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'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' (2011)
After ruling the box office throughout the late '60s and 1970s, the long-running franchise appeared to have run out of gas by the time Tim Burton's 2001 remake disappointed fans and critics. A decade later, with a rising young star (James Franco), jaw-dropping mo-cap effects and a fresh, first-time director, "Rise" started from scratch, injecting new blood into the formula, and restoring the sorely missed human element to the premise.