Corrected entry: After the group cross the river, they set up camp and make fires. They are in the middle of the desert and there are no trees as far as the horizon. Where did they get the firewood?
Corrected entry: Limbo is frightened when he is threatened with a gun. But the movie later makes it clear that the apes knew nothing of such a weapon, aside from the one kept in secret in the red sculpture.
Corrected entry: When Leo is carrying Ari across the river she scratches him on the neck. For the rest of the movie the scratch changes sides and sometimes disappears completely. (01:35:00)
Corrected entry: When the pod carrying the Mark Wahlberg character crashes into the lake, there is a human figure on the opposite side of the lake to the camera position, slowly walking right to left. The pod is travelling left to right. The figure is on the left-hand side of the screen, in the trees, but clearly visible. It can't be one of the humans that Wahlberg bumps into a few minutes later, as it's not running due to being pursued by apes, and its not moving away from the oncoming spacecraft (if monkeys scare these guys, then a crash-landing ball of fire would surely freak them out).
Corrected entry: When Leo returns to the Earth of 2001 through the storm, he flies from orbit around Saturn to orbit around Earth in a matter of a few minutes. This would require him to be traveling significantly faster than the speed of light, which is impossible.
Corrected entry: At the beginning of the movie Leo's uniform is clean and white when he enters the pod. Subsequently the pod enters the vortex, enters the Planet's atmosphere and then splashes down in a tropical pond. As Leo leaves the sunken pond, his white and pristine uniform has somehow developed 1000 tatters although the only stress it has been subjected to is the water on the planet. What a bleak future awaits us all if seams in the future are water soluble...
Corrected entry: Towards the end of the movie when we see the remains of the Space Station we are led to believe that it has crashed into the Planet with the thrusters sticking out of the ground at a particular angle. How is it that when they all enter the remains everything's perfectly upright?
Corrected entry: In the pod towards the end, one of the computer displays reads "Delta Pod." "Delta" was the pod that he was piloting in the beginning of the film which got destroyed. This craft, however, was the one initially piloted by his trained monkey, and was designated "Alpha Pod."
Corrected entry: At the end, after the pilot kisses the blonde girl, she runs off into the hills. When he runs back to the pod, and takes off, she's underneath him waving with the others.
Corrected entry: In one scene, one of the apes is drinking a drink with ice in it. For a society that lives in a hot steamy jungle and has very little modern technology, where did they get an ice maker?
Corrected entry: Leo was on the Planet for a few days or so and I'm pretty sure he wasn't fully equipped with a razor so how did that face of his stay so clean and clear of razor stubble?
Corrected entry: It's not only in this movie, but I thought, what better place to point it out. In all movies set in a far-off place or in the past, how come the women always have lipstick on?
Corrected entry: Towards the end of the film, the hero is getting ready to get in the space pod and he gets distracted. He places his helmet on the seat and goes off to sort it out. Afterwards, he runs back to the pod, jumps in, and there's no helmet on the seat.
Corrected entry: The apes on the starship killed all of its human crew members, so how did humans appear on the planet?
Plot hole: The "video history" of the crashed USAF ship makes it very clear that the planet is uninhabited when they "landed". I can understand how a race of apes develops - they had a bunch of them on board. I can understand how a race of humans develops - they are descendants of the original crew. What I don't understand is...where the heck did all the horses come from?
Trivia: Linda Harrison, who portrayed Nova in the original Planet of the Apes and its sequel Beneath the Planet of the Apes, has a cameo appearance in this movie as one of the people inside the rolling cage as it's being taken into the city. She is seen standing next to Mark Wahlberg, shaking her head when he asks her a question.
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