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Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

G
98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society, but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Director
Writers
Paul Dehn | Pierre Boulle (based upon characters created by)
Cinematographer
Joseph F. Biroc (as Joseph Biroc)
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$ 2,500,000
Gross (USA)
$ 12,348,905
Gross (World)
$ 12,348,905
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Release date
May 26, 1971 (United States)

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Roddy McDowall
Cornelius Cornelius   See fewer
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Bradford Dillman
Dr. Lewis Dixon Dr. Lewis Dixon   See fewer
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Natalie Trundy
Dr. Stephanie Branton Dr. Stephanie Branton   See fewer
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Eric Braeden
Dr. Otto Hasslein Dr. Otto Hasslein   See fewer
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William Windom
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John Randolph
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Harry Lauter
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Roy Glenn
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Peter Forster
Cardinal Cardinal   See fewer
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Norman Burton
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William Woodson
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Tom Lowell
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Gene Whittington
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Donald Elson
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Bill Bonds
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James Bacon
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John Alderman
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Jack Berle
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Paul Bradley
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Karl Bruck
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Sam Chew Jr.
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Walker Edmiston
Talking Baby Chimp (voice) (uncredited) Talking Baby Chimp (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sig Frohlich
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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James W. Gavin
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George Golden
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James Gonzalez
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Joe Gray
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Joseph La Cava
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Robert Nichols
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Janos Prohaska
Heloise (uncredited) Heloise (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Roberts
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Hank Robinson
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6.3 / 10 | 28,580 votes