List: Top 3 Scenes in Planet of Apes Franchise
This week on Episode 230 of the InSession Film Podcast, inspired by War for the Planet of the Apes and the greatness of this new Apes trilogy, we decided to talk about our favorite moments or scenes from the entire franchise. So, this list included the original Apes films as well, for better or worse. Despite the quality of some of those original films, they still feature some memorable scenes, and the first film is iconic for good reason.
On that note, what Apes scenes would make your list? Here are the one’s that made ours:
**Please keep in mind that we each had different criteria for our selections**
1) Apes Together Strong gesture – War for the Planet of the Apes
2) Caesar speaks at human colony – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
3) Caesar refuses Will – Rise of the Planet of the Apes
1) Ending revelation – Planet of the Apes
2) Koba steals guns – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
3) Golden State Bridge sequence – Rise of the Planet of the Apes
1) Opening hunting sequence – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
2) Maurice meets Nova – War for the Planet of the Apes
3) Caesar protects Charles – Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Honorable Mentions (Combined)
Caesar watching camera footage – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Koba points out scars to Caesar – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Campfire discussion between Koba / Blue Eyes – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Koba on tank – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Taylor / Zera kiss – Planet of the Apes
Ending doomsday sequence – Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Caesar drawing window in cell – Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Opening battle scene – War for the Planet of the Apes
Family reunion – War for the Planet of the Apes
Hopefully you guys enjoyed our lists and if you agree or disagree with us, let us know in the comment section below. This list is obviously going to differ based on your own personal resonance with this franchise, and your list could be different than ours. That being said, what would be your Top 3? Leave a comment in the comment section or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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