Gone over 2,000 years, the space ship, aloft 18 months by the calendar, has been traveling at close to the speed of light far out in the universe.

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Planet of the Apes
Crash

The ship lands on a planet bearing little resemblance to earth. Wrecked on impact, the crew is forced to abandon ship.

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Their freedom is short-lived, for they are captured by uniformed gorillas on horseback.

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Taylor sees apes for the first time

Taylor escapes but is caught.

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Taylors trial

Taylor goes before the Ape Council

Zaius and his militiamen pursue them, Taylor takes Zaius hostage and the gorillas are ordered to retreat.

Taylor kisses Kira

Taylor asks Zira if he can kiss her. "But you are so ugly," replies Zira.

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The shocking conclusion of "Planet of the Apes" will not be revealed in any timeline.

The Cast
Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston

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Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall

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Linda Harrison

Linda Harrison

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Stewart Dies

Through a malfunction in her equipment the lone female in the quartet dies.

Taylor meets Nova

Taylor is given a female human cellmate, it is the gorillas' intentions to mate the pair.

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Cornelius and Zira help Taylor and Nova to escape

Taylor and Nova escape Zaius tells what he knows

The simian religion preaches "the human will make a desert of his home and yours..."

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Taylor and Nova ride off

Taylor and Nova flee deeper into the Forbidden Zone.

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Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter

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Maurice Evans

Maurice Evans

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