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. The third in the original Planet of the Apes series.

  1. Pierre Boulle


  2. Don Taylor


  3. Paul Dehn


Top Billed Cast

  1. Roddy McDowall

    Roddy McDowall


  2. Kim Hunter

    Kim Hunter

    Dr. Zira

  3. Bradford Dillman

    Bradford Dillman

    Dr. Lewis Dixon

  4. Natalie Trundy

    Natalie Trundy

    Dr. Stephanie 'Stevie' Branton

  5. Eric Braeden

    Eric Braeden

    Dr. Otto Hasslein

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Escape from the Planet of the Apes


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 20, 1971


    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 38m

Budget $2,500,000.00

Revenue $12,348,905.00



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