

♪ He just grinned and shook my hand

♪ “No” was all he said

♪ Take a load off, Fanny

♪ Take a load for free

♪ Take a load off, Fanny ♪

It worked.

Well, at least here it did.

We’ll know when we get back to the city.

♪ I picked up my bag I went lookin’ for a…

Trust.

♪ When I saw Carmen and the Devil walking side by side… ♪

(MUSIC CONTINUES PLAYING IN THE DISTANCE)

(SIGHS)

Son of a bitch.

You son of a bitch!

(GRUNTS) (SCREAMING)

(GROWLING)

The… lights.

(GASPS)

(BABY GIBBERING)

Feeling better?

(GRUNTS)

Mother…?

Mmm…

(GUNSHOT) (GASPS)

(ALL GASPING)

(ALL GIBBERING IN PANIC)

(SCREECHING)

(GIBBERING EXCITEDLY)

Human gun!

Run.

(ALL GIBBERING)

Humans kill Caesar!

Burn ape home!

(APES SCREECHING)

(PANTING)

(GIBBERING)

Go! Get them!

Apes must attack human city!

Fight back!

Come, fight for Caesar!

Females and young stay in woods…

We go to the city!

We will avenge your father’s death!

(ALL PANTING) (ELLIE GROANS)

ALEXANDER: Ellie! Ellie.

(APES APPROACHING)

(INAUDIBLE)

(CHUCKLING)

(TABLET CHIMES)

(SIGHING)

(SNIFFLES)

(CHUCKLES)

(SOBBING)

(UPBEAT MUSIC PLAYING)

(INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS)

WOMAN: Whoo!

(INDISTINCT RADIO SIGNALS)

WERNER: This is San Francisco attempting contact.

If anyone is receiving this message, we ask that you identify yourself and your location. Over.

(MEN TALKING INDISTINCTLY)

(HORSES APPROACHING)

(HORSES NEIGHING)

MEN: Whoa, whoa, whoa!

(MEN SHOUTING INDISTINCTLY)

Move, move!

(MAN GROANING)

(MUFFLED SCREAMING)

(HORSES NEIGHING)

If you are receiving this signal, please state your location. Over.

Repeat. This is San Francisco attempting to establish contact.

If you are receiving this signal,

please state your identity and your location. Over.

(PANTING)

What is it?

The apes attacked the armory, sir.

(PEOPLE CLAMORING) Sound the alarm! Sound the alarm!

(ALARM BLARING)

(ALL GIBBERING)

Keep them off the walls! Keep them off the walls!

MAN: Let’s go! Get in position.

You ready?

Yes, sir.

Good.

DREYFUS: Listen to me.

We are survivors!

Now, they may have got their hands on some of our guns,

but that does not make them men.

They are animals!

We will push them back!

Drive them down!

And they will not get through these doors!

(YELLING)

(APES APPROACHING)

(APES SCREECHING)

There! California Street!

(MEN GRUNTING)

(YELLING)

(HORSES NEIGHING)

(GROANING)

(PANTING)

(YELLING COMMANDS)

(GIBBERING)

(APE SCREECHES)

(SCREECHING CONTINUES)

(GASPING)

(APES GROANING)

(PANTING)

(YELLING)

(GROANING)

(YELLING)

(MEN GROANING)

(PANTING)

Bring me the rocket launcher!

(APES GIBBERING)

(GIBBERING COMMANDS)

(GRUNTS)

(ALL SCREAMING)

(BOTH GIBBERING)

(PANTING)

(MEN CHEERING)

(HORSE NEIGHING)

(YELLS)

(YELLING) (GROANING)

(MAN GROANING)

(YELLS)

(INAUDIBLE)

We have a beacon marking our location.

Please, we need help. We are under attack.

MAN ON RADIO: San Francisco. Repeat.

Hello?

Do you copy?

(PEOPLE CLAMORING)

Humans escaping! Capture them!

MALCOLM: We must be getting close.

I think I see it. It’s down here!

(BOTH PANTING)

Dad!

Oh, my God. Malcolm!

MALCOLM: Ellie, help me.

(ALL GRUNTING)

(BREATHING HEAVILY) My…

son…

My…

family…

Where?

I don’t know.

Try not to speak. You need to rest.

Hold.

He’s lost a lot of blood.

Is he going to make it?

I don’t understand.

Where did Carver get the gun?

Why would he do this?

CAESAR: Ape…

What?

Ape… did… this.

Get in the truck.

(PEOPLE SCREAMING)

Followed the humans here. Hiding everywhere!

We must catch them all!

(SCREAMING CONTINUES)

(GRUNTING)

(SCREECHES)

(PANTING)

Kill him.

MAN: No, no, no.

Go ahead Ash…

…make humans pay.

Caesar wouldn’t want this.

(WOMAN WHIMPERING)

(GRUNTS)

(SCREECHING)

(GRUNTING)

(SCREECHING)

(THUD)

(PANTING)

Caesar gone…

Apes follow…

Koba now.

(PEOPLE SCREAMING)

ELLIE: Oh, my God. Look, the colony’s on fire.

ALEXANDER: Where are we going to go? (CAESAR GRUNTING)

ELLIE: Caesar, what?

(BREATHING HEAVILY)

ELLIE: Is this it? Are we close?

ALEXANDER: Where is he taking us?

(GIBBERING)

ELLIE: Malcolm, stop!

ALEXANDER: I don’t understand. What are we doing here?

MALCOLM: It doesn’t matter.

We just need a place to hide him until we find out what’s going on at home.

(HUMANS GRUNTING)

MALCOLM: Go move the table.

(BOTH STRAINING)

ELLIE: Okay. Right here.

(ELLIE SIGHS) Okay.

Dad, look.

Look.

We need to operate. I don’t have anything.

There’s a surgical kit back at the place, but that’s…

I’ll go.

It’s not safe.

He’s the only one that can stop this.

(PEOPLE CLAMORING)

KOBA: Humans!

You ape prisoner now!

You will know life in cage. (APES GIBBERING)

More humans out there.

Go! Find them!

(HORSE NEIGHING)

(CLAMORING CONTINUES)

Maurice…?

Koba said…

…we’re too loyal to your father.

Protect yourself.

(WOMAN SCREAMING) (APE SCREECHING)

(INDISTINCT CLAMOR)

(PANTING)

(APES SCREECHING)

(GASPS)

(PEOPLE SCREAMING)

(APES GIBBERING)

Shit!

(GIBBERING CONTINUES)

(GUNFIRE)

(APES GIBBERING)

(PANTING)

(EXHALES IN RELIEF)

MALCOLM: Hey, wait.

Your father.

He’s alive.

(DOOR OPENS)

MALCOLM: I got it.

How is he?

Your… mother.

Brother.

Safe?

For now.

(SIGHING IN RELIEF)

(GROWLS) No.

No.

Not human.

Koba.

ELLIE: Malcolm.

Yeah.

Caesar.

We need to do this now.

Son.

(SIGHS)

How is he?

We’ll see.

He’s very strong.

It’s gonna be okay.

(GASPING)

I’m so sorry…

For everything.

No.

I… am to blame.

But Koba betrayed you.

I… chose to trust him… because he is ape.

I always think… ape better than human.

I see now… how much like them we are.

Where Koba now?

On the human tower…

Loyal apes around him.

And those who not follow?

Prisoners.

Maurice.

Rocket.

(SOBBING)

Koba killed Ash.

Fear makes others follow.

But when they see you alive…

They will turn from Koba.

Not if I am weak.

Ape always seek strongest branch.

I must do something to stop him. (GIBBERING)

Father.

Let me help you.

(PEOPLE SCREAMING)

(GIBBERS)

(ALL GIBBERING)

MAN: Please, let us out of here!

(PEOPLE CLAMORING)

(APES GIBBERING)

(PEOPLE SCREAM)

(GLASS SHATTERING)

(HEAVY FOOTSTEPS)

(APES SCREECHING)

(GIBBERS)

(SHOUTS)

(SCREECHING)

(CHOKING)

(GROWLS)

(PEOPLE MURMURING)

(PANTING)

(GUNFIRE)

(PEOPLE CLAMORING)

(GUNFIRE CONTINUES)

(BREATHING HEAVILY)

(CAMCORDER BEEPS)

(CAMCORDER WHIRRS)

WILL: Okay.

Caesar, look.

Apple.

Apple.

Good.

Home.

Home.

Home.

Yes.

(WILL CHUCKLES)

This is your home.

Your home.

Good. Good.

That’s good.

(CHUCKLES)

(BEEPS)

(WHIRRS)

(STAIRS CREAKING)

MALCOLM: Sorry.

I didn’t mean to intrude.

It’s been two days.

Your son is not back yet?

(SIGHS)

Who was that?

On the video.

A good man.

Like you.

(APE SCREECHING)

(APES GIBBERING)

They need to get to the tower without being seen.

I’m gonna take him through the subway.

I love you.

Koba sent for the females and young.

They’re on their way.

Mother too.

Must go. Now!

Are you okay? (CAESAR PANTING)

(GUNFIRE)

FINNEY: Who’s there?

If you’re human, you better say so!

It’s me! It’s Malcolm!

Don’t shoot!

Take the stairs.

They’ll bring you around and up under the street, okay?

Go.

Thank you.

Trust.

All right, I’m coming out!

Don’t shoot!

FINNEY: Hey!

Look who I found.

I didn’t know if you’d made it out.

Good to see you.

Don’t worry.

We’re gonna turn all this around.

What do you mean? What’s going on?

The apes. They’re all over the tower.

WERNER: I lost the signal. It dropped out.

Keep trying.

Malcolm, look at this.

C-4. Five-pound blocks.

We just started setting them.

They’re gonna take down the whole tower.

Blast them all at once.

We could use your help.

(GRUNTING)

(PANTS)

(ALL PANTING)

(ALL GIBBERING)

(BREATHING HEAVILY)

WERNER: This is San Francisco attempting contact.

If anyone is receiving this… we ask that you identify yourself and your location. Over.

(STATIC)

Here. Come on.

WERNER: If anyone is receiving this, we ask that you identify yourself… and your location. Over.

This is San Francisco… attempting contact. If anyone is receiving this… we ask that you identify yourself and your location.

Hey.

Hey.

WERNER: If anyone is receiving this, we ask that you identify yourself… and your location. Over.

Dreyfus.

(STATIC)

WERNER:

Can anybody hear me?

Werner.

(STATIC CRACKLING)

I’m sorry, but I can’t let you do this.

We need to give him a chance.

We need to give him some time.

He’s up there right now.

Who’s up there?

(ALL GIBBERING)

(PANTING)

(GRUNTS)

Caesar has no place here.

Apes follow…

Koba now.

Follow Koba…

to war.

Apes win war!

Apes together strong!

Caesar…

weak.

Koba weaker.

(ROARS) (SCREAMS)

(BOTH GRUNTING)

(BOTH GROANING)

(ALL GIBBERING)

(BREATHING HEAVILY)

(GROWLS)

(PANTING)

Are you out of your fucking mind?

No, I’ve seen things. I’ve seen the way they are.

They want what we want, to survive.

They don’t want a war.

They’re animals!

They attacked us!

Because they thought we attacked them.

They think that he’s dead, but he’s not…

Sit down, Finney!

Sit down!

(BOTH GRUNTING)

Trusted Koba like brother.

Caesar brother to human!

(GRUNTING)

Koba fight for ape!

Free ape!

(GRUNTING)

Kill ape.

Koba fight for Koba.

(YELLS)

Koba… belong in cage.

(BOTH PANTING)

(YELLS)

(GROANS)

(APES GASPING)

(APES GIBBERING)

(BOTH GRUNTING)

(PANTING)

(GROWLING)

(GRUNTS)

I know how this must sound.

I don’t think you have any…

(GUN COCKS)

Do you think stopping me will matter?

They’re coming.

Now, we made contact with a military base up north.

They’re already on their way!

It’s true.

Dreyfus!

What are you doing, man?

I’m saving the human race.

No!

(BOTH SCREAMING)

(GROANING)

(COUGHING)

(KOBA SCREAMING)

(PANTING)

(COUGHING)

(PANTING)

(APE GROANING)

(GROANS)

(APES SCREECHING)

(GROWLS)

(YELLING)

(GRUNTS)

(YELLING) (APES SCREECHING)

(YELLING)

(KOBA GRUNTING)

(YELLS)

(GRUNTS)

(PANTING)

Ape… not kill… ape.

(PANTING)

You are… not ape.

No!

(SCREAMING)

(CRASHING)

(GIBBERS)

(APES GIBBERING)

(SOLDIER APES GIBBERING LOUDLY)

Leave him!

You’re not safe here.

They made contact. Other people are coming. Soldiers.

You have to leave now. Everyone.

If you don’t go, it’ll be all-out war.

War… has already… begun.

Ape started war.

And human…

Human will not forgive.

You must go… before fighting begins.

I am sorry… my friend.

I thought we had a chance.

I did, too.

CORNELIA: Mmm.

(BABY COOS)

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