Directors: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast: George Taylor: Charlton Heston; Cornelius: Roddy McDowall; President of the Assembly: James Whitmore; Nova: Linda Harrison; Julius: Buck Kartalian; Hunt Leader: Norman Burton; Maximus: Woodrow Parfrey; Zira: Kim Hunter; Lucius: Lou Wagner; Dr. Zaius: Maurice Evans; Honorious: James Daly; Landon: Robert Gunner; Dodge: Jeff Burton; Dr. Galen: Wright King; Minister: Paul Lambert
Taglines: Somewhere in the universe there must be something better than man. In a matter of time, an astronaut will wing through the centuries and find the answer. He may find the most terrifying one of all on the planet where apes are the rulers and man the beast.
This is Commander Taylor, Astronaut. He has landed in a world where Apes are the rulers and Man the beast. Now he is caged, tortured, risks mutilation. Because no human can remain human on the Planet of the Apes.
An unusual and important motion picture from the author of “The Bridge on the River Kwai”!
This is Commander Taylor, Astronaut. He has landed in a world where Apes are the rulers and Man the beast. Now he is caged, tortured, risks mutilation. Because no human can remain human on the “Planet of the Apes”.
Somewhere in the Universe, there must be something better than man!
20th Century Fox Wants You To… Go Ape [1974 Rerelease]
Hunted . . . haunted . . . wanted . . . like beasts of prey!
Storyline: After having their ship crash on a mysterious planet, two US astronauts wander across the desert plain. Thinking they are alone, the surprise comes when life forms appear, not just as mute human but as apes. Walking, talking apes. The apes see themselves as the original beings on the planet and do anything to keep all humans locked up.