Planet of the Apes
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1968
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 024543-007913
Running time: 1:52 (112 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: August 15, 2000
Collection type: Owned (#1087)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 14, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 5 / 10
Overview
Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall star in this legendary science fiction masterpiece. Astronaut Taylor (Heston) 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 (McDowall). Winner of an Honorary Academy Award® for Outstanding Make-up Achievement, Planet of the Apes is grand entertainment from its visually arresting beginning to the chilling last moment.
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Genres
Action
Science-Fiction
Classic
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Twentieth Century-Fox
 • APJAC Productions
Media Companies:
 • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Bonus Trailers
 • Gallery
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • THX Certified
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Franklin J. Schaffner....Director
Writing
Michael Wilson....Screenwriter
Rod Serling....Screenwriter
Pierre Boulle....Original Material By
Production
Arthur P. Jacobs....Producer
Cinematography
Leon Shamroy....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Hugh S. Fowler....Film Editor
Music
Jerry Goldsmith....Composer
Sound
Herman Lewis....Sound
David Dockendorf....Sound
Art
John Chambers....Make-up Artist
Jack Martin Smith....Art Director
William Creber....Art Director
L. B. Abbott....Visual Effects
Art Cruickshank....Visual Effects
Emil Kosa, Jr.....Visual Effects
Morton Haack....Costume Designer
Ben Nye....Make-up Artist
Dan Striepeke....Make-up Artist
Cast
Charlton Heston....George Taylor
Roddy McDowall....Cornelius
Kim Hunter....Zira
Maurice Evans....Dr. Zaius
James Whitmore....President of the Assembly
James Daly....Honorious
Linda Harrison....Nova
Robert Gunner....Landon
Lou Wagner....Lucius
Woodrow Parfrey....Maximus
Jeff Burton....Dodge
Buck Kartalian....Julius
Norman Burton....Hunt Leader
Wright King....Dr. Galen
Paul Lambert....Minister
Priscilla Boyd....First Human (uncredited)
Eldon Burke....Gorilla (uncredited)
David Chow....Chimpanzee (uncredited)
Billy Curtis....Child Ape (uncredited)
Frank Delfino....Bit Part (uncredited)
Robert Lombardo....Gorilla Photographer (uncredited)
Jerry Maren....Bit Part (uncredited)
Harry Monty.... (uncredited)
Gene O'Donnell.... (uncredited)
Felix Silla....Child Gorilla (uncredited)
Dianne Stanley....Stewart (uncredited)