Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was a enormous success this previous weekend and now director Matt Reeves has revealed that an after-credits scene was initially intfinished to be consisted of.

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While the ending of the film felt appropriate, where Caesar tells Malcolm that battle has actually already begun, it would have actually been nice to check out a much more direct nod towards the third film in the series.

Reeves can have actually conveniently gone via the swarm of the army ship heading right into the city to battle via the apes to cap the film off, but he went through a quiet minute in between ape and man, enabling the audience to feel the dread of battle that’s certain to come.

Also, if you did listen carefully in the direction of the finish you may have heard some rumbling and what appeared to be an ape breathing. Some have speculated that this was Koba attempting to complimentary himself from the tower rubble.


While it would have actually been interesting to have an after-credits scene hinting at the battle ahead, it’s nice to see a director willing to leave off an extra scene which would undoubtedly obtain fans talking in an effort to develop a much more harmonious story.

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Either way, his last decision functioned as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes currently holds a 91% rating and has actually pulled in over $100 million at the box office throughout its opening weekfinish.

The third film, titled War of the Planet of the Apes, will hit theaters in 2016 and also fans are currently anticipating the last fight between human beings and also apes with Caesar leading the charge.


Tbelow will also be an extensive cut of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes when it’s released on DVD and Blu-ray. While Reeves wouldn’t confirm that an different ending was going to be included on the Blu-ray, he did say that he would encompass the film’s extfinished edition.

Were you hoping to view an after-credits scene for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, or did the film feel complete as Caesar reveals to Malcolm that war has actually begun?