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Planet of the Apes

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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 well-known critics.

You probably already know what the movie's about, but just in case... 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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