Planet of the Apes

Somewhere in the Universe, there must be something better than man!

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Science FictionAdventureDramaAction

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner

Release Date: 1968-02-07
Status: Released
Run time: 112 min / 1:52
Budget: $5,800,000
Revenue: $33,395,426
Production Companies : APJAC Productions, 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America



Charlton Heston
George Taylor
Roddy McDowall
Kim Hunter
Maurice Evans
Dr. Zaius
James Daly
Dr. Honorious
Linda Harrison
Robert Gunner
Lou Wagner
Woodrow Parfrey
Dr. Maximus
Jeff Burton
James Whitmore
President of the Assembly
Buck Kartalian
Norman Burton
Hunt Leader
Wright King
Dr. Galen
Paul Lambert
Army Archerd
Gorilla (uncredited)
Eldon Burke
Gorilla (uncredited)
William Graeff Jr.
Gorilla (uncredited)
Lars Hensen
Gorilla (uncredited)
Felix Silla
Child Gorilla (uncredited)
James Bacon
Ape (uncredited)
Billy Curtis
Child Ape (uncredited)
Frank Delfino
Child Ape (uncredited)
Buddy Douglas
Child Ape (uncredited)
Jerry Maren
Child Ape (uncredited)
Harry Monty
Child Ape (uncredited)
David Chow
Chimpanzee (uncredited)
Cass Martin
Chimpanzee (uncredited)
Smokey Roberds
Chimpanzee (uncredited)
Joe Tornatore
Gorilla (uncredited)
Dianne Stanley
Astronaut Stewart


Directing Franklin J. Schaffner Director
Writing Michael Wilson Author
Writing Rod Serling Author
Production Arthur P. Jacobs Producer
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
Camera Leon Shamroy Director of Photography
Editing Hugh S. Fowler Editor
Production Joe Scully Casting
Writing Pierre Boulle Novel
Art William J. Creber Art Direction
Art Jack Martin Smith Art Direction
Art Norman Rockett Set Decoration
Art Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Morton Haack Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Ben Nye Makeup Artist
Directing William Kissell Assistant Director
Crew Johnny Borgese Special Effects
Crew Joe Canutt Stunt Coordinator
Crew Lightning Bear Stunts
Camera Irving Rosenberg Camera Operator
Sound David Dockendorf Sound
Production William Eckhardt Unit Production Manager
Visual Effects L.B. Abbott Visual Effects
Visual Effects Art Cruickshank Visual Effects
Production Mort Abrahams Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Eve Newing Hairstylist
Directing Robert Doudell Assistant Director
Sound Herman Lewis Sound
Visual Effects Emil Kosa Jr. Visual Effects
Costume & Make-Up Robert Fuca Assistant Costume Designer
Crew Steve Bonner Driver
Crew Chris Haynes Driver
Directing Rose Steinberg Script Supervisor
Crew Frank Orsatti Stunts
Crew Kim Kahana Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Margaret Donovan Hair Department Head
Crew 'Chema' Hernandez Other
Crew Tap Canutt Stunts
Costume & Make-Up John Chambers Makeup Designer
Lighting Fred Hall Gaffer

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