The Naked Ape (1973)

PG 08/01/1973 (US) AnimationComedyWar 1h 25m
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The naked ape is only human.


Somewhat based on Desmond Morris's fascinating book of pop anthropology, this partially animated satirical docudrama produced by Playboy Magazine publisher Hugh Hefner, traces the evolution of human kind and offers insight into the reasons why we behave the way we do. Though often dealing with sexuality, nothing in the film is terribly offensive or graphic. A prime example of mainstream experimental film-making from the early 70's featuring a young and breathtakingly lovely Victoria Principal.

  1. Donald Driver

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Johnny Crawford


  2. Victoria Principal


  3. Norm Grabowski


  4. Robert Ito

    Robert Ito

    Samurai Warrior

  5. John Hillerman

    John Hillerman


  6. Dennis Olivieri


  7. Brett Parker

    College Professor

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Status Released

Original Language English

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