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.
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission searches for the only survivor of the previous expedition. He discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telepathic humans.
Brent is an American astronaut, part of a team sent to locate missing fellow American astronaut, George Taylor. Following Taylor’s known flight trajectory, the search and rescue team crash lands on an unknown planet much like Earth in the year 3955, with Brent being the only survivor of the team. What Brent initially does not know, much like Taylor didn’t initially know when he landed here before Brent, is that he has landed back on Earth in the future, in the vicinity of what was New York City. Brent finds evidence that Taylor has been on the planet. In Brent’s search for Taylor, he finds that the planet is run by a barbaric race of English speaking apes, whose mission is in part to annihilate the human race. Brent eventually locates some of those humans, who communicate telepathically and who live underground to prevent detection by the apes. These humans, who are in their own way as barbaric as the apes, want in turn to protect their species. Brent has to figure out a way to save … Written by Huggo
|Tagline:||An army of civilized apes…A fortress of radiation-crazed super humans…Earth’s final battle is about to begin – Beneath the atomic rubble of what was once the city of New York!|
|Cast:||Charlton Heston, David Watson, Don Pedro Colley, Eldon Burke, Gregory Sierra, James Franciscus, James Gregory, Jeff Corey, Kim Hunter, Linda Harrison, Maurice Evans, Natalie Trundy, Paul Richards, Thomas Gomez, Tod Andrews, Victor Buono|