• Planet of the Apes (2001)

Planet of the Apes

Release Date: July 27th, 2001

DVD Release Date: October 24th, 2001

PG-13 |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Director Tim Burton ("Batman") reinvents one of the most acclaimed and beloved works of science fiction, Pierre Boulle's classic novel "Planet of the Apes." Burton's "Planet of the Apes" begins with the famed original's premise -- a pilot finds himself in a world turned upside down after landing on a strange planet.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti, Estella Warren, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, David Warner

Director: Tim Burton

Genres: Action , Adventure , Science Fiction

Production Co: Zanuck Company, Twentieth Century Fox

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Rescue, Quest, Deception, Dark, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Jonathan ForemanNew York Post

    The marvelous Burtonic gothic/nightmare production design -- scenery, weaponry, costumes, etc. constantly pleases the eye without ever distracting you from the plot. show more

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    This century's Planet of the Apes is a rouser, a screaming-banshee fun house. show more

  • 100
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    The new Planet of the Apes is not a remake, and it's not a sequel. It is an amazing display of imagination. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)