Released Date
April 3, 1968
Distributor
Twentieth Century Fox
Genre
Sci-Fi
Rating
G
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$32,589,624 + $9,864 = $32,599,488
1923-2008

Charlton Heston

as George Taylor

1928-1998

Roddy McDowall

as Cornelius

1918-1978

James Daly

as Honorious

1922-2002

Kim Hunter

as Zira

1921-2009

James Whitmore

as President of the Assembly

76

Linda Harrison

as Nova

1901-1989

Maurice Evans

as Dr. Zaius

About Planet of the Apes (1968)

An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

About

Loosely based on the 1963 French novel La Planète des Singes, the film tells the story of an astronaut crew that finds themselves on a strange planet in the distant future where apes assumed the role of the dominant species. 

Trivia

The movie was the original of a series of five films made between 1968 and 1973. It was followed by two TV series also made in the '70s, a 2001 remake film of the same and a reboot series that began with Rise of the Planet of the Apes