Movie 'Planet of the Apes'

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Somewhere in the Universe, there must be something better than man!

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

United States of America English

  • a.k.a. Monkey Planet
  • Planet Of The Apes 1
  • Planet of the Apes I

Germany German (Deutsch)

Planet der Affen

Astronaut Taylor überlebt den Raum-Zeitsprung durch das All – 2000 Jahre in die Zukunft. Eine Notlandung verschlägt ihn auf einen entfernten Planeten, der von Affen regiert wird. Auf grausame Weise missbrauchen die herrschenden Affen eine primitive Menschenrasse für Experimente und zur Unterhaltung. Schon bald wird Taylor selbst zum Gejagten, seine einzige Hoffnung auf Rettung ist ein hilfsbereiter Schimpansen-Wissenschaftler.

France French (Français)

La Planète des Singes
  • a.k.a. La Planète des singes
  • Planète des Singes (La)

Égaré dans l'espace-temps, un engin spatial américain s'écrase en 3978 sur une planète inconnue. Les astronautes Taylor, Landon et Dodge découvrent que les hommes primitifs de cette planète mystérieuse sont placés sous le joug de singes très évolués.

Italy Italian (Italiano)

Il pianeta delle scimmie

Alcuni astronauti, risucchiati da un vortice, atterrano su un pianeta sconosciuto, dove scopriranno che le scimmie dominano gli altri esseri viventi, compresi gli umani, trattati alla stregua di schiavi.

Part of Planet of the Apes Original Collection

The original 5 classic films collection.

  • Planet of the Apes owned

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    • Rating: 76% · 1,719

    An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

  • Beneath the Planet of the Apes not owned

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    • Rating: 62% · 593

    During a rescue mission to locate missing astronaut George Taylor, John Brent crash lands on the Planet of the Apes. Brent, along with Taylor's companion, Nova, find he has disappeared into an underground city known as the Forbidden Zone and attempt to track him down.

  • Escape from the Planet of the Apes not owned

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    • Rating: 63% · 462

    The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

  • Conquest of the Planet of the Apes not owned

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    • Rating: 62% · 394

    In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

  • Battle for the Planet of the Apes not owned

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    • Rating: 57% · 384

    The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a community of human mutants who live beneath a destroyed city try to conquer those whom they perceive as enemies. All leading to the finale.

Release Date
Runtime
Keywords
ape
apocalypse
astronaut
bondage
chimp
dystopia
gorilla
human evolution
human subjugation
slavery
space marine
space travel
time travel
Genres
Action
Adventure
Drama
Science Fiction
Languages
English
Production Countries
flag of United States of America United States of America
Production Companies
APJAC Productions
United States of America 20th Century Fox
Release Dates
United States of America Theatrical G
France Theatrical
Germany Theatrical 12
United Kingdom Theatrical 15
Ratings
TMDb 76% · 1,719 (more information on website)
IMDb 80% · 157,176 (more information on website)
Rotten Tomatoes® 88% (more information on website)
metacritic 79% (more information on website)

Cast

CharacterPerson
George TaylorCharlton Heston
CorneliusRoddy McDowall
ZiraKim Hunter
Dr. ZaiusMaurice Evans
Dr. HonoriousJames Daly
NovaLinda Harrison
LandonRobert Gunner
LuciusLou Wagner
Dr. MaximusWoodrow Parfrey
DodgeJeff Burton
President of the AssemblyJames Whitmore
JuliusBuck Kartalian
Hunt LeaderNorman Burton
Dr. GalenWright King
MinisterPaul Lambert
Gorilla (uncredited)Army Archerd
Gorilla (uncredited)Eldon Burke
Gorilla (uncredited)William Graeff Jr.
Gorilla (uncredited)Lars Hensen
Child Gorilla (uncredited)Felix Silla
Ape (uncredited)James Bacon
Child Ape (uncredited)Billy Curtis
Child Ape (uncredited)Frank Delfino
Child Ape (uncredited)Buddy Douglas
Child Ape (uncredited)Jerry Maren
Child Ape (uncredited)Harry Monty
Chimpanzee (uncredited)David Chow
Chimpanzee (uncredited)Cass Martin
Chimpanzee (uncredited)Smokey Roberds
Gorilla (uncredited)Joe Tornatore
Astronaut StewartDianne Stanley

Crew

DepartmentJobPerson
ArtArt DirectionJack Martin Smith
William J. Creber
Set DecorationNorman Rockett
Walter M. Scott
CameraCamera OperatorIrving Rosenberg
Director of PhotographyLeon Shamroy
Costume & Make-UpAssistant Costume DesignerRobert Fuca
Costume DesignMorton Haack
Hair Department HeadMargaret Donovan
HairstylistEve Newing
Makeup ArtistBen Nye
Makeup DesignerJohn Chambers
CrewDriverChris Haynes
Steve Bonner
Other'Chema' Hernandez
Special EffectsJohnny Borgese
Stunt CoordinatorJoe Canutt
StuntsFrank Orsatti
Kim Kahana
Lightning Bear
Tap Canutt
DirectingAssistant DirectorRobert Doudell
William Kissell
DirectorFranklin J. Schaffner
Script SupervisorRose Steinberg
EditingEditorHugh S. Fowler
LightingGafferFred Hall
ProductionAssociate ProducerMort Abrahams
CastingJoe Scully
ProducerArthur P. Jacobs
Unit Production ManagerWilliam Eckhardt
SoundOriginal Music ComposerJerry Goldsmith
SoundDavid Dockendorf
Herman Lewis
Visual EffectsVisual EffectsArt Cruickshank
Emil Kosa Jr.
L.B. Abbott