G | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
20 March 2006 | Lee Eisenberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
10 | Get your hands off this movie, you damn dirty remake!
It's especially interesting that "Planet of the Apes" was released a few months before "2001: A Space ...
The "See No Evil, Hear No Evil" gag was entirely ad libbed on the set of the day of shooting. It was kept in because people found it amusing when the film was threatening to get too serious.
And that completes my final report until we reach touchdown. We're now on full automatic, in the hands of the computers. I have tucked my crew in for the long sleep and I'll be joining them soon. In less than an hour, we'll finish our sixth month ...
Despite being scientists and trained astronauts, the presence of a near-Earth atmospheric conditions and human (or human-like) beings never seems to puzzle the crew. If anything, the yellow star around which the planet orbits and the probable visibility of a single moon (in the daytime) would have indicated that they were on Earth, either in the future or the distant past. Finally, that the apes are shown riding horses (using saddles, bridles and stirrups) and using firearms, both of which were inventions from various civilizations on Earth, should have made it abundantly clear that the group was on Earth the entire time.
Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Planet of the Apes
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Planet of the Apes
Behind the Planet of the Apes
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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