• Planet of the Apes (1968)

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Release Date: February 8th, 1968

DVD Release Date: August 21st, 2001

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 Schaffner

Genres: Adventure, Science fiction

Production Co: APJAC Productions, Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

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