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Charlton Heston is George Taylor, one of several astronauts on a long, long space mission whose spaceship crash-lands on a remote planet, seemingly devoid of intelligent life. Soon the astronaut learns that this planet is ruled by a race of talking, thinking, reasoning apes who hold court over a complex, multilayered civilization. In this topsy-turvy society, the human beings are grunting, inarticulate primates, penned-up like animals. When ape leader Dr. Zaius (Maurice Evans) discovers that the captive Taylor has the power of speech, he reacts in horror and insists that the astronaut be killed. But sympathetic ape scientists Cornelius (Roddy McDowell) and Dr. Zira (Kim Hunter) risk their lives to protect Taylor -- and to discover the secret of their planet's history that Dr. Zaius and his minions guard so jealously.

Special Features

* Photo gallery
* Theatrical trailers
* "Planet of the Apes" web link
* Widescreen format [aspect ratio 2.35:1]
* Audio: English 5.1 Digital Surround; English Dolby Surround; French Dolby Surround
* Subtitles: English, Spanish

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FX2000791 Planet of the Apes DVD (1967/Roddy McDowell/Charlton Heston/Kim Hunter/Widescreen) $14.98