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Planet of the Apes
Original title: Planet of the Apes
Category 1960s , Post Apocalyptic
Year: 1968
Country: US
Time: 112 minutes
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast:
Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Maurice Evans, Kim Hunter, James Whitmore
 
Plot:

When a spaceship crash lands on an Earth like planet the 3 astronauts that survive begin to explore the strange but familiar world around them. Eventually they discover that the planet is inhabited and ruled by intelligent apes. But on their first encounter with the apes one of them is shot and dies the others are captured and taken to the ape city. The 2 are separated and one of them Taylor (Charlton Heston) begins to befriend one of the female apes which leads to him escaping and later discovering that the planet might not be so distant after all.

 

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0 #1 James 2010-01-29 09:24 The Best of all Planet of the Apes movies, with Charlton Heston. Quote
 
 
0 #2 Panzerjager 2012-02-03 12:52 Great Sci Fi with Chuck Heston. This genre was so well done for a movie in the 60's

Everyone should have the first two ape movies in their collection.

PzJ
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