Infographic: The Abridged History of Movie Things Rising

The Rise of the Planet of the Apes has officially risen, or so sayeth the box office results from the first weekend. The title has given me a moment to realize that there have been a lot of movie things rising lately. Next year alone will feature two things rising- The Dark Knight Rising and The Rise of the Guardians. To keep all of the rising things straight, I’ve created this infographic:


Filed under Humor, Movies

9 responses to “Infographic: The Abridged History of Movie Things Rising

  1. There does seem to be a lot of RISING going on. Is it a similar showing for FALLS?

    Great work as always John

  2. Phil

    Don’t forget ‘Valhalla Rising’ from 2009, an interesting movie.

  3. Mercury Rising? (Bruce Willis et al)
    The droid is just like Godot, we never find it, but the ride, hell yeah, the ride 🙂

  4. Wow, this is interesting. I’ve noticed the trend for things rising over the years and it really is something. I think that producers use the word to add a sense of foreboding to their films, and make people want to see them. Great list!

  5. rtm

    I was gonna mention Valhalla Rising, but I think you cover most of ’em, John. Awesome!

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