• 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

Great Movie

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

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...

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...

Pristine print, good sound

By dwa22204
Couldn't ask anything more from this presentation. Like 1968 with a new print from a new movie!...

Planet of the apes

By ericandjoann30

Revisiting a classic that started a franchise!

By aprilsongs
it was amazing to go back and see this high quality sci-fi classic on the big screen again, as it was meant to be seen, and notice the details, camera work, score, amazing performances, Rod Serling...

Planet of the Apes 1968 version

By doughorne7122016140
Great to see this in the theater after all these years. Enjoyed the interview with Dr. Zaius on TCM to kick things off. More classics on the big screen please....

Great movie, classic lines

By bpolera
I haven't seen this movie in years. It was great. Brought my sister who never saw it. She enjoyed it. Thanks TCM for bringing the classics back to the big screen!...

Monkey Planet

By slobhouse7
Still holds up after all these years as a great satire on 'man'. Time has proven the genius of John Chamber's make-up effects and how seamless you 'accept' the simian characters. The first two...


By Diamond1993
Was great to finally see this classic on the big screen. The additional 'interview' was funny and creative. Liked it very much. Thank you TCM and FathamEvents for making this happen....

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Rated PG