Douglas Hunsiker is a supporting antagonist in the 2011 film Rise of the Planet of the Apes. He is the mastermind behind the spread of the ALZ-113 epidemic across the world.

He was portrayed by David Hewlett, who is best known for his role as Dr. Rodney McKay on the American-Canadian sci-fi series Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, and Stargate Universe.


A bad tempered neighbor of the Rodmans, Hunsiker often spent his time living at home in San Francisco, taking care of his two sons and daughter when he wasn't working as an airline pilot.

One day, Caesar, a chimpanzee who inherited a drug called ALZ-112 from his mother Bright Eyes, had been in conflict with Hunsiker when he was five years old.

Caeser saw Hunsiker's children riding on their bikes and left the Rodman house before entering the Hunsiker's garage, looking for a bike. Alice, Hunsiker's daughter Alice saw what was happening and fled, instantly alerting her father.

In response, Hunsiker grabbed a baseball and in a violent rage tried to attack the defenseless fleeing Caesar with Caesar's leg being cut in the process while Will Rodman and his father, Charles arrived to stop Hunsiker and save Caesar. Will and Charles comforted Caesar while promising that Hunsiker would not see Caesar again, with Hunsiker believing that Caesar would have attacked his children if he hadn't intervened.

Later, Charles Rodman who was suffering from dementia caused by Alzheimer's, went inside Douglas Hunsiker's car which was apparently unlocked and was turned on. Charles damaged Hunsiker's car by smashing it back and forth between the cars parked between it. Hunsiker had grabbed Charles out of his car and pulled out his cell phone to call the police. Charles attempted to verbally talk Hunsiker out of it while Caesar watched the situation out the window at home.

Hunsiker kept poking and threatening Charles, claiming that it was his problem and he was responsible for getting himself into trouble. Caesar, angry at how his grandfather figure is at the mercy of a neighbor he hates, dived onto Hunsiker punching him several times. Being saved by an oncoming car driver that distracted Caesar with its horn honking, Hunsiker pulled out a trash lid and struck Caesar's face with it, giving Caesar a scar on his face, before Hunsiker tried to run back to his house. Caesar kicked Hunsiker from retreating to his house. Hunsiker would then try to run off, but Caesar was climbing the trees and dived on him again. Caesar then bit Hunsiker's right index finger off by accident while Charles ordered Caesar to stop. With Hunsiker left to whimper from his pain, Caesar was sent to the San Bruno Primate Facility.

At the Gen-Sys Lab, a clumsy scientist named Robert Franklin had accidentally forgotten to put his mask on while scientists were releasing the ALZ-113 drug to a bonobo named Koba, which made Franklin inhale the ALZ-113. Robert Franklin had tried to get to Will Rodman, then Hunsiker met Franklin.

After Franklin sneezes on Hunsiker, he aggressively ordered Franklin to leave with Franklin dying days later.

In the ending credits, Hunsiker was going to work and had his bitten finger treated with a metal bandage. His nose was dripping blood, showing that Hunsiker was infected with the ALZ-113. Despite knowing he was sick and most likely had a headache with his nosebleeding, Hunsiker refused to miss work again and flew his plane from Sacramento, USA to Paris, France, where he spread the ALZ-113 pandemic to the people in Paris, France, which led to Europe becoming entirely infected. Paris sent infected airlines into the continent of Africa, before spreading to Asia. North and South America were already infected with the ALZ-113 epidemic which means that the human race is doomed to extinction while allowing the apes to become more intelligent. Hunsiker and his children presumably died afterwards from the virus.


Hunsiker was a crass and bad-tempered man who seemed to be almost paranoid on the well-being and security of his property as well as his children, which was based on why he hated his neighbors the Rodmans (including associates of them such as Caesar and Robert Franklin themselves), for no apparent reason; he assaulted a dementia-stricken elderly man - arguably understandable given the circumstances - and threw Robert Franklin out of the street, which was fairly unreasonable considering that Robert was trying to see his employer at the time, while it is most likely Hunsiker suspected Robert was simply trespassing in the neighborhood (including Hunsiker's own home), rather then trying to warn Will as he caught Robert exhibiting suspicious behavior by desperately pounding against his neighbors' back door after nobody answered Robert who was knocking at the front door.


           20thCenturyFoxLogo Villains

Animated Features
Lizard Leader | Blue | John | 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 | Napoleon Cross | Lefty McGinnis | 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 | 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 | Myron Larabee | Ted Maltin | Cal Hockley | The Cloned Queen | Lead Alien | Newborn | 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 | Zerbino | Saladin | Vanessa | Reggie and Arthur | Jimmy Murtaugh | Durza | Galbatorix | Shruikan | Lord Dargis | Rommel | Cecil Fredericks | Gus & Reginald | Ian Hawke | Skip | Razor and Tazer | Jennifer Check | Nikolai Wolf | Miles Quaritch | RDA (Parker Selfridge) | Kahmunrah | Al Capone | Ivan the Terrible | Napoleon Bonaparte | Luke Castellan | Hades | Medusa | Mrs. Dodds | Gabe Ugliano | Charon | Lotus Eaters | Lotus Land Bellhop | Hydra | Minotaur | Bosco | Agent Lynch | Brock Pike | Russell Morrison | General Edward | Blefuscians | Nat Jones | Steven Jacobs | Dodge Landon | Douglas Hunsiker | Andrew Detmer | Richard Detmer | Adam | Zoe | The Cook | Kronos | Chris Rodriguez | Polyphemus | Cyclopes | Manticore | Colchis Bull | Charybdis | Sir Lancelot | Xiangliu | Dmitri Desgoffe-und-Taxis | J.G. Jopling | Koba | Dreyfus | Carver | James Suggs | Harvester Queen | Mr. Barron | Alan Rikkin | Colonel McCullough | Alpha-Omega (Red & Preacher) | Winter | Clancy Gray | President Gray | Morgana | Vector | Grewishka | Chiren | Nova | Zapan | Hal | Spitz | The Dognapper | The Man in the Red Sweater

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 Villains

Main Antagonists
Dr. Zaius | General Ursus | Dr. Otto Hasslein | Governor Breck | General Aldo | General Thade | Steven Jacobs | Koba | Colonel McCullough

Supporting Antagonists
Albina | Governor Kolp | Attar | Mendez I | Dodge Landon | Dreyfus | Red | Preacher | Alpha-Omega

Minor Antagonists
Ongaro | Adiposo | Limbo | Douglas Hunsiker | Carver | Winter

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