Movies About Gorillas

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Movies About Gorillas

Ever watched these Movies About Gorillas? We guarantee you'll find some new films. We listed 13 of our favorites.

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Planet of the Apes
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Franklin J. Schaffner, starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans
Rated G

Planet of the Apes is a 1968 science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and based on the 1963 French novel La Planète des singes by Pierre Boulle. The film follows astronaut George Taylor (Charlton Heston) as he journeys to a distant planet inhabited by intelligent apes. On the planet, apes are the dominant species, while humans are primitive and treated as second-class citizens. Taylor soon realizes that humans were once the dominant species on the planet, but were overthrown by the apes. He leads a revolution of humans against the apes, and ultimately discovers that the planet he has arrived on is actually Earth, in the distant future. The film was a huge success and spawned four sequels, as well as a remake in 2001. The movie is widely regarded as one of the greatest science fiction films of all time and its iconic ending scene has been parodied and referenced countless times in popular culture.

King Kong (1933)

King Kong
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack, starring Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher
Rated Passed

King Kong (1933) is an American fantasy-adventure film directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. The film follows the story of filmmaker Carl Denham, who, along with his crew, travels to an uncharted island to search for a mythical creature known as "Kong". After finding and capturing the giant ape, they return to New York City, where Kong escapes and wreaks havoc. The film culminates with a thrilling climax atop the Empire State Building as Kong battles a squadron of biplanes. King Kong is both a thrilling adventure and a cautionary tale about the dangers of tampering with nature.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Rupert Wyatt, starring James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Karin Konoval
Rated PG-13

Rise of the Planet of the Apes tells the story of a scientist named Will Rodman (James Franco) who discovers a cure for Alzheimer’s in the form of a virus, which he tests on chimpanzees. After a successful trial, the chimp, Caesar, begins to display signs of increased intelligence and a heightened sense of awareness. When his lab is shut down and Caesar is taken away from him, Will joins forces with an animal rights activist (Freida Pinto) to free Caesar and his fellow apes. After escaping to the woods, Caesar rallies an army of apes and leads them in a revolt against humanity, resulting in a devastating global conflict between apes and humans. The film follows Caesar's journey from a lab experiment to a revolutionary leader and culminates in the planet of the apes being born.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

War for the Planet of the Apes
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Matt Reeves, starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval
Rated PG-13

Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Mighty Joe Young
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ernest B. Schoedsack, starring Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Mr. Joseph Young
Rated Approved

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Kong: Skull Island
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Jordan Vogt-Roberts, starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly
Rated PG-13

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

Godzilla vs. Kong
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Adam Wingard, starring Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry
Rated PG-13

Rampage (2018)

Rampage
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Brad Peyton, starring Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Rated PG-13

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From J. Lee Thompson, starring Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban, Natalie Trundy
Rated PG

Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)

Beneath the Planet of the Apes
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Ted Post, starring James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison
Rated G

Son of Kong (1933)

Son of Kong
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Ernest B. Schoedsack, starring Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Frank Reicher, John Marston
Rated Passed

Congo (1995)

Congo
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Frank Marshall, starring Laura Linney, Tim Curry, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson
Rated PG-13

King Kong Lives (1986)

King Kong Lives
★★★★
★★★★
1.6 out of 4 stars

From John Guillermin, starring Brian Kerwin, Linda Hamilton, Peter Elliott, George Antoni
Rated PG-13

 



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