Planet of the Apes (1968)

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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.

Directed By Franklin J. Schaffner Starring Charlton Heston  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Kim Hunter  •  Maurice Evans  •  James Whitmore Genres Action  •  Adventure  •  Dystopian Film  •  Post-Apocalyptic Film  •  Sci-Fi Action  •  Science Fiction  •  Time Travel Film Studios &
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Planet of the Apes  •  National Film Registry  •  AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Time Out: London's 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies
Release Info April 3, 1968
Color  •  112 minutes G Rated G
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Blade Runner vs. Planet of the Apes

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2001: A Space Odyssey vs. Planet of the Apes

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Comments (3)

 
Koroy

Koroy on 10/4/2015 Reply  · 

Awesome movie.Great twist.

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DeadKid1999

DeadKid1999 on 5/7/2016 Reply  · 

indeed,the ending was really awesome,wasn't expecting it.

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Nononsense

Nononsense on 5/21/2016 Reply  · 

One of the best times I've had with a movie. Top 5 sci-fi for me. Top 50 on my chart, easily.

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