Planet of the Apes (1968) was a Science Fiction - Adventure Film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and produced by Arthur P. Jacobs and Mort Abrahams.
Planet of the Apes was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2001.
Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Costume Design||Morton Haack||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Jerry Goldsmith||Nominated|
|Honorary Award||John Chambers||Won|
1968 Fest – Making A Monkey Out Of Charlton Heston – Planet Of The Apes (1968)By Michael on Apr 30, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings
I find it hard to believe that in all the time that I’ve been writing this blog I’ve not written about one of my all-time favorite movies.Fortunately this 1968-fest gives me a chance to rectify that. I can’t remember how young I was when I first saw Planet of the Apes. One of the g... Read full article
No, I’m Not Gonna Make A Gorilla Warfare Pun Here – War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)By Michael on Feb 5, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings
While watching War for the Planet of the Apes I found myself wondering: When did Woody Harrelson become one of our most interesting working actors? I mean, even from his early days on Cheers it was obvious that he was talented, but recently he has become one of those actors whose movies I will seek ... Read full article
1001 Classic Movies: Planet of the Apes (1968)By Amanda Garrett on Mar 27, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films
Planet of the Apes (1968), starring Charlton Heston, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). The new film Kong: Skull Island (2017) h... Read full article
Ticklish Business Episode 3: Planet of the Apes (1968)on Jul 27, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film
I talk with Dwight Hurst about the 1968 sci-fi adventure Planet of the Apes in honor of TCM’s recent nationwide screening of the film.? https://www.podbean.com/media/player/pazkr-612bce Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account.... Read full article
?TCM Big Screen Classics: Planet of the Apes? Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (July 1 – July 16)By Annmarie Gatti on Jul 1, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Win Tickets to see ?Planet of the Apes? on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide?July 24 &?July 27! CMH is thrilled to announce the next of our?fabulous monthly?movie ticket giveaways this year,?courtesy of Fathom Events!?That said, this month, we?ll be giving away?SIX PAIRS?of tickets to... Read full article
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George Taylor: Chalk up another victory to the human spirit.
George Taylor: It's a mad house! A mad house!
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The final scene with Taylor coming across the Statue of Liberty was suggested by Rod Serling. According to rumor, Pierre Boulle was greatly upset by this ending, but later warmed to it, preferring this new ending over the very different ending he had written. The skeletal remains of the torch appear as "set decoration" in the final episode ofJunkyard of Space.
The sound effect of the rocket ship hurtling through the atmosphere of the ape planet and then landing in the lake is the exact same sound effect used for the Batmobile in motion from the TV show "Batman" also produced by 20th Century Fox.
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