Overview

Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans that fear the Apes' latest military movements and finds himself in the middle. Tension mounts to a climactic battle between ape and man deep in the bowels of the planet.

  1. Mort Abrahams

    Screenplay

  2. Ted Post

    Director

  3. Pierre Boulle

    Characters

  4. Paul Dehn

    Screenplay

  5. Pierre Boileau

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Franciscus

    James Franciscus

    Brent

  2. Kim Hunter

    Kim Hunter

    Dr. Zira

  3. Maurice Evans

    Maurice Evans

    Dr. Zaius

  4. Linda Harrison

    Linda Harrison

    Nova

  5. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    Taylor

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Beneath the Planet of the Apes

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 26, 1970
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $18,999,718.00

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