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Planet of the Apes

The original, classic sci-fi film based on Pierre Boulle's novel "Monkey Planet" stars Charlton Heston as Taylor, an astronaut who ends up stranded on a planet where apes are the rulers and humans are slaves. Followed by four sequels and two tv series' (one being animated). Re-imagined by Tim Burton in 2001.

Year: 1967
Genre: Science Fiction, Nick's Favourites, Based on..., Best of the 1960s, Animal Rights, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Time Travel
Country: USA
Director: Franklin J Schaffner
Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, James Daly, Linda Harrison
Duration: 107 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains medium level violence.
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