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Planet of the Apes (1968)

G 112 min - Science Fiction, Adventure, Drama, Action - 7 February 1968
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An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Stars:  Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey, Jeff Burton, James Whitmore, Buck Kartalian, Norman Burton, Wright King, Paul Lambert, Army Archerd, Eldon Burke, William Graeff Jr., Lars Hensen, Felix Silla, James Bacon, Billy Curtis, Frank Delfino, Buddy Douglas, Jerry Maren, Harry Monty, David Chow, Cass Martin, Smokey Roberds, Joe Tornatore, Dianne Stanley

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Storyline

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.



Tagline: Somewhere in the Universe, there must be something better than man!

Details

Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  7 February 1968

Box Office

Budget:  $5,800,000
Revenue:  $33,395,426

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, APJAC Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 52 min

Academy Award Nominations

COSTUME DESIGN — Morton Haack
MUSIC (Original Score–for a motion picture [not a musical]) — Jerry Goldsmith

Received:
HONORARY AWARD — To John Chambers for his outstanding makeup achievement for Planet of the Apes.


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