Planet of the Apes Poster Image
Rated
G
Runtime 112 min
Ratings
88% critics Rotten Tomatoes
87% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release 04/03/68
Actors Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans
Directors Franklin J. Schaffner
Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes.
Genre Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release 04/03/68
Actors Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans
Directors Franklin J. Schaffner
Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes.