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Rex was an evolved gorilla and a member of Caesar's Ape Colony. He was Pope's second-in-command.


Rex was a disciple of Pope and a member of the ape soldiers in Caesar's Ape Colony. Pope took Rex and his soldiers to scout the San Francisco Zoo, where Rex followed Pope when he heard wailing in Cora and Fifer's direction and investigated. After Pope finds Fifer and Cora under attack by primal apes, Rex joins the rest of the troops to defend Cora and Fifer and make their escape.

After Pope kills the primal alpha and enslaves all the primal apes at the zoo, Rex guards the entrance with another gorilla on horseback. When the gorilla is knocked off his horse by Fifer as he escapes, Rex thrusts his spear into Fifer's back. Cora holds off Rex as Fifer makes his escape, but Rex beats and captures Cora as a result and Fifer later dies of his wound after he reaches Caesar and warns him about Pope's plans. Rex interrogates Cora, who claims not to know where Fifer is going and reports to Pope about this, who suspects Cora is lying. At the winter section of the zoo, Rex witnesses Pope interrogate Cora, who remains silent, and later give the order to have a polar bear devour her. At the entrance, Rex asks Pope if Caesar will come and Pope says Caesar will send either Maurice or Koba instead of him. Right before Pope is about to punish a primal ape for touching him, Rex informs Pope his scouting party looking for Fifer led by Bon is back.

In the center of the zoo, Rex listens to Pope give a speech about how they are strong and Rex interrupts to show him Koba has arrived with his own army to stop Pope. Rex joins the rest of Pope's apes in hooting after Pope declares he makes apes strong. After Koba attacks Pope in anger, Rex joins the battle fighting for Pope. When Koba knocks Pope down, Rex climbs to the top of a cage and jumps to ambush Koba while Pope distracts him. Rex manages to strike Koba in the shoulder with his spear causing him to drop his spear and watches Pope taunt Koba while Rex holds the leash to one of Pope's primal ape slave. Rex however fails to see the primal ape rip his leash off and viciously attack Pope just as he is about to kill Koba. Before Rex can help Pope he is stabbed in the leg with a spear by Koba. Koba then declares an ape who betrays Caesar must die and Rex's last act was to yell "NO!" before Koba plunges the spear into Rex's chest, killing him.


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Rex seems completely devoted to Pope and follows each of his orders without question, even if it mean killing his fellow apes. Rex also seems very protective of Pope as he jumps to Pope's defense whenever he is danger.




Planet of the Apes - 20th Century Reboot Series
Planet of the Apes (CE) Movies
Rise of the Planet of the Apes | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes | War for the Planet of the Apes | Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes | Untitled fifth Planet of the Apes film
Main Evolved Ape Characters
Caesar | Bright Eyes | Koba | Maurice | Rocket | Buck | Cornelia | Blue Eyes | Luca | Ash | Cornelius | Winter | Lake | Bad Ape | Red | Noa | Soona | Anaya | Raka | Koro | Dar | Proximus Caesar | Sylva | Lightning
Supporting Ape Characters
Alpha | Burke | Verdon | Tinker | Grey | Stone | Andy | Wolfie | Jeanpierre | Lucky | Koba's Mother | Sparrow | Pope | Fifer | Cora | Rex | Bon | Dallas | Milo | Herman | Spear | Ajax | Oak | Fox | Aghoo | Ursus | Percy | Beardface | Armando | Luna | Oda | Rust
Main Human Characters
Will Rodman | Charles Rodman | Caroline Aranha | Robert Franklin | Steven Jacobs | Dodge Landon | John Landon | Douglas Hunsiker | Malcolm | Ellie | Alexander | Dreyfus | Carver | Foster | Colonel McCullough | Nova | Mae | Trevathan
Supporting Human Characters
Rodney | John Hamil | Rita | Sarah | Maddy | John | Edward | Roger Mason | Werner | Kemp | Clancy Stoppard | Corbin | Daniel Nygun | David Flynn | Finney | Kuo | Malakai Youmans | Max (Firestorm) | McVeigh | Terry | Roger | Rod Wilson | Preacher | Boyle | Lang | Travis | Korina
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Simian Flu
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Ape Rebellion | Human-Ape War | Simian Flu Pandemic | Battle on the Golden Gate Bridge | Battle in San Francisco | Battle of Muir Woods Park | Attack on Ape Waterfall | Battle of the Border
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San Francisco Ape Colony | Caesar's Council of Apes | Caesar's Ape Army | Gen-Sys Board | San Francisco's Human Colony | Dreyfus' Human Army | Malcolm's Group | Alpha-Omega | Donkeys | Florida Ape Colony | Rocky Mountains Ape Colony | Eagle Clan | Coastal Ape Colony | Order of Caesar | Satellite Human Colony
West African Jungle | San Francisco | San Francisco Zoo | Gen-Sys Laboratories | Rodman House | San Bruno Primate Shelter | Golden Gate Bridge | Muir Woods Park | Ape Mountain | Ape Gate | Ape Village | Caesar's Home | Warehouse | Ape Waterfall | The Border | Oasis
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (webcomic) | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Contagion | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (BOOM! Studios) | Before the Dawn | War for the Planet of the Apes (BOOM! Studios) | Planet of the Apes: The Time of Man | Planet of the Apes: The Simian Age | Planet of the Apes: Devolution
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - Official Movie Novelization | War for the Planet of the Apes: Revelations | War for the Planet of the Apes - Official Movie Novelization | Caesar’s Story
Other Books
Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The Art of the Films
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Soundtrack Album) | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Soundtrack Album) | War for the Planet of the Apes (Soundtrack Album) | Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (Soundtrack Album)
Video Games
Plague Inc: Simian Flu | Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier | Crisis on the Planet of the Apes VR