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Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

Escape from the Planet of the Apes
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Roddy McDowall Roddy McDowall
Kim Hunter Kim Hunter
Bradford Dillman Bradford Dillman
Dr. Lewis Dixon
Natalie Trundy Natalie Trundy
Dr. Stephanie Branton
Eric Braeden Eric Braeden
Dr. Otto Hasslein
William Windom William Windom
The President
Sal Mineo Sal Mineo

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An average movie

4 years, 1 month ago at Mar 30 8:51
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Recently, every evening, Nick, my step-son, asked me when we will watch the Planet of Apes again. He is pretty hooked and, especially this time, I was sharing his enthusiasm. Indeed, at the end of the previous installment, [spoiler] Charlton Heston himself launched a doomsday bomb destroying Earth. Heston thought he managed to put an end to the sequels but the producers obviously outsmarted him.[/... read more


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I love how cheesy this seems compared to today's movies, and the fact that the outdated aspects of the movie (giving a pregnant woman alcohol, for example), do not take away any of the enjoyment of this movie, the third in the Planet of the Apes franchise. Cornelius and Zira grow on you through each successive movie, and you want to see them live...

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The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Release date: 9 July 1971
Tags: Sci-fi (14), Time Travel (12), 1971 (12), 1970s (9), Sequel (8), Planet Of The Apes (8), Escape (5), Circus (4), Post Nuclear (4), Animals (4), Birth (4), Tragedy (4), Pregnancy (3), End Of The World (3), Simian Fiction (3), Action (3), Dystopic Future (3), Ape (3), Scientist (3), Ape Man (3)
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