Planet of the Apes

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We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'Planet of the Apes' on each platform. Now, before we get into all the details of how you can watch 'Planet of the Apes' right now, here are some specifics about the APJAC Productions, Twentieth Century Fox adventure flick.

Released February 8th, 1968, 'Planet of the Apes' stars Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans The G movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 52 min, and received a score of 79 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from 14 knowledgeable critics.

What, so now you want to know what the movie’s about? Here's the plot: "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."

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