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Battle for the Planet of the Apes [1973]

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Director:J. Lee Thompson
Writer:John William Corrington
Joyce Hooper Corrington
Composer:Leonard Rosenman
Length:86 minutes
(1 hour 26 minutes)
MPAA Rating:G
Suggested Event Use:Friday 13
Sorting Category:SciFi
IMDB Rating:4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:35%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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  • Sci-Fi
  • Family
  • Action
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Synopsis: Caesar must make some hard decisions in order to create a world for both Ape and Human.


Reaction: This is a well-made movie. Not the best in the series, but as sequels go, it works pretty well as a concept movie.


Personal Rating: 8/10

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J. Lee Thompson => Director
John William Corrington => Writer
Joyce Hooper Corrington => Writer
Leonard Rosenman => Composer
Pierre Boulle => Inspired by Novel "La plančte des singes"
Austin Stoker => MacDonald
Bobby Porter => Cornelius, Son of Caesar
Claude Akins => General Aldo
Colleen Camp => Julie, Lisa's Servant
France Nuyen => Alma
John Huston => The Lawgiver
John Landis => Jake's Friend
Lew Ayres => Mandemus
Natalie Trundy => Lisa
Noah Keen => Abe the Teacher
Paul Williams => Prof. Virgil
Richard Eastham => Mutant Captain
Roddy McDowall => Caesar
Severn Darden => Governor Kolp

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Colleen Camp's film debut.
  • The scenes of Ape City in this film were filmed at the Fox Ranch, now Malibu State Park.