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  • Planet of the Apes (1968)

    8.48/10

    R | 1h 52min | Sci-Fi, Mystery, Adventure

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Planet of the Apes (1968) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Planet of the Apes (1968) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Felix Silla, Roddy McDowall, Jerry Maren, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison

Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner

Synopsis: An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

Tagline: Somewhere in the universe there must be something better than man. In a matter of time, an astronaut will wing through the centuries and find the answer. He may find the most terrifying one of all on the planet where apes are the rulers and man the beast.

Synopsis: Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes.

Tagline: Somewhere in the universe there must be something better than man. In a matter of time, an astronaut will wing through the centuries and find the answer. He may find the most terrifying one of all on the planet where apes are the rulers and man the beast.

Storyline: An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

  • Planet of the Apes (1968) Movie Details

  • Directors: Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Writers: Michael Wilson, Rod Serling, Pierre Boulle
  • Cast: Felix Silla, Roddy McDowall, Jerry Maren, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, Lars Hensen, Army Archerd, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, William Graeff Jr., Wright King, Robert Lombardo, Paul Lambert, Gene O'Donnell, Cass Martin, Steve Merjanian, John Quijada, James Bacon, Harry Monty, Kim Hunter, Erlynn Mary Botelho, Smokey Roberds, Priscilla Boyd, Dave Rodgers, Eldon Burke, Jane Ross, James Daly, David Chow, George Sasaki, Billy Curtis
  • Genres: Sci-Fi, Mystery, Adventure
  • Producers: Mort Abrahams, Arthur P. Jacobs
  • Musicians: Jerry Goldsmith
  • Cinematographers: Leon Shamroy
  • Editors: Hugh S. Fowler
  • Our Score: 9/10 by Florita A.
  • Average Rating: 8.48/10 of 152,945 Votes!
  • Runtime: 112 min / 1h 52min
  • Year: 1968
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 5
  • Nominations: 0
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