Planet of the Apes:
Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall star in this legendary science-fiction masterpiece. Astronaut Taylor (Heston) crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes 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 (McDowall). Winner of an honorary Academy Award for Outstanding Make-Up Achievement, Planet Of The Apes is grand entertainment, from its visually arresting beginning to the chilling last moment.
Beneath The Planet Of The Apes:
In the acclaimed sequel to Planet of the Apes, another astronaut (James Franciscus) crashes through the time barrier searching for the missing Taylor (Charlton Heston). The daring rescue mission leads to a subterranean city where mutant humans, who practise mind control, worship a weapon capable of destroying the entire planet.
Escape From The Planet Of The Apes:
Roddy McDowall and Kim Hunter reprise their roles from the original Planet of the Apes in this third chapter of the Apes saga. Two intelligent simians from the future, Cornelius (McDowall) and Zira (Hunter) travel to present-day Earth. They become instant sensations, wined and dined and treated like celebrities - until a high-level plot forces them to run for their lives!
Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes:
The fourth episode of the legendary Apes saga, stars Roddy McDowall and Ricardo Montalban. The time is the near future. Apes have substituted cats and dogs as household pets, and replaced servants as personal assistants - until their continual mistreatment provokes one advanced ape from the future, Caesar (McDowall), to lead a spectacular revolt that marks the beginning of the ape revolution.
Battle For The Planet of The Apes:
The fifth and last chapter of the legendary Apes saga is set in 2670 A.D. After the revolution, brought about by Caesar, the world is now a desolated place. Now man and apes try to live together in an uneasy harmony, with apes having the edge over man as the leaders. When the smoke clears the carnage is everywhere, but there is hope for a new beginning for man and ape.
Planet of The Apes (2001):
In the year 2029, interstellar reconnaissance missions are relegated to chimpanzee pilots from the space station OBERON in deep space. On one such mission, a chimp loses communication and vanishes from the radar. Fearless astronaut Leo Davidson launches a rescue mission and, following a malfunction, lands on a jungle-like planet not unlike Earth.
To Leo's astonishment, English-speaking apes and primitive humans inhabit the planet. Following his capture by the apes and his subsequent escape, Leo assembles a small band of defiant humans and empathetic apes in an attempt to re-establish contact with OBERON, but his focus changes following an unexpected discovery. Armed with this new information, Leo leads a rebellion against an overpowering ape force that will result in freedom or complete annihilation.
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes:
From the creators of Avatar comes the number 1 UK blockbuster and ultimate Sci-fi re-boot – Rise of the Planet of the Apes an origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.
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its great to see the difference betweeen the original planet of the apes movies to the modern ones. the original films as with the tv series was way ahead of it time with basic special effects and the late great roddy mc dowell as galen in the series and various other names like cornelious in the movies,the new one is fantastic although i think a remake of battle for planet of the apes.this is a dvd worth getting especially if you are a fan of planet of the apes.
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