• Release Date: November 15, 1968
  • Run Time: 1 hr 52 min
  • Rating: G - Violence
  • Cast: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter
  • Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Genre: Action/Adventure

Synopsis: Complex sociological themes run through this science-fiction classic about three astronauts marooned on a futuristic planet where apes rule and humans are slaves. The stunned trio discovers that these highly intellectual simians can both walk upright and talk. They have even established a class system and a political structure. The astronauts suddenly find themselves part of a devalued species, trapped and imprisoned by the apes.