Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
IMDb Rating 5.9
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
James Franciscus Brent
Kim Hunter Zira
Maurice Evans Dr. Zaius
Linda Harrison Nova
Paul Richards Mendez
Victor Buono Fat man
James Gregory Ursus
Jeff Corey Caspay
Natalie Trundy Albina
Thomas Gomez Minister
Charlton Heston
The second--and most horrifying--of the five Planet of the Apes movies, this film goes where few end-of-the-world movies ever dare tread. It's the far future. The mass of humanity has descended into speechless savagery, kept as captive animals by the talking apes who have inherited the world. Two astronauts from our time have landed here, retracing the path of their lost comrade, Captain Taylor (Charlton Heston). Unfortunately, they've landed in the middle of a grim situation. Warlike gorillas are preparing to eliminate the last shards of shattered human civilization, a degenerate, subterranean cult worshipping the greatest of all human achievements--the cobalt bomb. As well as rescuing Taylor, the two men have to stop the gorillas from wiping out humanity ... and stop humanity from fulfilling their self-appointed, self-destructive destiny. This is both thrill-a-minute science fiction and a surprisingly deep reflection on the human condition. Plus, it's got lots of guys in really keen ape suits. --Grant Balfour
Movie Details
Genre Sci-Fi; Action; Drama
Director Ted Post
Producer Mort Abrahams; Arthur P. Jacobs
Writer Pierre Boulle; Paul Dehn; Mort Abrahams
Studio 20th Century Fox
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating G
Running Time 100 mins
Movie Release Date 5/26/1970
Color Color
Personal Details
Format DVD
Seen It Yes
Index 792
Collection Status In Collection
Purchase Date 9/25/2006
Product Details
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 2.35:1
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
UPC (Barcode) 024543228080
Release Date 3/28/2006
Subtitles English; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Mono
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Includes a Behind-the-Scenes Photo Gallery
Trailers for Planet of the Apes (1968), Planet of the Apes (2001), Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes!
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