• Released
  • July 24, 2016
  • (2nd Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
  • PG , 2 hr 0 min
  • Concert/Special Events
Planet of the Apes (1968) presented by TCM Synopsis
Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies, and Twentieth Century Fox invite you to return to the out-of-this-world mad house when the sci-fi classic Planet of the Apes (1968) crash lands in select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event on Sunday,...

Movie Reviews

A Classic!

By goldredger
This movie, the first in a four part series, is a classic. I originally saw it as an 8 year old. At the time, the makeup was pushing the envelope. This and all the original 4 movies should be in your...

Time travel is possible!

By lhbryant03
On Sunday 24 2016 I was able to go back in time to 1968 when I was 13 years old thanks to TCM Big Screen Classics. My cousin and I went to see Planet of the Apes the first day it was on at the movies...

Great Movie

By threeyeti
One of the best ever! So much fun to see on the big screen....

Loved seeing this on the big screen!

By leebachh

Role Reversal

By Alice Blue Gown
I watched this movie at a theater when it first came out many years ago. Loved it then, still love it. Great to watch it on the big screen. Thanks, TCM!...

Great Film with Silly Extras from TCM

By cmrpaul
My husband and I adore this movie and I'm sure we have watched our DVD at home within the last three months. When we saw it was coming to theaters, we had to be there! The copy presented by Fathom...

Jim's Review

By frenchjames74
I had never seen this film, so I am glad that I finally did. It clearly was a product of its times, but was well-acted and scripted. The ending came as a bit of a surprise. I read a Wikipedia...

Planet of t he Apes

By Frankthdad
This is a classic. Has kept its deeper meaning fresh. Good acting, good plot, good all around. Best for those over 15....

Planet Of The Apes_Always Great!

By chris721201680
The screening was a lot of fun. I haven't ever seen Planet Of The Apes (1968) on the big screen. The quality of the film was excellent. Enjoyed the before and after movie interviews....

1968 planet of the apes

By mtl09
How can you go wrong?...

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Rated PG