Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes (1968)

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

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Drama, Action
  • Release Date: 1968-02-07
  • User Rating: 7.641/10 from 2857 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 52min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
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Astronaut Taylor crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes 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.


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  • Charlton Heston

    as George Taylor
  • Roddy McDowall

    as Cornelius
  • Kim Hunter

    as Zira
  • Maurice Evans

    as Dr. Zaius
  • James Whitmore

    as President of the Assembly
  • James Daly

    as Dr. Honorious
  • Linda Harrison

    as Nova
  • Robert Gunner

    as Landon
  • Lou Wagner

    as Lucius
  • Woodrow Parfrey

    as Dr. Maximus
  • Jeff Burton

    as Dodge
  • Buck Kartalian

    as Julius
  • Norman Burton

    as Hunt Leader
  • Wright King

    as Dr. Galen
  • Paul Lambert

    as Minister
  • Martin Abrahams

    as Human in Cage (uncredited)
  • Army Archerd

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • James Bacon

    as Ape (uncredited)
  • Erlynn Mary Botelho

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Priscilla Boyd

    as Human #1 (uncredited)
  • Eldon Burke

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • David Chow

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Billy Curtis

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Frank Delfino

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Buddy Douglas

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Chuck Fisher

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • William Graeff Jr.

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Lars Hensen

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Irvin 'Zabo' Koszewski

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Norma Jean Kron

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Robert Lombardo

    as Gorilla Photographer (uncredited)
  • Jerry Maren

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Cass Martin

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Stephan Merjanian

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Harry Monty

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • John Quijada

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Smokey Roberds

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Dave Rodgers

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Jane Ross

    as Human (uncredited)
  • George Sasaki

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Felix Silla

    as Child Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Emory Souza

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Dianne Stanley

    as Astronaut Stewart (uncredited)
  • Joe Tornatore

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
Camera Irving Rosenberg Camera Operator
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Directing Robert Doudell Assistant Director
Art William J. Creber Art Direction
Art Jack Martin Smith Art Direction
Art Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Sound David Dockendorf Sound
Editing Hugh S. Fowler Editor
Writing Pierre Boulle Novel
Directing Franklin J. Schaffner Director
Writing Michael Wilson Screenplay
Writing Rod Serling Screenplay
Production Arthur P. Jacobs Producer
Camera Leon Shamroy Director of Photography
Production Joe Scully Casting
Production Mort Abrahams Associate Producer
Visual Effects L.B. Abbott Visual Effects
Visual Effects Art Cruickshank Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Ben Nye Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Margaret Donovan Hair Department Head
Visual Effects Emil Kosa Jr. Visual Effects
Crew Chris Haynes Driver
Crew Kim Kahana Stunts
Costume & Make-Up John Chambers Makeup Designer
Crew Joe Canutt Stunt Coordinator
Directing William Kissell Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Robert Fuca Assistant Costume Designer
Crew Frank Orsatti Stunts
Crew Lightning Bear Stunts
Production William Eckhardt Unit Production Manager
Crew Johnny Borgese Special Effects
Art Norman Rockett Set Decoration
Sound Herman Lewis Sound
Costume & Make-Up Morton Haack Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Eve Newing Hairstylist
Crew Chema Hernández Other
Crew Steve Bonner Driver
Directing Rose Steinberg Script Supervisor
Crew Tap Canutt Stunts
Lighting Fred Hall Gaffer