Take your stinking paw off me, you damn dirty ape!
~ Dodge Landon's most famous line.
I'm gonna skin every last one of you!
~ Dogde's last words.

Dodge Landon is the secondary antagonist in Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

He was portrayed by Tom Felton, who also played Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise and Doctor Alchemy in The Flash.

Biography

Landon worked in the animal sanctuary where Caesar was sentenced to as arrest when he attacked an arrogant airline pilot, Hunsiker, that tried to arrest Will's father. Landon calls Caesar a "stupid monkey," and got angry at the chimpanzee for laughing at him. He knows Cornelia and Maurice's names but he does not know Caesar's name, using trash talk to call him "damn dirty ape" and "stupid monkey".

He tried to amuse two female visitors at the sanctuary by using his  baton to strike the metal cages that caused all the frightened apes to scream in fear.

Death

One night Caesar escaped the sanctuary to spread the ALZ-113 to the apes at the sanctuary. Caesar was out of his cage, influencing Dodge to attack him with his stun baton  Dodge was shocked when Caesar spoke to him before he was punched in the face by Caesar who took the unconscious Dodge away and put him in a cage.

After locking up the other ape handler, Rodney, in one of the cages, Dodge gained back consciousness and tried to electrocute Caesar with the baton. Caesar retaliates by spraying water at him, which causes him to be electrocuted, killing him. This horrified Caesar who briefly mourned his accidental carnage before releasing his fellow apes and escaping the facility.

His death was captured on a surveillance camera, which police officers and John Landon witnessed Dodge's untimely demise.

Personality

Dodge was arrogant, rude and disrespectful, he was a bully towards both the apes at the San Bruno Primate Shelter and towards Rodney. His behaviour gave him a sense of power and thus; he felt no guilt or remorse for his actions. Despite Dodge's egocentricity, he feared his father, John Landon, as he was both Dodge's boss and the owner of his workplace, knowing that if his father ever found out that he had mistreated the apes, John would not hesitate to fire his own son.

Dodge's continuous mistreatment of Caesar and the other apes badly, was ultimately one of the reasons that causes Caesar to begin the Ape Rebellion. These actions would eventually lead to Dodge's death at the hands of Caesar; albeit by accident.

Gallery

Images

Videos

Trivia

  • Dodge's name is a combination of Dodge and Landon, two of Taylor's astronauts in 1968's Planet of the Apes.
  • On two occasions, Dodge quotes Taylor from the 1968 film Planet of the Apes. The first time this happensis when Dodge shouts "It's a madhouse! A madhouse!" as he listens to the apes screeching, and the second time is when he says "Take your stinking paws off me, you damn dirty ape!".
  • In one scene, Dodge hosed Caesar with a fire hose after the chimpanzee threw meat at Dodge's face. This is possibly a reference to the scene from the 1968 film Planet of the Apes, where Taylor gets hosed at by a gorilla guard.

Navigation

           20thCenturyFoxLogo.png Villains

Animated Features
Lizard Leader | Blue | Aban-Khan | Blackwolf | King Koo Koo | The Greedy | Gazooks | Lord Nekron | Queen Juliana | Sub-humans | Hexxus | Lou the Goanna | Waggs | Mr. Hyde | Moby Dick | Captain Ahab | Long John Silver | Pirates | Queen of Hearts | Dragon | Rasputin | Bartok | Boss | Mac | Ludmilla | Postman | Drej Queen Susquehana | Drej | Preed | Joseph Korso | Kokomon | Diaboromon | Mrs. Tweedy | Mr. Tweedy | Lead Teen | Lead Teen's Crew | Zeebad | Soldier Sam | Skeleton Guards | Napoleon Cross | Russ Cargill | EPA | Mr. Burns | Waylon Smithers | Lindsey Naegle | Fat Tony | Agnes Skinner | Nelson Muntz | Dolph Starbeam | Jimbo Jones | Kearney Zzyzwicz | Patty & Selma Bouvier | Snake Jailbird | Baby Gerald | Itchy | Black Wolf | Black Wolf's Pack (Smiley) | Lucius | Boggis, Bunce and Bean | Rat | White Wolf | Eagles | Gorgon | Scowler | Gorgon's Pack | Chakal | Xibalba | Chato | Major-Domo | Mayor Kobayashi | Broly | Paragus

Live-Action Movies
Mr. Smith | Beauty Smith | Hans Zeller | Rolf Gruber | Karl | Franz | Von Schreiber | Dr. Zaius | General Ursus | Albina | Dr. Otto Hasslein | Governor Breck | Governor Kolp | General Aldo | Mendez I | Dr. Frank-N-Furter | Riff Raff | Magenta | Columbia | Damien Thorn | Nostromo Drone | Ash | Malcolm Bart | Alistair Becket | Farley Flavors | Melvin Moody | Mike | Curly | Moss | First Acheron Queen | Carter J. Burke | Brundlefly | Jungle Hunter | Anton Bartok | City Hunter | Jim | Screwface | Lothos | Harry Lime and Marv Merchants | The Dragon | Henry Evans | Howard Payne | Salim Abu Aziz | Juno Skinner | Lord Rutledge | Elena Dubrow | Buck LaFarge | Vic Deakins | Harvest Commander | Harvesters | Ted Maltin | Cal Hockley | The Cloned Queen | Lead Alien | Newborn | Mason Wren | Spicer Lovejoy | Ruth DeWitt Bukater | John Geiger | Petr Beaupre | Alice Ribbons | Earl Unger | Burton Jernigan | Pat Healy | Lester Vesco | Monkeybone | General Thade | Attar | Limbo | Lamar Burgess | James Moriarty | Dorian Gray | Dante | Edward Hyde | Happy Chapman | Wendell | VIKI | Antarctic Queen Xenomorph | Grid | Chopper Predator | Celtic Predator | Scar | Zerbino | Saladin | Vanessa | Reggie and Arthur | Jimmy Murtaugh | Durza | Galbatorix | Shruikan | Lord Dargis | Rommel | Cecil Fredericks | Gus & Reginald | Ian Hawke | Gunnison Predalien | King Piccolo | Mai | Oozaru | Kahmunrah | Al Capone | Ivan the Terrible | Napoleon Bonaparte | Skip | Razor and Tazer | Zirkonians | Jennifer Check | Nikolai Wolf | Miles Quaritch | RDA (Parker Selfridge) | Luke Castellan | Hades | Medusa | Mrs. Dodds | Gabe Ugliano | Charon | Lotus Eaters | Lotus Land Bellhop | Hydra | Minotaur | Bosco | Agent Lynch | Brock Pike | Russell Morrison | Berserker Predator | Tracker Predator | Falconer Predator | Edwin | Stans | General Edward | Blefuscians | Nat Jones | Steven Jacobs | Dodge Landon | Douglas Hunsiker | Aliens | Andrew Detmer | Richard Detmer | Adam | Zoe | David 8 | Peter Weyland | Engineers | Deacon | The Cook | Kronos | Chris Rodriguez | Polyphemus | Cyclopes | Manticore | Colchis Bull | Charybdis | Sir Lancelot | Xiangliu | Dmitri Desgoffe-und-Taxis | J.G. Jopling | Koba | Dreyfus | Carver | Valentine Corporation (Richmond Valentine, Gazelle, Charlie Hesketh, Chester King & Morten Lindström) | South Glade Mission Church (Church Leader) | Dean Baker | Rottweiler | Poodle | James Suggs | Harvester Queen | Mr. Barron | Alan Rikkin | Neomorphs | Praetomorphs | Colonel McCullough | Alpha-Omega (Red & Preacher) | Winter | Golden Circle (Poppy Adams, Bennie and Jet, Beauty-Bot, Clara Von Gluckfberg, Angel & Charles) | United States President | Agent Whiskey | Ultimate Predator | Will Traeger | Morgana | Vector | Grewishka | Chiren | Nova | Zapan | Hal | Spitz | The Dognapper | The Man in the Red Sweater

Television
Ida Kenzel | Molly Merchants | Marv Merchants | Vera Murchins | Sinclair | Hughes | Jessica

See Also
24 Villains | Alien vs Predator Villains | American Dad! Villains | American Horror Story Villains | Archer Villains | Blue Sky Villains | Buffyverse Vilains | Daredevil Villains | Die Hard Villains | Elektra Villains | Family Guy Villains | Fantastic Four Villains | Futurama Villains | Garfield Villains | Home Alone Villains | Kingsman Villains | Narnia Villains | Planet of the Apes Villains | Rick Riordan Villains | Silver Surfer Villains | The Cleveland Show Villains | The Simpsons Villains | X-Files Villains | X-Men Movie Villains

           PlanetOfTheApesTitle.png Villains

La Planète des Singes
Mi Zaïus | President of the Assembly

Planet of the Apes (1968)
Dr. Zaius | Dr. Maximus | President Gaius

Beneath the Planet of the Apes
General Ursus | Dr. Zaius | Albina | Ongaro | Adiposo | Caspay | Mendez XXVI |

Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Dr. Otto Hasslein | E-1 | E-2 |

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
Governor Breck | Chief Inspector Kolp

Battle for the Planet of the Apes
General Aldo | Governor Kolp | Mendez I

Planet of the Apes (2001)
General Thade | Attar | Limbo

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Steven Jacobs | Dodge Landon | Douglas Hunsiker

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Koba | Dreyfus | Carver

War for the Planet of the Apes
Colonel McCullough | Alpha-Omega | Red | Winter | Preacher

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.