|Franklin J. Schaffner Director||previously directed The Best Man|
Astronaut George Taylor crash lands on an unknown planet and finds himself in a hellish world where apes are the dominant species and humans are mute and stupid. The movie is loosely based on the French novel by Pierre Boulle.
The effect of the spaceship crashing was a combination of shots from a helicopter and a World War I biplane. This was done to make it look as though the crash was being seen from the astronaut's perspective.16 More Trivia
|Charlton Heston||George Taylor|
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A 1968 science fiction classic that turned into both a cult phenomenon and huge blockbuster. Starring Charlton Heston as an astronaut who has crashed landed onto a strange planet ruled by ape like creatures who are in control and actively hunt humans. The success of Planet of the Apes led to acceptance of science fiction films and sequels to films which used to be thought as cheap attempts at more money.
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