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. Pierre Boulle


  2. Ted Post


  3. Pierre Boileau


  4. Mort Abrahams


  5. Paul Dehn


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Franciscus

    James Franciscus


  2. Kim Hunter

    Kim Hunter

    Dr. Zira

  3. Maurice Evans

    Maurice Evans

    Dr. Zaius

  4. Linda Harrison

    Linda Harrison


  5. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston


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



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 26, 1970


    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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