Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes (1968)

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

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An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, 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 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
  • James Whitmore

    as President of the Assembly
  • Buck Kartalian

    as Julius
  • Norman Burton

    as Hunt Leader
  • Wright King

    as Dr. Galen
  • Paul Lambert

    as Minister
  • Army Archerd

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Eldon Burke

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • William Graeff Jr.

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Lars Hensen

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Felix Silla

    as Child Gorilla (uncredited)
  • James Bacon

    as Ape (uncredited)
  • Billy Curtis

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Frank Delfino

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Buddy Douglas

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Jerry Maren

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • Harry Monty

    as Child Ape (uncredited)
  • David Chow

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Cass Martin

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Smokey Roberds

    as Chimpanzee (uncredited)
  • Joe Tornatore

    as Gorilla (uncredited)
  • Dianne Stanley

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