While Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes is set “many generations” after the previous Planet of the Apes trilogy, it also draws heavily on the mythology of those films: Rise of the Planet of the ApesDawn of the Planet of the Apes, and War for the Planet of the Apes. And if you haven’t seen those films you might need some additional context.

But the new film also draws on some concepts from even earlier films, particularly the original Planet of the Apes and its sequel Beneath the Planet of the Apes. In our latest video, we’ll break down all the ways Kingdom references earlier Apes movies. We’ll also break down that surprising ending, and show you all the Easter eggs and little details you might have missed. It’s everything you could want to know about Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes in one place. Watch it below:

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If you liked that video on the ending of Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes and all the Easter eggs you missed in the film, check out more of our videos below, including a recap of the entire history of the previous Planet of the Apes trilogy, one on why the “worst” Planet of the Apes is actually really smart, and all kinds of the secrets you never knew about the original Planet of the Apes.Plus, there’s tons more over at ScreenCrush’s YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe to catch all our future episodes. Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes is now playing in theaters everywhere.

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