Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father Charles. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects... Especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.
Looking Apocalypse in the Eye
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” is both an origin story for its 1968 predecessor, “Planet of the Apes,” and an amusingly cheerful film about the end of humanity.