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Planet of the Apes

G| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Complex sociological themes run through this science-fiction classic about three astronauts marooned on a futuristic planet where apes rule and humans are slaves. The stunned trio discovers that these highly intellectual simians can both walk upright and talk. They have even established a class system and a political structure. The astronauts suddenly find themselves part of a devalued species, trapped and imprisoned by the apes.

Cast: Charlton Heston , Roddy McDowall , Kim Hunter , Maurice Evans , James Whitmore , James Daly , Linda Harrison , Robert Gunner

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Release Date: February 8th, 1968|1 hr. 52 min.

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