Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a 2011 film starring James Franco, Frieda Pinto and a monkey named Ceasar played (virtually) by Andy Serkis.
Notable for being one of the earliest films to portray human-like CGI protagonists convincingly, Rise of the Planet of the Apes surprised many film-goers with it’s thoughtful story and emphasis on a non-human main character.
But does it survive the uncanny valley nearly 10 years later? And will Dad suspend disbelief long enough to get caught up in the spectacle?
Let’s find out!